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What We Know So Far About Potential U.S.-EU Sanctions on Russia

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U.S. Envoy to NATO: Russia Can't Explain Troop Movements

The U.S., U.K. and the European Union are finalizing a package of sanctions that could be imposed on Russia if it invades Ukraine, trying to tailor their response to the severity of President Vladimir Putin’s actions.

Moscow has denied that it’s planning to invade, despite massing more than 100,000 troops near Ukraine’s border. The challenge has been trying to devise deterrents that would inflict significant pain on Russia, without causing even worse harm on EU countries that rely on Russia for energy supplies.