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Obama’s Russia sanctions put Trump, Hill GOP on collision course

The White House on Thursday revealed a set of economic sanctions and other penalties intended to squeeze Russian leaders for backing and – as Obama administration officials have acknowledged – being directly involved in hacking email servers designed to help Trump defeat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

The Obama administration announced that it has imposed sanctions on Russia over its hacking during the U.S. election. The punitive measures target nine entities and individuals: two Russian intelligence services, four intelligence officers and three companies that provide support to Russian cyberoperations.




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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.