Fog/Mist
30°FFog/MistFull Forecast

Obama: Russia miscalculated in Ukraine

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:37 a.m. CST

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama says Russia's leadership miscalculated if it thought the world wouldn't care about its actions in Ukraine. He says Russia was mistaken if it thought it could drive a wedge between the U.S. and the European Union.

Obama is speaking at a news conference with EU leaders in Brussels. He says the U.S. and Europe stand united on the issue.

Obama says Russia stood alone at the United Nations and in other global venues in defending its actions in Ukraine. He says if Russia continues with aggression in Ukraine, Russia's isolation will deepen. He's promising increased sanctions and growing consequences.

Obama says coordination between the U.S. and Europe on economic sanctions against Russia has been excellent.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Daily Chronicle.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Watch Now

Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

NIU Hospital Visit

More videos »

Reader Poll

What's the longest your hair ever has been?
Below my beltline
Middle of my back
Shoulder length
Over the ears
I always crop it close