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Leghorn21

(13,524 posts)
8. Sanctions got a big "nyet" yesterday...another morsel of bad news for DFT yesterday!
Thu Mar 16, 2017, 10:49 AM
Mar 2017

Senator Mike Crapo, the panel's Republican chairman, said reducing sanctions could encourage Moscow to continue aggressive actions, three years after it annexed Ukraine's Crimea region.

Senator Sherrod Brown, the ranking Democrat, said the panel should look at increasing sanctions.

"Russia remains a hostile, recalcitrant power, deploying its military, cyber-enabled information espionage activities and economic tactics to harm the United States and drive a wedge between it and its allies," Crapo said.


http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trum
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