US imposes visa restrictions on Russian officials as Obama signs sanctions order

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German chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukraine prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at an emergency summit in Brussels.
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Barack Obama ramped up pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin on Thursday by imposing visa restrictions on officials for “threatening the sovereignty of Ukraine” and signing an executive order enabling further sanctions against Moscow. The White House said the measures were a response to Russia’s “ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity”, a reference to its intervention in the southern peninsula of Crimea.

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Problem is that Threatening the sovereignty of Ukr... by jean labrek on Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 6:41:09 PM
Just where do you get "silly insight" like this? ... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 4:38:55 AM
IMF/Bankster puppets in government don't care how ... by intotheabyss on Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 9:04:57 AM