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Russia Won't Sit Still for Additional U.S. Sanctions

Dec 28, 2017 | 18:23 GMT
Russia has begun insulating its economy from additional U.S. sanctions.

The effects of sanctions on Russia so far are open to debate, because low oil prices plunged the country into a recession in the same year that some of the penalties were implemented.

(MARK KOLBE/Getty Images)

Heading into the new year, tensions between Moscow and Washington show no sign of abating. The United States is continuing its investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election; both sides have accused each other of arms treaty violations; and both countries are continuing to build up their...

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