The leaders of the European Union agreed to extend the sanctions against the Russian Federation for another six months at the summit in Brussels as Rikard Jozwiak, the correspondent of Radio Liberty reported on Twitter.
"The EU leaders agreed to extend the economic sanction for six months," he wrote.
The term of the sanctions against Russia ends on July 31.
Earlier the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine introduced the refreshed sanctions list, which now consists of 1,762 individuals and 786 companies, political parties and industrial enterprises, based either in Russia or in the occupied areas of eastern Ukraine.
Another 30 entities and 14 people joined the list.
According to the SBU, Ukraine's state security service, Ukraine imposed the restrictive measures, identical to those imposed by the U.S. government against the entities, involved in the activity of Russian special services in the cyberspace. Among these are 'Kvant' research centre, LLC 'DiveTechnoService', LLC 'Digital Security Technologies', ERPScan BV and Embedi Limited.