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Thursday March 6, 2014 MYT 11:25:57 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is not among those targeted under U.S. sanctions announced in response to Russia's incursion into Ukraine, a senior Obama administration official said on Thursday.
"It is an unusual and extraordinary circumstance to sanction a head of state, and we would not begin our designations by doing so," the official said.
(Reporting by Mark Felsenthal; Editing by Eric Beech)
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