Hirunews Logo
US+lines+up+Russia+sanctions
Friday, 07 March 2014 - 8:20
US lines up Russia sanctions
24

Shares
2,980

Views
The United States imposed visa bans and set the stage for wider sanctions against Russia, warning any move to split the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine would break international law.

The stern message was aimed at President Vladimir Putin over Russia's incursion into Ukraine, and came as Secretary of State John Kerry worked in Europe for a diplomatic way out of the worst East-West crisis in decades.

The visa ban targets Russians and Ukrainians blamed for threatening the sovereignty or territorial integrity of Ukraine, where pro-Moscow president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted after mass protests last month.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
144 Views
2,584 Views
3,649 Views
10,242 Views
15,831 Views
56,225 Views
Top