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US lawmakers, officials 'proud' of Russia sanctions

Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks in Cambridge, Maryland, January 30, 2014US officials and lawmakers scoffed at sanctions Russia imposed on them Thursday, saying it was a point of pride to be on President Vladimir Putin’s blacklist. Minutes after President Barack Obama announced expanded sanctions against Russian officials over the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin struck back with travel bans against US officials and lawmakers, including House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The sanctions also targeted senior Obama aides, including Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes and his colleague, senior presidential adviser Dan Pfeiffer.

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