022814_otr_bolton_640Key lawmakers backed President Obama’s warning to Russia Friday that “there will be costs” for any military intervention in Ukraine, and offered support for sanctions and other measures aimed at deterring Russia from escalating tensions in the region. Obama, speaking to reporters at the White House, said that the U.S. government is “deeply concerned” by reports of Russian “military movements” inside Ukraine, warning that any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty would be “deeply destabilizing.” “There will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine,” he said, without specifying what those costs might be.  A bipartisan group of 12 members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee expressed support for U.S. assistance in Ukraine and raised concerns over the Russian government’s “provocative and dangerous tactics” in response to the upheaval in Ukraine. More