U.S. imposes toughest sanctions yet on Russia over Ukraine

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nose2066 wrote:

This story: “Russia had failed to take steps needed to ease the crisis in Ukraine”

Is that word “crisis” over-used these days?

American youth unemployment is in a “crisis”. Student loans create a “crisis” for graduates. Violent crime is a “crisis” in America’s inner cities. Drug addition in America is at a “crisis” stage. America’s disappearing middle class is an economic “crisis”. Obesity is at “crisis” levels.

Maybe the government needs some way to prioritize which type of “crisis” is important for the American people, and needs more attention???

Jul 16, 2014 4:37pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
one_some wrote:

Russia was cought firing directly from its territory onto Ukraine’s forces.

Russian multiple rocket launcher ‘Grad’ was filmed firing from the Russian territory to Ukraine by an occasional Russian tourist:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zeh0FlTpbbo

Goggle maps location:
https://www.google.com/maps/@48.075444,39.927873,3a,75y,280.78h,77.48t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1srHWc-PxeytNWkxUHNzlaYA!2e0

Location identification:
https://twitter.com/vanyka_othlobys/status/489485678506684417/photo/1

Video operator and ‘Grad’ locations:
https://twitter.com/sergivanovg/status/489470633378865152/photo/1

Jul 16, 2014 4:50pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Bowo wrote:

The ultimate results will be determined by events on the ground rather than by political posturing and ineffectual sanctions.

Jul 16, 2014 5:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
majkmushrm wrote:

And what, exactly, has Washington done to de-escalate this crisis besides providing Kiev with the tools of the trade?

Jul 16, 2014 5:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
UScitizentoo wrote:

GO GO rasPutin killer of Ukrainian slavs and the Russian economy.
rasPutin is a cursed leader of a cursed country.
Revolution in Moscow this August!

Jul 16, 2014 6:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
usa.wi.vet.4q wrote:

It is sad to see the horrible leaders causing this. Putin has little man syndrom and feels the need to show how powerful his old body is. Obama has no skills to lead anything. Two dictators ruining three countries. Only your paupers believe you Vlad!

Jul 16, 2014 6:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Krystya wrote:

@nose2066 I expect the word ‘crisis’ is over-used these days but this actually is one so your post seems pretty lame.

Jul 16, 2014 6:58pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
oldmax wrote:

ah yes, our paper tiger president has ran out of patience!! I’m sure putin is scared to death.

Jul 16, 2014 7:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Sinbad1 wrote:

The US could retire from global domination with dignity, like the British did, but seems intent on going out in a ball of flames, such a waste.

Jul 16, 2014 7:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
sabrefencer wrote:

the Russians could care less about Obama and about his pin prick sanctions…Putin marches onward, grabbing what he can, while Obama and group, hold mock debates…

Jul 16, 2014 7:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
xcanada2 wrote:

@sabrefencer:

Yeh, like Putin has marched forward where? Are you still talking about Crimea, which I will accept as a legitimate part of Russia. You know the history, I presume.

So, where is this invasion of Ukraine, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, that has been so much ballyhooed in MSM?

The BRICS and busy setting up their own world bank and monetary fund, including Russia, and the West is busy cutting off its nose despite its face.

Does EU want to sink with the US, or rise with the rest of the world? We’ll see.

Jul 16, 2014 8:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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