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US concerned over use of Russian rockets

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

The Atlas V rocket is heavily used by the US for defense and reconnaissance projects, and relies on a Russian-made engine. Many are coming to view this, however, as a national security liability. As the relations between the US and Russia continue to sour, renewed calls are coming from Washington to revamp the defense industry to use more American-made parts. RT’s Manila Chan learns more about the topic by speaking with Marco Caceres, director of space studies for the Teal Group.

 

 

 

American Flags Replaced With White Flags On The Brooklyn Bridge

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

“Who swapped out two big American flags flying over the Brooklyn Bridge towers with Old Glories that had been bleached white? And, more important, why?

 

But a more pressing concern was how did the overnight caper happen right under the noses of the NYPD on one of the city’s most heavily guarded and constantly watched landmarks?”

 

 

 

VP Joe Biden denounces laws restricting voting rights annual NAACP convention

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Vice President Biden spoke out against voting restrictions during his speech at the annual NAACP convention in Las Vegas on Wednesday. – LoneWolf & The Three Muskadoggies “Please…. Remember Our Homeless, Hospitalized & Disabled Veterans & Fallen Heroes! Thank You….America!”

 

 

 

Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. (July 23)

 

 

Governor Jan Brewer should be strapped into the death machine of choose to test it, before humans are executed.

 

 

PBS News Hour Full Episode | Wednesday, July 23, 2014

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Wednesday on the NewsHour, Secretary of State John Kerry shuttled between Israeli and Palestinian leaders, attempting to broker a cease-fire. Also: a look at the Georgia race that will help decide who controls the Senate, what a fly’s brain can tell us about our own minds, stricter rules for trains carrying crude oil and the fate of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, missing for 100 days.

 

 

 

Is Israeli Public Opinion Turning After 700 Palestinian Deaths?

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Israel-based TRNN correspondent Lia Tarachansky reports on the mood in Israel in the wake of a rising Palestinian death toll

 

 

 

Breakdown, breakup, breakthrough – The gift of tough times: Tara Igoe at TEDxLaJolla

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Tara Igoe (pron. I-go) loves to learn and grow and believes her life’s purpose is to have the courage to face herself, follow her truth, and operate from love not fear – no pressure, Tara. When she is not pondering her existence, Tara is a tenured communications expert and personal/professional development coach and has worked with top companies, nonprofit organizations as well as leading experts in personal development, medicine, sports, and fitness. Tara is also a skilled comedic performer, speaker and storyteller who has appeared at top comedy and improv venues including The Comedy Store, The Improv, and Upright Citizens Brigade. She loves shares her expertise, personal stories and insights to help herself and others.

 

 

 

Bloomberg Goes Off on Blitzer for ‘Insulting’ Israel Question

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

CNN Wolf Blitzer Interviews former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg over his decision to travel to Israel in protest of the FAA ban on travel from all U.S. carriers: “Don’t be ridiculous! Why would you think that? It’s an outrage to accuse one of our agencies—-by asking the question, you’re implying our government does things for political reasons, and maybe everyone once in a while they do it, but it’s your job to prove it. Just the allegation against our government, I personally take as an offense.”

 

 

Does Michael Bloomberg believe himself to be relevant and vital to the discussion of Israeli Zionist murders versus Hamas murders?

 

 

RT stringer Graham Phillips goes missing in Ukraine

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

British national and RT freelance journalist Graham Phillips is missing in Eastern Ukraine along with a colleague from ANNA News. The last contact with Phillips was reportedly near the airport in Donetsk around 11 PM local time, and ANNA News told RT they believe the Ukrainian military may have Graham and their own journalist in custody. RT’s Irina Galushko has more details on the situation.

 

 

 

 

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FAA suspends U.S. flights to Israel

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew to Israel for what he says will show people the area is safe.

 

 

Hit Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu and Israel Zionist where it matters most, in the pocketbook.

 

 

Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to “reverse course” and permit U.S. airlines to fly to Israel. Bloomberg boarded a flight to Tel Aviv on El Al Airlines Tuesday night. (July 23)

 

 

Mr. Bloomberg is a classic example of a dumbass. Would he himself fly into Israel?

 

 

American air carriers Suspend Service to Israel, Flight Diverted to Paris

 

Published on Jul 22, 2014

American air carriers suspended service after reports that a rocket that struck near Israel's main airport.

 

 

Good thing nobody actually listens to dumbasses such as Michael Bloomberg.

