President Obama Warns Russia

By NBC News

Published 03/17 2014 03:14PM

Updated 03/17 2014 03:37PM

President Obama has warned Russia that new sanctions are in the works if "provocations" continue in regard to the Ukraine crisis.

"If Russia continues to interfere in Ukraine, we stand ready to impose further sanctions," President Obama said in a statement from the White House. "We are making it clear that there are consequences for their actions." 

The president is expected to travel to Europe next week to discuss more options with U.S. allies.

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