The EU has visa bans and asset freezes in place targeting 150 individuals, including high-ranking Russians, and 37 entities such as banks, companies and rebel groups.
If Russia divides European opinion on sanctions, “this will be the biggest success story for President Putin,” Yatsenyuk said, after talks in Brussels with European Council President Donald Tusk, who will chair the summit.
[…] on Thursday, an influential European Parliament committee voted in favor of a plan to provide Ukraine with 1.8 billion euros ($1.92 billion) in medium-term loans to help lift the country out of economic recession. …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle