US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

US sanctions are ‘trade war’ on Russia, says PM Medvedev

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President of the United States Donald Trump today signed a bill into law that imposes new sanctions on Russia, according to a Whitehouse official.The Kremlin recently said it was hearing contradictory statements from the White House concerning the sanctions after they were approved by the U.S. Congress. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s said he and President Donald Trump did not believe the new sanctions would “be helpful to our efforts” on diplomacy with Russia. But the White House also previously confirmed Trump’s intends to sign the sanctions into law.