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European Union sanctions Russian intelligence chiefs over Ukraine

Published on Jul 26, 2014 2:55 PM
 

BRUSSELS (AFP) - The European Union announced Saturday it had broadened its sanctions against Russia over its role in conflict-torn Ukraine to include the heads of intelligence services.

The director of the FSB security service, Alexander Bortnikov, and the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, Mikhail Fradkov are on the new list of 15 people and 18 entities targeted by an asset freeze and travel bans, the EU's Official Journal said.

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