eu diplomats have today decided to prolong the visa ban and asset freezes by another six months of politicians from #Russia and separatist in #Crimea & #Donbas. Zakharchenko will obviously be removed so 154 ppl and 44 entities. To be confirmed by ambs on wed. #Ukraine— Rikard Jozwiak (@RikardJozwiak) September 3, 2018
Earlier, Montenegro, Albania, Norway and Ukraine announced an intention to reconcile their national policy with the prolongation of the anti-Russian sanctions.
Reportedly, on July 5, the EU prolonged economic sanctions against Russia till December 31, 2019. The sanctions were imposed in July 2014 as a response to Russia’s destabilizing activity in Ukraine.