Wednesday, March 5
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is urging Russia to move its troops in Crimea Crimean back to their bases. The President again called Russia's intervention in Ukraine a violation of international law and Ukrainian sovereignty. Obama said the U.S. and allies will continue working on additional assistance to Ukraine's new government. He also vowed to ensure that the rights of all Ukrainians are upheld and insisted that they should be able to decide their own future. Obama noted that the international community has condemned Russia's military invasion of Ukraine's region.