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US and EU impose sanctions as Crimea turns to Moscow

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The United States and Europe hit Vladimir Putin's inner circle with sanctions on Monday but failed to dissuade the Russian leader from pursuing his apparent goal of annexing Crimea. 

US President Barack Obama makes a statement about the situation in Ukraine in the White House briefing room in Washington on March 17, 2014

The White House said the measures were the toughest against Russia since the Cold War and warned it would target economic power brokers in Moscow if the Kremlin does not change course.

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