HollandeRisks EU Split Over Russian Sanctions Relief
ByJames G. Neuger Dec 19, 2014
Europestumbled into a debate over the end of sanctions on the economically distressedRussia after French President Francois Hollande became the first major leaderto dangle the prospect of easing the curbs.
Hollande’sappeal at a European Union summit yesterday was a reminder that the bans onfinancing of major Russian banks and the export of energy-exploration equipmentwill lapse next July unless renewed unanimously by the 28 EU governments.
Hollande Risks EU Split Over Russian Sanctions Relief - Bloomberg