Skip to comments.Russia hit with strongest sanctions since Cold War
Posted on 07/29/2014 9:36:16 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
The European Union and the United States are imposing the strongest sanctions against Russia since the Cold War in an attempt to prevent further destabilisation of Ukraine. The sanctions will now hit Russian banks and its energy and defence sectors. US president Barak Obama says Russia must pay an economic price for meddling in Ukraine and should brace for an even bigger hit if it continues to support the rebels.
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Why are we getting involved with Ukraine when we can’t even manage our own country at home?
What’s good about this is nearly all the key players are in and Putin’s adventures, his nascent empire building, and cruelty are being focused on by the whole world. Only muddle-minded Putinista puppies seem upset.
So that we can continue to have a home, the same reason Reagan could deal with Russia while also dealing with domestic issues.
“Why are we getting involved with Ukraine when we cant even manage our own country at home?”
It’s called WAG THE DOG and it seems to be working, at least on this site.
How much do we hear about Obamacare or the Central American bunch anymore? Let’s go fight the commies (instead)!!!
I disagree. See post 4.
Hi hum, next he’ll write a strong letter or turn them over to the UN. I bet he won’t enforce these any more than any other laws. Do you suppose this worries Putin so much he may now apologize?
Watch for the return sanctions from Russia.
“I disagree. See post 4.”
Reagan dealt with the Russians by BUILDING UP our defensive and offensive capability, and it worked - I hear NOTHING to that effect today, from either party - and people are marching in lock-step supporting this president.
And IRS scandal and VA atrocity.