Ukraine Violence Prompts US To Mull Sanctions

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 3:59 PM EST) -- The U.S. will consider leveling sanctions as one of several possible responses to a recent escalation of political violence in Ukraine that has left dozens of people dead and hundreds wounded, top Obama administration officials said Wednesday. 

In the wake of deadly clashes in Ukraine's capital, Kiev, Secretary of State John Kerry and Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes signaled Wednesday that punitive sanctions were among the options the U.S. was considering as a response. The officials noted that the U.S. plans to coordinate with the...
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