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Australia’s Tony Abbott announces additional sanctions against Russia

The measures will correspond to the sanctions regime of the EU imposed on Russia
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott EPA/LUKAS COCH
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott

List of new sanctions against Russia

On Saturday, Reuters news agency reported that EU leaders intended to urgently prepare the list of possible further sanctions against Russia in connection with crisis in Ukraine.

According to the report, this clause was included in the draft statement expected to be adopted by heads of EU member states at a meeting in Brussels.

“According to a draft statement from the summit, the EU leaders were set to ask the European Commission and the EU's diplomatic service "to urgently undertake preparatory work" on further sanctions that could be implemented if necessary,” Reuters reported.