Quote of the Day: President Barack Obama on Ukraine

The president on the foreign policy issue of Russia’s illegal occupation of Ukrainian military bases.

President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama Sean Gallup/Getty Images

You can read this quote by President Barack Obama, from a press conference in Amsterdam about the Russian occupation, in its full context here.  

Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.