Obama warns Putin on Ukraine after deadly clashes in east

US president Barack Obama warned Russian president Vladimir Putin of further consequence over Ukraine after clashes in the east of the country turned deadly.

15th April, 2014
The US is weighing further sanctions against Russia, aimed at individuals as well as sectors of the Russian economy

US president Barack Obama warned Russian president Vladimir Putin of further consequence over Ukraine after clashes between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in the east of the country turned deadly.

The two leaders discussed the Ukrainian crisis in a telephone call, according to statements from their offices. Obama “expressed grave concern about Russian government support for the actions of armed, pro-Russian separatists” and urged Putin to use his influence to get them to withdraw from...

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