Obama Prepared To Impose Harsher Sanctions On Russia

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The United States is prepared to levy broader sanctions against Russia if the country decides to seriously threaten Ukraine’s sovereignty, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday while speaking at a nuclear energy conference in the Netherlands.

During his closing remarks for the Nuclear Security Summit at The Hague, Netherlands, Obama said the U.S. and its European allies were prepared to impose sanctions on Russia’s key economic sectors if the country steps up its aggression toward Ukraine.

“It is now up to Russian to act responsibly,” Obama...
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