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Putin Holds Off on Retaliation for US Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin says for now, Russia will hold off on imposing sanctions on the United States in retaliation for U.S. sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. The announcement came as Russia's upper house of parliament voted unanimously Friday to incorporate the Crimea region into Russia. The lower house approved the treaty on Thursday, just four days after Crimean residents voted in a referendum to break away from Ukraine and join Russia. President Putin and...

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