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Curbs to end soon, US tells Russia

Hillary Clinton has pledged that the US would soon lift cold-war-era trade sanctions on Russia, but she did not address human rights legislation in Congress that has so far stalled passage, infuriated the Kremlin and become an unexpected issue in the American presidential race.

world Updated: Sep 10, 2012 00:08 IST

Hillary Clinton has pledged that the US would soon lift cold-war-era trade sanctions on Russia, but she did not address human rights legislation in Congress that has so far stalled passage, infuriated the Kremlin and become an unexpected issue in the American presidential race. Clinton had welcomed Russia’s accession to the WTO last month.