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US Puts Kremlin's Top Investigator, 6 Others on Sanctions List

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Russia's top investigator and four other Kremlin figures Monday for what the State Department calls "notorious human rights violations." The five Russians, along with two other men with alleged ties to Hezbollah, were sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act. U.S. officials did not say exactly what the seven are being sanctioned for. But State Department spokesman John Kirby said, "Each of the most recently added names was considered after...

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