Fort Russ - 7th December, 2015
"The US stands firmly with the people of Ukraine in the face of continued -- I emphasise continued -- aggression from Russia and Russian-backed separatists," he told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
"The invasion by Russia of Crimea will not be accepted by us or by the international community. This attempted annexation is contrary to international law, is wrong, and will not be accepted in any circumstance," he said.
"If they do not meet their obligations, (one must) increase the price Russia has to pay for its illegal actions internationally."