Friday, March 21, 2014

Obama extends Russia sanctions over Crimea

From Al Jazeera English

Published on Mar 20, 2014

US President Barack Obama has announced additional sanctions on senior officials in the Russian government in response to Moscow's seizure of the Crimea region from Ukraine. The US president, speaking at the White House on Thursday, also said Russia's threats to southern and eastern Ukraine posed a serious risk of escalation of the crisis in the region.