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Russia | The Guardian: Russia to face 'more draconian' US sanctions over Skripal poisoning


  • Moscow failed to show it had given up chemical weapons
  • Sanctions could include diplomatic, trade or banking ties

Russia faces new US sanctions after failing to take steps to prove it has ended its chemical weapons programme in the wake of the Skripal nerve agent attack in the UK in March, the state department has said.

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