 

 

Raw: Secretary of State Kerry in Israel

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Wednesday. He is trying to push for a ceasefire to end the fighting between Israel and Hamas. (July 23)

 

 

 

CrossTalk: MH17 Spin

 

Published on Jul 23, 2014

Washington has a mountain of evidence but isn’t disclosing it. What is Washington hiding? Will the investigation show something the West doesn’t want to see? And do we hear a drumbeat of war?
CrossTalking with Vladimir Suchan, Eric Kraus and Eric Draitser.

 

 

 

It’s Official, Kim Jong-un Is A Crybaby. This Viral Video Is Hilarious!

 

Published on Jul 22, 2014

“A video from China has gone viral on YouTube, but the country has been asked to take the content down because the North Korean dictator it mocked was apparently offended.

 

Kim Jong-un has asked China to stop the spread of the satirical video that shows him breakdancing, running, getting pranked by President Barack Obama and holding hands with Osama bin Laden while frolicking through a field, all set to catchy music.

 

North Korean officials say the video “seriously compromises Kim’s dignity and authority,” South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo daily news site reports.” *

 

 

 

Rula Jebreal discusses the media’s bias for Israel

 

Published on Jul 22, 2014

Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal called MSNBC’s coverage of the conflict in Gaza “disgustingly biased.

 

 

 

Pres Obama’s UN Ambassador Teaches Republican Warmongers a Lesson in Diplomacy

 

 

 

PBS News Hour Full Episode | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

 

Published on Jul 22, 2014

Tuesday on the NewsHour, Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes discusses U.S. efforts toward a Mideast cease-fire and the MH17 investigation. Also: the EU weighs additional Russian sanctions, a traditional public school shares ideas and a roof with two charter schools, examining conflicting federal court rulings on the health care law and the 9/11 commission considers new challenges.

 

 

 

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The Great And Powerful Zionist Israel…..SAVE THE CHILDREN.

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‘Free Palestine!’ World marches to protest Gaza victims

 

Published on Jul 20, 2014

Over 350 Palestinians have been killed in Israel’s ongoing operation to root out Hamas fighters. Tens of thousands march across the glove to protest the victims of the invasion, almost 80% of whom are civilians.

 

 

 

Ex-Israeli Ambassador: ‘If We Don’t Stop Hamas,Their Ugly Head Across the World”

 

 

The defense of killing children.

 

 

Thousands Flee Major Battle in Gaza

 

Published on Jul 20, 2014

Escalating their ground offensive, Israeli troops backed by tanks and warplanes battled Hamas militants in a crowded neighborhood of Gaza City on Sunday. The fighting, including heavy Israeli tank fire, killed scores of Palestinians, forced thousands to flee their homes and left dozens of homes destroyed.

 

Palestinian health officials reported at least 50 dead in air and artillery strikes that echoed across the city for hours and sent panicked residents fleeing from the Shijaiyah neighborhood, many carrying small children and waving white flags. Gaza officials said 35,000 people fled their homes Sunday.

 

 

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Weekly Wrap Up: The 1st Lady Gives The Weekly Address. The President Is Taking Action. National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice In Israel.


 

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Weekly Address: The First Lady Marks Mother’s Day and Speaks Out on the Tragic Kidnapping in Nigeria

 

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Published on May 10, 2014

In this week’s address, First Lady Michelle Obama honored all mothers on this upcoming Mother’s Day and offered her thoughts, prayers and support in the wake of the unconscionable terrorist kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls.

 

 

 

Mensaje De La Casa Blanca

 

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Published on May 10, 2014

En el mensaje de esta semana, la Asistente Especial del Presidente y Directora de Comunicaciones a la Primera Dama, María Cristina González Noguera envió un saludo a todas las mamás en el Día de las Madres este fin de semana y ofreció sus oraciones y apoyo a los familiares de las 200 niñas nigerianas que fueron secuestradas.

 

 

 

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Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice at Palmachim Air Force Base, Israel

NSA Susan Rice reaffirms U.S. support for Israel’s security

 

Published on May 9, 2014

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice headed a delegation of top administration officials to…See more National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice headed a delegation of top administration officials to Israel where she held productive bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Peres and National Security Advisor Yossi Cohen, and participated in the U.S.-Israel Consultative Group meetings. The intensive and highly constructive meetings covered a range of bilateral and regional security issues. Ambassador Rice said after a tour of the Arrow 3 missile defense facility at Palmachim Air Force Base: “Visiting this base it’s clear that the strength and depth of the security cooperation between Israel and the United States has never been greater. … There can be no doubt whatsoever: America’s commitment to Israel’s security is unwavering and ironclad. … Every American dollar spent on Israel’s security is an investment in protecting the many interests that our nations share. … Thank you all for your service and for your friendship with the American people.”

