Obama issues new sanctions against Russia

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Monday, March 17, 2014

New York Times: President Obama has imposed sanctions on key individuals deemed responsible for the current crisis in Ukraine.

"Today, I’m announcing a series of measures that will continue to increase the cost on Russia and on those responsible for what is happening in Ukraine. First, as authorized by the executive order I signed two weeks ago, we are imposing sanctions on specific individuals responsible for undermining the sovereignty, territorial integrity and government of Ukraine. We’re making it clear that there are consequences for their actions."

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