2014-12-12T215055Z_1_LYNXMPEABB0W3_RTROPTP_2_RUSSIA-POLITICS

U.S. Congress readies new sanctions on Russia

Russian President Putin chairs a meeting of the Security Council at the Kremlin in MoscowBy Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country’s high-tech oil projects, putting more U.S. pressure on President Vladimir Putin for interference in eastern Ukraine. Late on Thursday, the Senate and House of Representatives unanimously passed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act. A House panel made a small change and sent the bill back to the Senate for a last vote expected as soon as late Friday. …

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