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Obama orders deeper Venezuela sanctions over abuses
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Obama orders deeper Venezuela sanctions over abuses

Ramon Sahmkow | AFP - March 9, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. —  U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday ordered fresh sanctions against senior Venezuelan officials involved in cracking down on the opposition. Venezuela responded angrily, recalling its…

Obama urges Putin to back down in Ukraine or face new steps
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Obama urges Putin to back down in Ukraine or face new steps

Julianna Goldman, Mike Dorning and Daria Marchak | Bloomberg - March 25, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russia to de-escalate the crisis over Ukraine or face the consequences of more sanctions if it encroaches further…

Ukraine crisis escalates as US, Europe hit Russians with sanctions
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Ukraine crisis escalates as US, Europe hit Russians with sanctions

Karen DeYoung and Griff Witte | The Washington Post - March 17, 2014

The international crisis over Ukraine escalated sharply Monday as the United States and Europe imposed sanctions on senior Russian political and military figures, and Russian President Vladimir…