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U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russia over Navalny

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States is preparing additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday. “We are preparing another package of sanctions to apply in this case as well,” Sullivan said in an interview with …

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No crossing “red lines” in relations with Russia, Putin says

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | No countries should cross Moscow-set “red lines” in relations with Russia, which will resolutely protect its national interests, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday in his annual address to the Federal Assembly. “The world has become accustomed to illegal sanctions and rude attempts by some …

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U.S. ambassador to leave Russia for consultations in Washington

The US Ambassador to Russia will return to the United States this week for discussions with the Biden administration about the relationship between Russia and the US, amid heightened tensions between the two nations. Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said Tuesday he will leave the …

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U.S. sanctions against Russia come with wish for stable ties

The United States has for weeks raised the prospect of more sanctions against Russia, lead by President Vladimir Putin, for alleged election meddling and the hacking of federal agencies  Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States has imposed sanctions on Russia and expelled 10 diplomats, while Russia vowed to respond …

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UN chief welcomes revocation of U.S. sanctions against ICC officials

Under Donald Trump, the United States imposed sanctions on the ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, after she launched a war crimes investigation targeting US military personnel in Afghanistan United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the revocation by the United States of former President Donald Trump’s executive …

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U.S. lifts Trump-imposed sanctions against ICC prosecutor

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The United States on Friday lifted sanctions against senior officials of the International Criminal Court (ICC) that were imposed by the administration of former President Donald Trump. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement that President Joe Biden had revoked an executive order against …

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Iran says U.S. delay in lifting sanctions detrimental to nuke deal

Washington under former President Donald Trump withdrew from the 2015 nuclear agreement in 2018 and escalated sanctions on Iran Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | Dragging feet by the U.S. administration in lifting anti-Iran sanctions would be detrimental to the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of …

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