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  6/26/2014, Sivan 28, 5774

Russia Threatened with Sanctions as Ukraine Ceasefire Implodes

Western leaders warned Russia on Wednesday that new sanctions would be placed on Moscow should efforts not increase to defuse the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where a ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces seems to be imploding.

Western governments told Russian President Vladimir Putin that they would judge Russia by the progress that was made in an effort to end the revolution in eastern Ukraine.