US 'Kremlin List' means nothing to Russia - PM

Feb 01, 2018, 00:29
US 'Kremlin List' means nothing to Russia - PM

The State Department staffer emphasized that sanctions touted by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are a separate issue, as they will be imposed under the so-called Kremlin list of prominent Russian businessman and government officials under section 241 of the law.

The White House's lukewarm support for the measure was encapsulated by the list's unveiling: While the Treasury Department noted that the majority of Russians included were not subject to sanctions, the registry's very existence was seen by congressional leaders as a veiled threat of possible future USA reprisals. It also has vowed to retaliate, and even turned the allegation of election meddling against the United States by accusing it of interfering with Russia's presidential vote set for March.

"This should in no way be interpreted as we're not putting sanctions on any of the people in that report", Mnuchin told the Senate Banking Committee, referring to the list of oligarchs.

"As we already said, all these sanctions are supposed to make (American) business more competitive", Siluanov said, adding that Washington aims to push back against Russian business competition, including Kaspersky Lab.

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State regulators several years ago signed off on Wynn as a casino operator , giving him just one of a few state OKs for gambling. In a lengthy statement, Wynn and his company both attributed the allegations to a campaign led by Wynn's ex-wife, Elaine Wynn .

Several media outlets pointed out that the list resembled a part of Forbes' 2017 list of the World's Billionaires, with Forbes headline stating: "Treasury Department's Russia Oligarchs List Is Copied From Forbes". Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said in a statement Tuesday.

The idea of the seven-page unclassified document, as envisioned by Congress, is to name-and-shame those believed to be benefiting from Putin's tenure, just as the United States works to isolate his government diplomatically and economically.

The idea of the seven-page unclassified document, as envisioned by Congress, was to name and shame those believed to be benefiting from Putin's tenure as the US works to isolate his government diplomatically and economically.

A senior Russian lawmaker has described the Trump administration's list of politicians and business figures released late on Monday as "political paranoia which, it turns out, is very hard to cure".

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She says people should not be afraid to raise their worries, via the police, the local authorities, or a child abuse charity. The charges include allegations dating to 2010, when the couple moved to Riverside County from outside Fort Worth, Texas .

The US treasury list of 210 names met with derision by some Russian Federation experts, one of whom accused the White House of having sabotaged an earlier and more in-depth document.

President Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to organise a sports competition for Russian athletes banned from the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang over a doping scandal, his spokesman said Wednesday. "On the whole, it is clear the administration is working in good faith".

Separately, two US sources said Russia's foreign spy chief, Sergey Naryshkin, met last week with USA intelligence officials, confirming a disclosure that has intensified political infighting over USA relations with Russian Federation. A back-burner report funded but the World Anti-Doping Agency exposes a much higher-scale of doping among worldwide athletes, than ever thought. "Russia hacked our elections".

Now that Trump is president, his administration seems to think Forbes does know what it's talking about after all.

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Then, women getting a Pap test should add a test that checks for strains of human papillomavirus, or HPV, Dominguez said. While HPV is common, only a small fraction of women infected with this virus will develop cervical cancer, she said.

Western sanctions and Moscow's countermeasures have crippled bilateral relations since 2014.

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