Photo: Getty Images the EU will discuss new measures against Russia

Additional restrictive measures against the Russian Federation scheduled for review for actions that undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty.

Permanent representatives of 28 member countries of the Eu ropean Union will consider on may 8 additional restrictive measures against Russia, according to the website of the EU Council.

“The restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine − new lists”, − is spoken in the 46th paragraph of the provisional agenda of the upcoming meeting.

Note, in mass media the information appeared that the EU can expand sanctions list in connection with the elections of the President of Russia in the Crimea.

The Committee of permanent representatives of EU countries is the main preparatory body of the Council of the EU. All the questions that should be included in the agenda of the Council, as a rule, first discussed in the Committee of permanent representatives. If the sanctions will be agreed, then they should be formally and unanimously approved by the Council of the EU.

The EU formally extended sanctions against Russia

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine has decided to renew the old and to introduce new sanctions against Russia, given the similar decisions of the United States and EU countries.

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