 

 

 

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Good morning everyone, it’s really wonderful to be back in Israel, and I want to start by congratulating the people of Israel on your celebration of 66 years of independence this week.  I met with President Peres and Prime Minister Netanyahu on my visit over the last couple of days, and I had a chance to convey President Obama’s warmest wishes as well.

 

I want to begin by saying to Yossi and General Shohat, as you know I just had the opportunity to take a tour and see the outstanding work you’re doing to keep the Israeli people secure.  Visiting this base, it’s clear that the strength and depth of the security cooperation between Israel and the United States has never been greater.  Indeed under President Obama’s leadership, we’ve taken our security cooperation to unprecedented levels.

 

Just two months ago, our governments signed an agreement, under which nearly half a billion dollars from the United States will be invested in the Iron Dome system.  That will take our total investment in Iron Dome, which has saved countless Israeli lives, to nearly $900 million – a sign of our continued commitment to Israel’s security.  We’re going to fund additional batteries that will protect more Israeli communities, military bases, and critical infrastructure from rocket and mortar attacks.  And that’s why, here at Palmachim Air Force Base, where brave Israeli men and women in uniform operate cutting edge American and Israeli technology, there can be no doubt whatsoever:  America’s commitment to Israel’s security is unwavering and ironclad.

 

Together, we’ve made enormous progress in our missile defense technology, including in the Arrow 3 and David’s Sling programs.  But obviously, our work is not done.  We will continue our joint research, our joint investment and our joint training.  We remain deeply committed to Israel’s qualitative military edge, and this impressive facility and all the work being done here is a wonderful example of that enduring partnership.

 

The American people care deeply about the people of Israel.  We admire your commitment to advancing the values of a free and open society, while facing the uncertainties of living in a very challenging neighborhood.  Our two nations are forever bound by our shared history and our shared values, and every American dollar spent on Israel’s security is an investment in protecting the many interests that our nations share—whether that’s preventing rockets from terrorizing the Israeli people, defending against the growing ballistic missile threat in the region, or advancing our commitment to defend freedom and democracy.

 

Thank you all for your service and for your friendship with the American people.

 

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Weekly Wrap Up: Climate Change Is Here, the President Is Taking Action, and More

 

This week, the President attended the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner; the most comprehensive report on the effects of climate change was released, Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with educators at the White House; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week’s wrap up.

 

 

President and Comedian-in-Chief

Over the weekend, the President attended the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner and, in keeping with the dinner’s tradition, assumed the role of Comedian-in-Chief in his remarks. From poking fun at the administration to jabs at the news media, many were roasted and few were spared.

 

President Obama ended his remarks on a high note, thanking the White House Correspondents’ Association for all of their hard work as the organization celebrated its 100th anniversary.

 

 

 

And in case you missed it, two Vice Presidents opened the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in a great new video.

 

 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joe Biden: White House Correspondents’ Dinner 2014

 

Published on May 3, 2014

Watch what happens when Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Vice President Joe Biden do not go to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

 

 

 

 

Acting on Climate Change

This week, we released the Third U.S. National Climate Assessment, the most comprehensive source of scientific information to date about climate change and its impact across all regions of the U.S. and on critical sectors of our economy. Read the full report here and learn about the President’s plan to prepare for the effects of climate change that are happening right now.

 

For the faint of heart, here’s Dr. John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, explaining the report in less than 3 minutes:

 

 

And the White House solar panels finally got to have their day in the sun, with a featured role in the latest edition of “Inside the White House.”

 

 

 

“We’re Not Done Yet”

Back in January during the State of the Union address, the President announced that he would take action to expand opportunities for American families wherever and whenever he can — with Congress or without. Watch President Obama describe in his own words the actions he’s taken so far this year — like raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for all federal contractors, addressing the gender pay gap, and giving everyday Americans a chance to save for retirement.

 

 

 

 

Teacher Appreciation Week at the White House

On Wednesday, we invited 22 teachers from across the country to attend a White House Social celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week. Social guests joined Dr. Jill Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in a roundtable discussion on educational excellence and student preparedness.

 

@DrBiden Wonderful to meet with so many amazing teachers today. Keep up your hard work! –Jill #WHSocial

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President Obama Honors the 2014 Teacher of the Year and Finalists

 

Published on May 1, 2014

President Obama honors the 2014 National and State Teacher of the Year and finalists, thanking them for their hard work and dedication each and every day in the classroom. May 1, 2014.

