March 3 - President Barack Obama urges Congress to provide a package of assistance to Ukrainian people, saying Russia's on the ''wrong side of history'' in Ukraine. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Following a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. President Barack Obama urged Congress to provide a package of assistance to the Ukrainian people. He said this should not be a partisan issue on Capitol Hill. Mr. Obama said that over time, Russia's actions in Ukraine would be a costly proposition for Moscow, and that the situation in Crimea is deeply troubling. He added that Russia is on the "wrong side of history" in its military intervention in Ukraine.