RT News - December 20, 2014 (12:00 MSK)

The U.S. rolls out sanctions against Crimea, banning the export and import of goods, technology and services - with similar EU restrictions also coming into force; Muslims charities in Britain are being stripped of government grants, as the UK seeks to crush Islamic extremism; A bruising for Sony Pictures for dropping its movie mocking North Korea. Barack Obama slams the studio's move as a mistake that sets a bad precedent for America.