shutterstock.com Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says Russia sanctions over its aggression in Ukraine can be extended for 12 months rather than six months. "We have sanctions because of Minsk. Since we have no progress in Minsk, so additional sanctions or at least extension for 12 months rather than six months could really take place," he said at the Foreign Affairs Council, taking place in Luxembourg on April 16, 2018, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels. Read alsoRussian ruble plunge not to affect Ukraine&#39;s forex market - experts"Also to go after, so to say, oligarchs, against money laundering, against these schemes which are supporting, so to say, those forces which are really making damage in the region. So we really should take it very seriously and also we have to discuss our own resilience," Linkevicius said.