May 15, 2014

Sanction Putin's Arms Dealer

Sen. Dan Coats, National Review

The Associated Press

Taking steps to meaningfully obstruct this agency’s work and the revenue it provides the Russian state is among the most effective ways the United States can condemn Putin’s recent aggression. Using taxpayer funds to buy Russian equipment was objectionable when it began, became more objectionable as the Russians continued to supply Assad, and now is entirely unacceptable. It is time to reimpose sanctions on Rosoboronexport and end all U.S. government contracts with Putin’s arms dealer.

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TAGGED: United States, Ukraine, Russia, Rosoboronexport

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