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  Adar II 19, 5774 , 21/03/14

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators After Obama Sanctions Russians

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday slapped sanctions on top Russian officials, and Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliated by hitting top U.S. officials with sanctions of his own.

Fox News reported that Russia’s newest sanctions bar nine American officials from entering Russia. The list includes House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.; and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

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