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EU and U.S. Weigh More Sanctions Against Russia

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The European Union and the U.S. are considering additional sanctions against Russia in technology, energy, defense and banking over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.

EU leaders threatened “further restrictive measures” on Russia as soon as Thursday, when the bloc’s foreign ministers meet in Brussels, after the worst clashes between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops since a September truce.