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U.S. to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

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U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. The ambassador to the U.N. said Russia has blocked six attempts by the U.N. Security Council to...
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Russia 'will not delay' in response to US sanctions: Deputy FM

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US ambassador to the UN says US could announce as early as Monday new sanctions on Moscow for support of Syria's Assad.
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U.S. plans new sanctions on Russia after Syria strike

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Days after the U.S. and its allies launched airstrikes on Syrian chemical weapons facilities, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said new sanctions will be imposed against Russia to punish the country for its support of the Assad regime.
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