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Russia May Toughen Counter-sanctions Over Ukraine

Russia may toughen its response to sanctions imposed by the European Union over the crisis in Ukraine if the bloc extends its measures against Moscow, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday. Economic adviser Andrei Belousov's comments, at the annual St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, followed a decision on Wednesday by EU governments to extend the economic sanctions on Russia until the end of January, 2016. "We are looking at a wide range of actions. I don't want now to...

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