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Friday, March 21, 2014

EU's new sanctions target Putin inner circle

A marine carries the globe away from the Ukrainian navy headquarters, which was taken under pro-Russian control Wednesday, in Sevastopol, Crimea, on Thursday. Pro-Russian forces seized three Ukrainian warships Thursday and Ukraine said its troops were being threatened in Crimea as the U.S. announced a new round of sanctions against Russia for its annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.