The United States imposed a broad array of sanctions on Russia to punish it for election interference, cyber-hacking, bullying Ukraine and other "malign" acts.
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Minnesota officer faces manslaughter charge over shooting of Black man
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Crypto flagship Coinbase jumps 11% after stormy Nasdaq debut
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World stocks stay high, Russia's rouble buckles under sanctions stress
World stocks were on course to extend a five-day run of record highs on Thursday, while bitcoin took a breather after its latest surge and Russia’s markets tumbled at the prospect of the harshest U.S. sanctions in years.
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