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Why Europe Opposes America's New Russia Sanctions

Moscow isn’t the only one that could be negatively impacted.
Source: Michael Kappeler / Reuters

When President Trump on Wednesday a bill that will impose new sanctions on Russia, he simultaneously expressed his opposition to the measure. The law aims to punish Moscow for its interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and limit the president’s own ability to unilaterally lift such sanctions. “By limiting the Executive’s flexibility, this bill makes it harder for the United States to strike good deals for the

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