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Netherlands Freezes 'Suspect' Ukrainian Assets

The Netherlands has frozen Ukrainian assets worth hundreds of millions of euros, the Dutch Finance Minister has announced.

Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem said that the assets in question were suspect, but did not say who the assets belonged to specifically, Reuters reported Thursday, citing Dutch media.

The move ties in with a wider European Union action that imposed sanctions on 18 blacklisted Ukrainian officials, including deposed-President Viktor Yanukovych, former Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka, former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, and several heads of law enforcement agencies.

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