U.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions as Ukraine fighting continues

July 29, 2014 8:19 PM

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U.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions as Ukraine fighting continues

Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) -- The United States and European Union officials agreed Tuesday to ratchet up economic pressure on Russia as fighting escalated in Ukraine.

"If Russia continues on its current path, the cost on Russia will continue to grow," U.S. President Barack Obama said from the south lawn of the White House, "and today is a reminder that the United States means what it says. We will rally the international community in standing up for the rights an...

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