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Will new U.S. sanctions on Russia be postponed?

U.S. Congress is unlikely to pass legislation imposing new anti-Russia sanctions before the end of this year. "We don’t have very much time," Republican John Cornyn of Texas said. "It’s going …

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 Day X: U.S. midterm elections 2018

Americans go to the polls today to elect 35 senators and all 435 members of the House of Representatives, as well as 36 state governors.There are also a number of state-wide and local offices being elected on the same day. It is a …

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Trump: if I got impeached, market would crash

U.S. President Donald Trump said the stock market would plummet if he were to be removed from office. "If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash. I think everybody would be very poor," the …

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First Muslim woman to be elected to U.S. Congress

Former Michigan state lawmaker Rashida Tlaib is set to become the first Muslim woman elected to U.S. Congress after winning the Democratic primary for a House seat in the state. Tlaib will run unopposed in the general …

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US 'anti-Trump' sanctions against Russia revealed

The Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2018 (DASKAA), aimed at increasing economic, political and diplomatic pressure on Russia in response to Moscow’s alleged continuing interference in US elections, proposes …

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US Senate wants to curb Trump's powers

A quartet of senators launched a new bipartisan effort to prevent US President Donald Trump from withdrawing the United States from NATO without the prior approval of the Senate, the Washington Post reported. The …

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Volodin: we open to dialogue with US lawmakers

Russia’s State Duma is open to dialogue with US legislators, but currently the inter-parliamentary contacts between the two countries have been reduced almost to zero, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said at a meeting …

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Volodin to receive US senators tomorrow

Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin will receive the US congressional delegation, which is currently on a visit to Russia, on July 3, First Deputy Speaker Alexander Zhukov said. "The …

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US senators start visit to Russia

A meeting of governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko with the US congressional delegation was held at the Smolny place. The US delegation consists of Alabama Senator and Chairman of the …

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US senators coming to Moscow

A group of US senators will visit Russia soon, Russian State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Leonid Slutsky confirmed. According to him, State Duma members are ready to meet with American senators during their …

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Huntsman prepares senators' visit to Moscow, media reports

President Trump is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month while he is in Europe for a NATO summit, according to a senior administration official and two diplomats familiar with his schedule. In a nod to those plans, …

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