Politics & Government

March 20, 2014 11:42 AM

U.S. poised to slap sanctions on ‘key sectors’ of Russia’s economy, Obama warns

President Obama on Thursday announced new sanctions on senior Russian government officials, a Russian bank and “influential” individuals close to Russian President Vladimir Putin -- and said he’s signed an executive order to allow the U.S. to impose sanctions against “key sectors” of the Russian economy.

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