Apr 28, 2014 — President Obama says the U.S. and European partners want the new economic sanctions against Moscow to change the calculus over the situation in Ukraine.
Oct 2, 2012 — Under pressure from economic sanctions, Iran's currency is tumbling. It has lost about 25 percent of its value in the past week. Two years ago, the rial traded at 10,000 to the dollar. Now, it's trading around 35,500 to the dollar.