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Obama: U.S. to impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Obama: U.S. to impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

President Obama on Monday announced the U.S. would impose a new round of sanctions on individuals and companies in Russia in an effort to get President Vladimir Putin to “walk the walk and not just talk the talk” of deescalating the crisis in Ukraine. Obama said the sanctions will focus on “some areas of high-tech defense exports” to Russia that the U.S. considers out of bounds in the current climate of tensions. The U.S. goal is “not to go after Mr. Putin personally,” Obama told reporters at a news conference during a state visit here. “The goal is to change his calculus.” If Russian aggression continues in Ukraine, Obama said, the...

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