The EU Council has published the September 15 press release on the extension for 6 months sanctions against Russia. The restrictive measures apply to 146 individuals and 37 organizations. Sanctions extended until March 15, 2017.
photo: Gennady Cherkasov
Sanctions were imposed in March 2014, and was then extended in March 2016. The Council of the EU, assessing the current situation, saw no reason to change the list of individuals and entities targeted by the sanctions.
Details will be published in the EU official journal on Friday 16 September.