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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jun 20, 2014 06:01 AM CDT

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Russia May File WTO Challenge to Economic Sanctions

Russia reportedly may file a challenge at the World Trade Organization against the economic and trade sanctions being imposed on Russia by the United States, Canada, Japan and the European Union. Russian Ministry of Economic Development official Maxim Medvedkov says the sanctions run counter to WTO rules.

He said the sanctions, which were imposed in response to the conflict in Ukraine, fail to meet WTO rules that specify a country can use sanctions ...

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