Lesley Wroughton

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Obama's 'red line' on Ukraine draws derision

World / Politics Feb 21, 2014

Obama's 'red line' on Ukraine draws derision

President Barack Obama's stern warning to Ukrainian officials Wednesday was the closest thing to a "red line" moment he has had since his threat in 2012 to act against the Syrian government if it deployed chemical weapons. But Obama's admonition to not "step over the ...