EU to Consider Lifting Russia Sanctions

October 14, 2014 7:47 PM

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The European Union will consider lifting sanctions against Russia later this month if the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine is stabilized, the EU's lead delegate to Russia told news agency RIA Novosti on Tuesday.

A cease-fire between Kiev's bloodied forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was agreed to in September, but fighting has continued intermittently. The EU has accused Russia of sending in its own troops to aid the separatists, an accusation the Russian government denies.

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