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  • White House: Trump gave order to close Russian consulate

    White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced that it was Donald Trump who made the decision and gave the order to close the Russian consulate in San Francisco and the diplomatic buildings in Washington and New York.

    “Yes, this decision was made by the president,” she said in response to reporters’ questions at a press-briefing.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the new restrictions with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and said that Moscow will look over the United …

  • The White House: The law on sanctions against Russia has no legal effect due to a violation of the procedure of its approval

    The bill with a strengthened package of sanctions against Russia, which was passed almost unanimously in the US Senate, has no legal effect due to a violation of the procedure of its approval. This was announced on Monday, June 26 during a briefing by the representative of the White House, Sean Spicer, Ukrinform reports.

    "The decision of the Senate was adopted in violation of procedure, so there is no new bill at this time," he said. Spicer did not comment on US President Trump’s position on …