EU urges more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Crimea

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By Robin Emmott and Dmitry Solovyov

The European Union called on Friday for more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula two years ago, but the Kremlin said Crimea was Russian land and its status non-negotiable.

In a statement issued on the anniversary of the formal absorption of Crimea into Russia, the 28-nation EU said it was very worried about Moscow’s military build-up in the region.

The EU also said it would maintain sanctions that ban European companies from...


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EU urges more countries to impose sanctions on Russia over Crimea


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