The Scotsman cartoon: Fresh sanctions against Putin

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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The EU and US are preparing more sanctions against Russia as the crisis in Ukraine continues.

The move comes with pro-Russian separatists still holding several European monitors seized in Sloviansk. Gunmen are continuing to occupy government buildings in a dozen cities across the east of Ukraine, and the regional TV and radio headquarters in Donetsk have been taken.