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President Barack Obama announced stepped-up U.S. sanctions as he criticized Russia for supporting separatists in Ukraine.

“If Russia continues on its current path, the cost on Russia will continue to grow,” Obama said.

Earlier Tuesday, the European Union agreed to impose new economic and military trade sanctions on Russia as escalating fighting in Ukraine prevented investigators from getting to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site.

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