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Thursday, April 08, 2021, 18:45
Kremlin says it has to be ready for worst-case US sanctions scenario
By Reuters
Thursday, April 08, 2021, 18:45 By Reuters

A tourist boat floats on the Moskva river in front of the Kremlin in downtown Moscow on Dec 9, 2019. (DIMITAR DILKOFF / AFP)

MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Thursday that Russia had to be ready for the worst-case scenario in terms of US sanctions because of what it described as Washington’s hostile and unpredictable policy towards Moscow.

The United States has threatened to impose new sanctions on Moscow over the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and other rows, which has put pressure on the rouble and Russian markets.

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