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Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:12 PM

Top Senate Democrat Warns Trump Not to Lift Sanctions Against Russian Billionaire

Source: VOA News

Top Senate Democrat Warns Trump Not to Lift Sanctions Against Russian Billionaire
December 05, 2018 9:45 PM
VOA News

A key Democratic senator is warning the Trump administration not to lift sanctions against a Russian oligarch or the companies he controls.

Oleg Deripaska holds large stakes in the Russian aluminum giant Rusal and the automobile conglomerate GAZ Group.

New Jersey's Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, wrote in a letter to the Treasury Department that it would face strong opposition in Congress if it waives sanctions against Deripaska and the companies.

“How the Treasury Department manages this delisting exercise will shape our perceptions about the administration’s seriousness in implementing the Russian sanctions regime,” Menendez wrote.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:15 PM

1. He will do it.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Dec 5, 2018, 11:33 PM

2. I read that Treasury was allowing Deripaska to divest of all the Rusal holdings

to allow China the aluminum it needs without running afoul of US sanctions.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2018, 05:37 AM

3. K&R

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