Reuters: EU governments must decide on new Russia sanctions, Brussels says

17:55, 06 September 2018
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While the 28-nation bloc is renewing sanctions on Russia over Kremlin's support for illegal armed formations in Ukraine, countries including Austria and Italy are highly reluctant to approve new measures and want closer business ties with Moscow, Reuters said.

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