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Kerry Says US Preparing Additional Sanctions for Russia Over Ukrainei
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Amanda Scott
March 21, 2014 1:54 AM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is prepared to impose additional sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. Russian forces effectively took control of the region in the wake of the ouster of Ukraine's pro-Russian president, Viktor Yanukovych, after months of protests and violence in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv. In an exclusive interview with VOA Persian Service, Kerry said Russia's actions run the risk of destabilizing Ukraine. Amanda Scott has more from Washington.

Kerry Says US Preparing Additional Sanctions for Russia Over Ukraine

Amanda Scott

Published March 20, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is prepared to impose additional sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. Russian forces effectively took control of the region in the wake of the ouster of Ukraine's pro-Russian president, Viktor Yanukovych, after months of protests and violence in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv. In an exclusive interview with VOA Persian Service, Kerry said Russia's actions run the risk of destabilizing Ukraine. Amanda Scott has more from Washington.


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by: Mikhail from: Kazakhstan
March 22, 2014 2:07 PM
The new Ukrainian government is supported by Ukrainian neo-nazis, UE and USA. An interesting company! What Mr Obama would say if armed KKK would take power in America?