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Russia says it will bar entry to Moran,
12 others, to retaliate for U.S.
punitive actions

Washington Post, by Karoun Demirjian

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/19/2014 1:08:36 PM

MOSCOW — Russia announced Saturday that it is barring 13 Americans from entering the country, including Rep. James P. Moran (D-Va.), just as Washington has blocked access for 13 Russian and Crimean officials in recent months. The Foreign Ministry also repeated its pledge to counter the most recent round of U.S. economic sanctions with “response measures” of its own. The Obama administration on Wednesday announced tough new measures targeting major Russian banks and energy companies, a significant swath of the Russian defense industry and individuals it said were responsible for the continuing support of separatists battling government forces in eastern

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 7/19/2014 1:28:35 PM     (No. 9931744)

I would bar Moran entry, too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/19/2014 1:42:27 PM     (No. 9931758)

The real reason for these sanctions is to keep Russia from developing new energy sources which could flood the market and drive prices down.

It´s hard for me to believe Putin would drive more sanctions when they need this new oil production.The media response almost sounds like it was coordinated before the event happened.There has to be a "real reason" this plane was shot down.Hillary´s response was was we need stronger language.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: gagolfer, 7/19/2014 1:46:15 PM     (No. 9931761)

Fine. Who cares. We should bar Aeroflot planes from landing at US airports for a good long time. We can hurt Russia´s economy a lot more than they can hurt ours and sanctions for their involvement in this plane crash has to really hurt.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 7/19/2014 1:46:26 PM     (No. 9931762)

Oh yeah?

Well just for that Obama isn´t going to concede that two-foot putt.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 7/19/2014 2:24:43 PM     (No. 9931805)

The Moron should be prevented from entering Virginia. Let him try entry through the Rio Grande.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 7/19/2014 2:49:00 PM     (No. 9931826)

And Obama, et al, bar anyone from seeing and photographing the ´immigrants´ at the border. See any similarity?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 7/19/2014 3:26:48 PM     (No. 9931861)

Well Moran, I guess the old saw is true...you really can´t go home...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 7/19/2014 5:12:11 PM     (No. 9931916)

I´d rather that they would admit him, and keep him. Guess not. The Russki´s are nye kulturni, but not completely stupid. The people who VOTE for Moron, they´re completely stupid


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Reply 9 - Posted by: krause, 7/19/2014 5:46:27 PM     (No. 9931939)

Was he going back for a refresher course?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 7/19/2014 7:54:20 PM     (No. 9932055)

Russia saves the US taxpayers some money.

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