EU Moves Toward Tougher Russia Sanctions as Greece Yields

January 29, 2015 6:48 PM

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(Bloomberg) -- European Union governments moved toward imposing further economic sanctions on Russia as Greece’s new administration refrained from casting a veto that could leave it isolated in Europe.

EU foreign ministers gave the go-ahead to prepare steps that would go beyond last year’s decisions to ban financing for Russian state-owned banks and prohibit the export of advanced energy-exploration technology. The EU will also extend a blacklist of 132 people including Russian politicians and mil...

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