A Ukrainian soldier looks out from an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region, adjacent to Crimea, March 20, 2014. U.S. President Barack Obama ... more 
A Ukrainian soldier looks out from an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint near the village of Salkovo, in Kherson region, adjacent to Crimea, March 20, 2014. U.S. President Barack Obama announced sanctions on Thursday against prominent Russians including close allies of President Vladimir Putin, as Moscow raced to complete its annexation of Crimea and built up its forces in the region. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) less 
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