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The high-ranking diplomat described them as “cynical”.
“Such economic measures are useless. No one can understand such language,” Karasin said.
At the same time, he said, “The sanctions can help us pull together: Russia’s economy will be more effective and the society will be stronger.”
The European Commission may also impose an arms embargo to limit Russian weapons exports to Europe estimated at 3.2 billion euros a year and restrict trade in dual-purpose goods.
The new sanctions also include restrictions on trade in and out of Crimean ports.