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With CAATSA, the U.S. is Trying to Make Russia Hurt

May 28, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
Russia's S-400 air defense system stands on display in Kubinka Park near Moscow.

Russia's S-400 air defense system stands on display in Kubinka Park near Moscow. Because Russia is the world's second-largest weapons exporter, just behind the United States, the new U.S. sanctions legislation targeting the Russian energy and defense industries will have far-reaching effects.

(ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

The United States imposed punishing sanctions on Iran earlier in the month, but now it's starting to pursue a much bigger adversary -- Russia -- by taking aim at Moscow's defense and energy customers around the globe....

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