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EU, U.S. Expand Sanctions on Russia

published about 1 hour ago
The European Union and the U.S. adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia on Tuesday to punish Moscow's unbending stance in the Ukraine conflict.

World Briefing: Germany: Body Is Found Above Plane’s Landing Gear

published about 2 hours ago
The Pentagon said Tuesday that members of the military at Ramstein Air Base in Germany had found the body of an adolescent male trapped above the landing gear of a C-130 aircraft after a trip to Africa.

As Sanctions Pile Up, Russians’ Alarm Grows Over Putin Tactics

published about 2 hours ago
As Sanctions Pile Up, Russians’ Alarm Grows Over Putin Tactics
Fears are that the festering turmoil in Ukraine and the new round of sanctions announced Tuesday will damage the economy to the extent that ordinary Russians feel it.

EU Shifts From Go-Slow Approach With Russia

published about 5 hours ago
Now that Europe—driven by public outrage and Kremlin recalcitrance in the aftermath of the Flight 17 crash—is taking steps to penalize broad sectors of Russia's economy, some top diplomats are asking why the measures weren't carried out earlier.

Obama Announces New Russian Sanctions

published about 7 hours ago
The president, speaking from the South Lawn of the White House, discussed new economic sanctions against Russia amid unrest in neighboring Ukraine.