The European Union imposed sanctions against Russia for cyber attacks

the European Union approved sanctions against Russian citizens. Restrictions were imposed for alleged involvement in cyber attacks against the interests of the European Union, said in a statement in Official journal of the EU.

the text specifies Alexey Minin, Alexey Morenets, Evgeny Serebryakov Oleg Sotnikov. In the “black list” also came, as stated, the Main center of special technologies of the Main intelligence Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces. Sanctions are also imposed against a number of citizens of China.

Restrictions include a ban on entry into EU countries and freezing of assets.

in Germany, accused Russian hackers of cyber attack on the Bundestag made in 2015. It was reported that Berlin began talks with the EU on sanctions against the Russians.