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U.S. says Russia will 'bear consequences' for move into Ukraine
U.S. says Russia will 'bear consequences' for move into Ukraine

The Obama administration Friday condemned the unauthorized entry of a Russian convoy into embattled eastern Ukraine, warning that the Kremlin would "bear additional consequences" for the move. Unless Russia removes the convoy it "will face additional costs and consequences from the United States and our partners in the international community," Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said. In a statement issued a little while later, National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said the entry violated Ukraine's sovereignty. Russia, she said, "will bear additional consequences." Their words suggested that the White House is preparing a...

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