EU protests Russian blacklist of European politicians

center_img Sponsored Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Phone calls to the Russian Foreign Ministry seeking a comment went unanswered. But the state news agencies Tass and RIA-Novosti late Saturday cited an unnamed foreign ministry official as saying the list was developed in response to sanctions against Russia that the EU imposed over the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in eastern Ukraine.The respected newspaper Kommersant said the list includes European figures with top positions in the military and intelligence spheres.The entry ban comes amid increased tensions between the West and Russia over its alleged support of the eastern Ukraine armed separatists.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facilitylast_img