Russia Vows Response to EU Sanctions Extension

March 20, 2015 4:29 PM

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Russia has denounced the European Union's move to maintain sanctions against Moscow over its role in the Ukraine conflict, calling Thursday's decision to extend the measures "destructive."

Speaking to reporters Friday in Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov refused to specify how Russia would respond, but said it would "do what is in its national interests in terms of retaliatory steps."

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