E.U. imposes new sanctions on Russian officials, stops short of tougher penalties

By Anthony Faiola, Griff Witte, July 22, 2014

BERLIN — The European Union agreed Tuesday to expand a list of Russian entities and individuals subject to asset freezes and travel bans and threatened to target vast sectors of the Russian economy if Moscow does not act swiftly to rein in rebels believed to have shot down a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine.

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