President Obama statement on Ukraine

(NBC News) President Obama has authorized new sanctions against Russia in response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

In a statement from the White House lawn, Mr. Obama said that he has signed a new executive order giving the United States authority to impose sanctions on “key sectors of the Russian economy” if necessary in light of Russia’s “dangerous risks of escalation” in Ukraine.

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