Russia Hit By More U.S. Sanctions


putinDespite the current ceasefire in Ukraine, the U.S. will unveil new sanctions against Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors. President Obama made the announcement today, citing that the U.S. “has yet to see conclusive evidence that Russia has ceased its efforts to destabilize Ukraine.”

If Russian President Vladimir Putin pulls out of Ukraine, the sanctions could be rolled back-but, Obama warned, “if, instead, Russia continues its aggressive actions and violations of international law, the costs will continue to rise.” Read more at McClatchy D.C.

{Andy Newscenter}


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