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29th Aug 2016

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EU publishes new Russia blacklist

The EU has named the 12 new people to face visa bans and asset freezes over Crimea's annexation. The top names include: Russian deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin; two senior Kremlin officials, Sergey Glazyev and Vladislav Surkov; Russian senate speaker Valentina Matviyenko; Russian Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin; and propagandist Dmitry Kiselyov.

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