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EU Awaits Navalny Trial For Sanctions Decision; Moscow Arrests & Fines 94 Protesters



  • EU holds off on Navalny sanctions, saying it was "premature" to hit the Kremlin with sanctions.
  • EU's Borrell says the meeting in the first week of Feb will discuss Navalny, coming after his sentencing trial on 02 Feb.
  • Says the EU council is ready to act and take appropriate measures, but will need to see the extent of the prison term given to Navalny before imposing sanctions
  • Moscow courts sanction the arrest of 30 people and issued fines of between $232-$3,313 to 64 in relation to weekend protests. More protests expected on Sunday
  • PPI data due 1600GMT exp M/M at 0.7% vs 1.0% & Y/Y at 3.9% vs 2.4% prior
  • Deputy Finmin takes part in State Duma Session 0900GMT
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