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U.S., Europe Impose New Sanctions on Russia | Ukraine Mayor Gennady Kernes Shot in Attack | Pro-Russian forces parade detained European officers | The Russia Problem - | Russia Tightens Grip on the Internet | Defending the "Obama Doctrine" - YouTube 28/04/14 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

Armed men stand guard in front of a regional administrative building seized last night by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Konstantinovka. Photograph: VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images U.S., Europe Impose New Sanctions on Russia Monday April 28 th , 2014  at  10:08 AM 1 Share Updated April 28, 2014 9:58 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—The U.S. imposed additional sanctions against Russia on Monday over its intervention in Ukraine. The latest measures target seven Russian officials and 17 companies the U.S. says are linked to President  Vladimir Putin 's inner circle. President Obama give a press conference at Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila.  European Pressphoto Agency The Obama administration also said the sanctions restrict licenses for U.S. exports to Russia that involve high-technology products that could contribute to Russia's military capabilities. The European Union has agreed to hit 15 more Russia