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EU governments agree to impose economic sanctions on Russia

The sanctions will be reviewed after three months, one diplomat said.

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, on July 29, 2014. (MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images)

European Union governments reached a deal on Tuesday to impose economic sanctions against Russia, targeting its oil industry, defense, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies, diplomats said.

The sanctions will be reviewed after three months, one diplomat said.

(Reporting by Justyna Pawlak and Tom Koerkemeier; editing by Barbara Lewis)

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/140729/eu-governments-agree-impose-economic-sanctions-russia