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US lines up Russia sanctions, opposes Crimea secession

US President Barack Obama speaks about the situation in Ukraine on March 6, 2014The United States on Thursday 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. President Barack Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin to explain the measures, which he said were in response to Russia’s “violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” Obama further stiffened the US response to Russia’s incursion into Ukraine as his Secretary of State John Kerry worked in Europe for a diplomatic way out of the worst East-West crisis in decades.

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