Is the EU bringing the hammer down on Russia?

The EU is expected to move ahead with heavier, sectoral sanctions against Russia next week. Today it added two Ukrainian rebel groups to its list of sanctioned individuals.

By , Staff writer

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A week after the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, European Union officials today moved ahead with sanctions targeted at Russian specific business sectors, but held back on targeting members of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.