Mar 06

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Obama imposes visa restrictions aimed at Russian officials

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration slapped new visa restrictions Thursday on pro-Russian opponents of the new Ukraine government in Kiev and cleared the way for financial sanctions as the West began punishing Moscow for its occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55izx6rbCqg] Liz Wahl, an anchor and correspondent for the Russian government-funded television network, RT — formerly known as “Russia Today” — announced her resignation during a live broadcast Wednesday. Wahl, who works for RT’s Washington bureau, said she could not…

Mar 05

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Analysts: Russia unlikely to pull back in Crimea

WASHINGTON -- Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin…

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