EU postpones new Russia sanctions at Ukraine's request

The European Union on Monday postponed the implementation of new sanctions against representatives of the Russian government and separatists in response to Ukraine's request, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius said.
Linas Linkevičius
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