 

 

 

 

#BringBackOurGirls

More than three weeks ago, a group of extremist militants kidnapped more than 200 teenage girls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria. The President announced that the U.S. will assist efforts in Nigeria to find and free the girls, and the First Lady joined in the global campaign to help the missing girls and showed solidarity with their families:

 

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To see even more of this week’s events, watch the latest episode of West Wing Week below:

 

 

 

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14 Days Left to Get Covered: A Different Kind of Bracket

 

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March 17, 2014
05:10 PM EDT

 

The message below went out to the White House email list this afternoon. Didn’t get it? Make sure you sign up for updates from the President and other White House officials.

 

And if you still need health insurance, go to HealthCare.gov and get enrolled today.

 

Barack After Dark™: ACA Bracketogly: The 16 Sweetest Reasons To #GetCovered.

 

 


 

President Obama loves basketball — he loves to play the game, and he loves to watch it at all levels.

 

And every March, just like millions of college hoops fans, he sits down to fill out his bracket. It’s something of a ritual around here — and in the years when Georgetown’s been knocked out before the Sweet 16, the President couldn’t wait to give me a hard time for picking them to advance.

 

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But basketball isn’t the only important thing happening this month: Open enrollment ends in just 14 days, and we need your help getting folks covered.

 

So as you’re filling out your basketball bracket, we put together another bracket — featuring the 16 “sweetest” reasons to get covered. And yes, for good measure those reasons come with animated GIFs of cute animals, because the Internet loves GIFs of cute animals (and why not?).

 

By helping to decide the winner, you’ll also be spreading the word to millions of Americans about the importance of getting covered. Vote on your favorite reason — and we’ll tally up your votes all week.

 

March 31 is the last day to sign up for health insurance in 2014, and there are plenty of reasons to get covered:

 

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Thanks to the health care law, women can’t be charged more than men for the same care. And no one can deny you health care coverage because of a pre-existing condition.

 

Those are just a few reasons that more than 5 million Americans have already signed up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

 

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Vote for your favorite reason:

 

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Remarks by President Obama and President Abbas of the Palestinian Authority

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President Obama’s Bilateral Meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

March 17, 2014 | 9:47 |Public Domain

 

President Obama and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speak to the press before a bilateral meeting to discuss progress in the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and our continuing effort to work cooperatively to strengthen the institutions that can support the establishment of a Palestinian state.

 

 

 

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PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, I want to welcome President Abbas to the Oval Office.  It was a year ago this week that I had the opportunity to visit the Palestinian Territories and very much appreciated the hospitality that President Abbas showed when I was there.  I had a wonderful time meeting with a wide range of civil society and officials and business leaders in the Palestinian Territories, including young people who were inspiring and I think had great hope for the future.

 

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Today, we’re going to spend the bulk of our time talking about something that we’ve been working on for a very long time and obviously President Abbas has been working on a long time, and that is how do we achieve a comprehensive peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis.

 

And I have to commend President Abbas.  He has been somebody who has consistently renounced violence, has consistently sought a diplomatic and peaceful solution that allows for two states, side by side, in peace and security; a state that allows for the dignity and sovereignty of the Palestinian people and a state that allows for Israelis to feel secure and at peace with their neighbors.

 

This is obviously an elusive goal, and there’s a reason why it’s taken decades for us to even get to the point where we are now.  But we remain convinced that there is an opportunity.  And I think everybody understands the outlines of what a peace deal would look like, involving a territorial compromise on both sides based on ‘67 lines with mutually agreed upon swaps, that would ensure that Israel was secure but would also ensure that the Palestinians have a sovereign state in which they can achieve the aspirations that they’ve held for so long.

 

Secretary Kerry is here today and has been working diligently with all sides.  And as I said to Prime Minister Netanyahu when he was here just a couple of weeks ago, I believe that now is the time for not just the leaders of both sides but also the peoples of both sides to embrace this opportunity for peace.  But we’re going to have a lot of details that we’re going to have to discuss.  It’s very hard; it’s very challenging.  We’re going to have to take some tough political decisions and risks if we’re able to move it forward.  And my hope is, is that we can continue to see progress in the coming days and weeks.

 

I also want to point out that the Palestinian Authority has continued to try to build strong institutions in preparation for a day in which the Palestinians have their own state, and I will continue to emphasize the importance of rule of law, transparency, and effective reform so that not only do the Palestinians ultimately have a state on paper, but, more importantly, they have one that actually delivers on behalf of their people.

