Extension of Russian sanctions on agenda for EU foreign ministers

EU flagsExtension of Russian sanctions: The possibility of adding more names to the the list of Russian companies and banks banned from raising money through SWIFT is to be discussed at the Thursday (January 29th) meeting of EU foreign ministers.  EU officials are also believed to be exploring the possibility of expanding the list of goods and technologies whose export is banned in Russia; restrictions on the purchase of Russian sovereign debt; and expanding the list of persons whose assets should be frozen. Interfax