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USA will make changes to a bill aimed at preventing the alleged imminent Russian intervention in the upcoming elections to Congress, to minimize the consequences for global economies and focus them on the Russian. It is reported Bloomberg.
“We want to ensure that economic damage was the most restricted of the Russian economy, but a side effect was small,” — commented one of the authors Senator Chris van HOLLEN.
The bill requires the imposition of restrictive measures against Russia in case if the national intelligence confirms that Moscow interferes in is scheduled for November midterm elections in the United States. In particular, the proposed sanctions against the new sovereign debt of Russia, Russian banks, mining companies and officials.
In late July, the US President, Donald trump declared that Russia will try to intervene in the US elections in November this year. According to the American leader, Moscow will continue to support the Democratic party, not Republican, despite the fact that, according to intelligence, Russia was involved in the victory of the Republican candidate in the presidential elections in 2016.
In early August, the US approved the extension of sanctions against Russia for the use of prohibited weapons and allowed them to spread on government debt.
Analytical credit rating Agency (ACRA) has come to the conclusion that the U.S. sanctions against Russian government debt can lead to an outflow of 8-10 percent of investors from the Russian sovereign debt securities.
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