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Obama announces drastic sanctions against Russia

Obama announces drastic sanctions against Russia
Posted March 20th, 2014 @ 12:14pm by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – President Obama may not want to send troops to Ukraine, but he's all too willing to fight Vladimir Putin with dollars. Obama today announced that he is expanding sanctions to yet more individuals both within and outside of the Russian government, and to a bank that has provided them with material support. More ominously, he warned that he'd signed an executive order allowing him to sanction not just people, but entire sectors of Russia's economy.

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