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BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union will impose more sanctions on Russia following its decision to annex Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and will suspend all G-8 meetings until the political situation changes.
PARIS - France's foreign minister cast doubt Tuesday on Russia's participation in the Group of Eight world powers because of its incursion into Crimea, saying the other members of the elite economic club are ready to meet without Moscow.