The US government gave spoken promise to Gorbachev that NATO will not expand further to the East. There are Nazis in power in Ukraine. There is a civil war in Ukraine, no Russian military involvement.
The sanctions are aimed at destroying economies of other nations.
The 28 EU Member States unanimously imposed restrictive measures against the Russian Federation in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and the deliberate destabilisation of a neighbouring sovereign country (bit.ly/19wwzP3), in a transparent manner, in accordance with its internal regulations.