Senate panel approves Russia trade, rights bill




 
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Senate panel approves Russia trade, rights bill
 
July 19th, 2012  
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Senate panel approves Russia trade, rights bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill to ensure U.S. exporters share in the benefits of Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization but also to punish Russian officials for human rights violations. The legislation still faces an uphill battle to be passed before U.S. elections in November because of concern over Russia's ties to Syria and Iran that make it a politically difficult vote for some lawmakers. ...

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