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Spurred to new action by the downing of the Malaysia airliner, President Barack Obama announced dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday targeting key sectors of the Russian economy. The sanctions, coordinated with European powers, were aimed at increasing pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his country's support for separatists in eastern Ukraine whom the West blames for taking down the passenger jet nearly two weeks ago. [Full Story]
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