A group of US senators introduced the project of strengthening sanctions against Russia
One of the authors of the document said that innovation will be “devastating”.
Moscow. 2 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — a Group of U.S. senators has offered a bill providing for tougher sanctions against Russia.
“The current sanctions regime was not able to keep Russia from interfering in the upcoming midterm elections of 2018. Our goal is to change the status quo and to impose crushing sanctions against Putin’s Russia until it stops and will not abandon intervention in the electoral process in the United States, from cyber attacks against the infrastructure of the United States, will bring the Russian (troops — if) Ukraine will stop trying to create chaos in Syria,” — said one of the authors of the bill, Senator Lindsey Graham.
He stressed that we are talking about the “most painful” of restrictive measures.
In addition to Graham, this project is offered by senators Bob Menendez, Cory Gardner, Ben Cardin, John McCain and Jeanne Shaheen.
Senators from the Republican and Democratic parties Graham and Menendez announced the emergence of a bill on additional sanctions against Russia in late July. In a statement, the senators said, coordinately measures will affect the areas of energy, Finance and the Russian government debt.
Then the head of the Senate foreign Affairs Committee Bob Corker reported that the U.S. Congress may approve a new package of sanctions against Russia, scheduled for November midterm elections in the U.S. in the next couple of months.
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