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EU Weighs Stricter Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

The European Union is prepared to toughen sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis but wants a political deal to end the confrontation, its leader said Saturday. "We are ready to take very strong and clear measures, but we are keeping our doors open to a political solution," European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said at a news conference in Brussels with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Barroso said any tightened sanctions would be intended to press...

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