 

The United States obviously has been a strong supporter of the Palestinian Authority.  We’re the largest humanitarian donor and continue to help to try to foster economic development and opportunity and prosperity for people, particularly young people like those that I met.

 

So, Mr. President, welcome.  I look forward to a productive discussion, and continue to hope that you and Prime Minister Netanyahu, but, more importantly, the people of the Palestinian Territories and Israel are ready to move forward in a new spirit of cooperation and compromise.

 

Thank you very much.

 

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PRESIDENT ABBAS:  (As interpreted.)  Thank you very much, Mr. President, and thank you for allowing us this opportunity, which we consider to be historic, for us to come here to the White House so that the efforts that you and Mr. Kerry expend — these are great efforts — would be successful so that we can also reach a lasting peace to the Arab-Israeli conflict.

 

And I would like to also seize this opportunity to thank you, Mr. President, for the economic and political support that the U.S. is extending to the Palestinian state so that it can stand on its own feet.

 

I would also like to affirm what you have said, that we are working for a solution that is based on international legitimacy and also the borders — the 1967 borders so that the Palestinians can have their own independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital and so that we can find a fair and lasting solution to the refugee problem.

 

We don’t have any time to waste.  Time is not on our side, especially given the very difficult situation that the Middle East is experiencing and the entire region is facing.  We hope that we would be able to seize this opportunity to achieve a lasting peace.

 

Since 1988 and into 1993, we have been extending our hands to our Israeli neighbors so that we can reach a fair and lasting peace to this problem.  Since 1988, we have recognized international legitimacy resolutions and this was a very courageous step on the part of the Palestinian leadership.  And in 1993, we recognized the state of Israel.

 

Mr. President, we have an agreement with Israel, that was brokered by Mr. Kerry concerning the release of the fourth batch of prisoners and we are hopeful that the fourth batch will be released by the 29th of March because this will give a very solid impression about the seriousness of these efforts to achieve peace.

 

Mr. President, I’m aware that you have several international concerns in various places around the world and we know that you are dedicating your time and effort for peace, and so are the teams that are working on this.  We count on these efforts and we will build on them because we consider this to be a historic opportunity to achieve peace.

 

Thank you very much.

 

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President Barack Obama tells Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas goodbye in a first floor hallway after concluding meetings in the West Wing of the White House, March 17, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Obama Announces New Ukraine-Related Sanctions

 

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March 17, 2014
01:53 PM EDT

 

Statement by the President on Ukraine

 

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Ukraine

 

FACT SHEET: Ukraine-Related Sanctions

 

Letter — Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Ukraine

 

 

President Obama Speaks on Ukraine

March 17, 2014 | 4:28 |Public Domain

 

In a statement from the White House Press Briefing Room, President Obama announces a series of measures that will continue to increase the cost on Russia and on those responsible for what is happening in Ukraine.

 

 

 

Today, President Obama announced new measures the United States is taking to send a strong message to the Russian government that there are consequences for their actions that violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including their actions supporting the illegal referendum for Crimean separation.

 

“As I told President Putin yesterday,” President Obama said in today in the White House Press Briefing Room, “the referendum in Crimea was a clear violation of Ukrainian constitutions and international law, and it will not be recognized by the international community.”

 

“Today, I’m announcing a series of measures that will continue to increase the cost on Russia and on those responsible for what is happening in Ukraine,” he said.

 

President Obama explained four specific actions: “First, as authorized by the executive order I signed two weeks ago, we are imposing sanctions on specific individuals responsible for undermining the sovereignty, territorial integrity and government of Ukraine,” he said.

 

Second, I have signed a new executive order that expands the scope of our sanctions … Third, we’re continuing our close consultations with our European partners, who today in Brussels moved ahead with their own sanctions against Russia… Fourth, we’ll continue to make clear to Russia that further provocations will achieve nothing except to further isolate Russia and diminish its place in the world.

 

“Now, I believe there’s still a path to resolve this situation diplomatically in a way that addresses the interest of both Russia and Ukraine,” President Obama said. “But throughout this process, we’re going to stand firm in our unwavering support for Ukraine.

 

As I told Prime Minister Yatsenyuk last week, the United States stands with the people of Ukraine and their right to determine their own destiny. We’re going to keep working with Congress and our international partners to offer Ukraine the economic support that it needs to weather this crisis and to improve the daily lives of the Ukrainian people.

 

Read President Obama’s full statement

 


 

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