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Transatlantic Community Imposes Sanctions on Russia

Today, the United States, EU, and Canada took coordinated action in response to Russia’s continued aggression against Ukraine by imposing sanctions on individuals who orchestrated the unjustified November 25 attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels near the Kerch Strait. Additionally, the United States imposed sanctions on six Russian defense firms, including shipbuilding companies; two individuals ...
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Ambassador Jon Huntsman meets with Federation Council Chair Valentina Matviyenko in Moscow

Ambassador Jon Huntsman met March 12 with Federation Council Chair Valentina Matviyenko.  Building on the productive conversations between the Congressional delegation that visited last year and Federation Council representatives, Ambassador Huntsman reiterated the desire of the American government to work together with Russia to facilitate inter-parliamentary cooperation, and raised issues which present opportunities for and obstacles ...
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Statement by Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino

Four years ago, former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, a leading figure in Russia’s democratic movement, was gunned down outside the walls of the Kremlin.  Although five men were convicted for carrying out his assassination, the United States continues to call on Russian authorities to identify publicly those who organized and ordered the crime, and ...
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