European Union foreign ministers agreed on Thursday to extend targeted sanctions against separatist leaders in Ukraine and their Russian backers by six months and hit additional people with sanctions but showed no appetite for broader economic measures against Russia in the immediate future. The extension of the sanctions suggested that Greece’s new government, while openly skeptical of sanctions on Russia, wouldn’t break European Union unity on the issue. The statement foreign ministers agreed maintained a tough tone on Russia, saying Moscow had given the rebels “continued and growing” support and held “responsibility” for the latest violence. However, a tougher test for the bloc’s unity will come if there is a fresh surge in violence in eastern Ukraine and the pressure builds to seriously consider fresh economics […]