NATO broadens sanctions against Russia

By: Richard Meyer ~Copy Editor~ The U.S., along with help from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), broadened sanctions against Russia last week. NATO leaders met for a summit in Wales to discuss a possible ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia as a hiatus to the fighting that has been occurring since March. The ceasefire follows talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Putin devised a seven-point plan for the truce which included the Ukrainian government forces pulling back to a distance that would make artillery fire against civilian areas impossible as well as prisoner exchange, among … Continue reading NATO broadens sanctions against Russia