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U.S. Says to Discuss Possible New Russia Sanctions with Europe

Posted December 02, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Lesley Wroughton – Reuters)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will talk to European allies this week about imposing further sanctions on Russia if pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine do not halt violence, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.

The United States and the 28-nation European Union have both imposed sanctions on Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors over Moscow's annexation of Crimea and its support for the separatists in eastern Ukraine. Read more here.