President Obama, disregarding his own red line, dithers on Ukraine

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date April 21, 2014
Quotes-start.png When the Russian-backed operatives first began taking over buildings in Donetsk and other cities two weeks ago, Mr. Kerry told a congressional hearing that broad sanctions against the Russian banking, energy and mining sectors were “on the table.” Those steps would give pause to the Russian elite, if not Mr. Putin. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Economic sanctions should be imposed on Russia on the topic 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine.