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US: Russia Sanctions Working; Some Lawmakers Skeptical

The United States says Western sanctions against Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine are having a significant effect on the Russian economy. But some members of Congress voiced their skepticism Thursday and called on the Obama administration to impose even stiffer sanctions, especially if Russia undermines Ukraine's national election set for May 25. The U.S. State Department's chief European diplomat, Victoria Nuland, told a congressional hearing that the sanctions imposed by...

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