US Imposes Further Economic Sanctions Against Russia

    View Author September 2014
    On September 11, US President Barack Obama declared the US would “join the European Union in announcing that we will intensify our coordinated sanctions on Russia in response to its illegal actions in Ukraine.” The US and EU have sought to impose sanctions in lockstep in order to increase economic pressure on Russia in an attempt to address the situation in Ukraine. The EU published its new sanctions today in conjunction with US government.