President Barack Obama pays his first visit ever Wednesday to European Union headquarters, cementing US-EU opposition to the takeover of Crimea after slamming Russian expansionism as a "sign of weakness".
Ukraine To Dominate Obama's First Brussels Summit
March 26, 2014

Via AFP:

US President Barack Obama urged the West on Wednesday to stand firm in opposing Moscow's takeover of Crimea, saying that "with time" Russians will realise "brute force" cannot win.

Winding up a daylong visit that kicked off with a moving tour through the only Belgian World War I cemetery to hold US graves, Obama said "we must never forget that we are heirs to a struggle for freedom."

He told a crowd of some 2,000 people massed in a concert hall alongside Belgian's king and queen that Russia's actions had challenged "truths that only a few weeks ago seemed self-evident".

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