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No more games: “Moscow blasts new round of US sanctions, vows to respond…”

“A fresh batch of restrictions was unveiled Monday by the US Treasury Department, which invoked President Donald Trump’s executive order about election interference for the first time. Russian nationals Denis Kuzmin and Igor Nesterov were targeted over “links” to the Internet Research … Continue reading

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“…Moscow says ‘occupier’ US openly sided with terrorists with new sanctions”

“By blacklisting a shipping company and five vessels for supplying the Russian military battling terrorists in Syria with fuel, the US has come out as a sponsor of militants there, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Three Russian individuals, five … Continue reading

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“NORTH KOREA TESTS MISSILE, U.S. SEIZES SHIP”

“Hours after North Korea conducted its second missile test in a week, the Justice Department announced the U.S. has seized a North Korean freighter that was caught shipping coal in violation of U.N. sanctions. Last July, the U.S. filed an … Continue reading

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“Venezuela wants to sell gold reserves to shore up economy devastated by US sanctions – reports”

“Venezuela has moved eight tons of gold from the central bank in an attempt to raise hard currency to help its cash-strapped economy hit by crippling US sanctions, according to government sources cited by Reuters. There have been unconfirmed reports … Continue reading

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“Poll: Majority of Americans favor diplomacy over sanctions against Russia”

“A majority of Americans say it is more important for the U.S. to work to improve relations with Russia than it is to take firm actions against the country, according to a new Gallup poll…” http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/402616-majority-favors-improved-relations-with-russia-gallup

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“Trump announces ‘largest-ever’ sanctions on North Korea”

“The Trump administration has launched new sanctions against 50 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses in the latest bid to ratchet up pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program…. “Today I am announcing that we are launching the largest-ever … Continue reading

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E.U. To Sanction Poland? Will Use Economic Terrorism To Control Country

“The European Union has triggered Article 7 against Poland, a procedure that could result in sanctions targeting Warsaw. The EU says Poland has violated democratic values with proposed judiciary reform… The first step towards stripping Poland of its voting rights … Continue reading

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