Government shutdown halts new Russia sanctions just before lawyer who met with Don Jr. is charged as Russian spy
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The shutdown of the U.S. government has reportedly halted new sanctions on Russians just before Natalia Veselnitskaya, a lawyer who met with the Trump campaign, was accused of being a Russian spy. In a tweet on Tuesday, Bill Browder said that he had uncovered why the government had not released a list of Russians sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act in December. Every year in December the US State Dept and Treasury issue a new list

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