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EU expands sanctions on Russian officials, weighs broader penalties
EU expands sanctions on Russian officials, weighs broader penalties

Europe's top diplomats agreed Tuesday to impose sanctions on more Russian officials and entities that have allegedly contributed to the unrest in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 by a suspected Russian missile. Dozens of names are already on the blacklist. Foreign ministers from the European Union's 28 member states, meeting in Brussels, stopped short of sanctions against whole sectors of the Russian economy but ordered EU bureaucrats to come up with such targeted measures by Thursday. The measures could then be activated if Russia persists in destabilizing Ukraine. Those measures would curtail trade in arms, energy technology...

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