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KIEV Online Fenty Puma Rihanna Suede Creepers Nere Marrone , May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine expanded its sanctions to popular Russian media outlets and IT companies on Tuesday, sparking a new round of bitter wrangling between Moscow and pro-West Kiev.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree to blacklist nearly a dozen Russian TV channels and news websites and more than 50 IT companies, according to the presidential press service.
Russian social media networks Vkontakte (the Russian equivalent of Facebook) and Odnoklassniki were banned. The two networks account for 53 percent and 34 percent of Ukraine''s daily Internet audience respectively.
The blacklist also includes Russia''s largest search engine Yandex In Offerta Fenty Puma Rihanna Suede Creepers Tutte Nere , anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab and Mail.ru service.
The sanctions will be in place between one year and three years depending on the company.
It was the first time Kiev restricted popular Russian-language Internet services in Ukraine, which has abroad historical and cultural connections with Russia.
Also on Tuesday, the Ukrainian parliament passed a bill to introduce punishment for the making and wearing of Saint George''s Ribbon Italia Fenty Puma Rihanna Suede Creepers Grigie Marrone , which is widely seen as a symbol of the Russian military.
In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry called the Ukrainian sanctions a "frank and impudent violation of generally accepted international norms and obligations."
Kiev has so far imposed sanctions against 468 companies and 1,228 individuals Offerta Fenty Puma Rihanna Suede Creepers Verde Rosse , which are mostly Russian, over their alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Relations between Kiev and Moscow have soured since 2014 when Crimea rejoined Russia following a referendum Vendita Fenty Puma Rihanna Creepers Velvet Nere , but Ukraine said the peninsula was illegally annexed by Russia and remains a Ukrainian territory.
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BEIJING, March?17 (Xinhuanet) -- European powers and Iran made little progress late Monday toward reaching an agreement to end the standoff over Tehran''s nuclear program, as an end-of-March deadline closes in.
As Iran''s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif touched down in Brussels Nuove Fenty Puma Rihanna Creepers Velvet Rosse , the E-U''s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini described talks on Tehran''s nuclear program as entering a crucial phase.
The talks involving Zarif and Mogherini came on the sidelines of an E-U foreign affairs meeting. Officials said the remaining stumbling blocks largely revolved around political issues like lifting sanctions and access for inspectors.
"The main difficulty in the talks with Iran is not only to move on several topics about the nuclear but especially to the possibility to control what is going on in the field and there are still some difficulties there and I hope there will be progress on this topic." Said Didier Reynders, Delgian Duputy PM & Minister for Foreign Affairs.
An agreement, that has slowly taken shape over the past 15 months Acquista Fenty Puma Rihanna Creepers Velvet Grigie , could see Iran freeze large parts of its nuclear program for a decade in exchange for a gradual end to international sanctions.
This week Zarif is also holding several days of talks with U-S Secretary of State John Kerry in Switzerland. While the Iran talks were widely discussed on Monday, E-U ministers also announced the bloc had deployed a new military assistance mission to the Central African Republic.
Ministers also discussed the ongoing violence in Libya as well as attempts to bring the two rival governments there together into a grand coalition to end the bloodshed.