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State Duma Deputy from Chechnya, said the U.S. sanctions against Kadyrov

The state Department of the United States of America demonstrated its own impotence, decided to impose sanctions against the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov and his family, the US itself still has failed to stem numerous human rights violations on its territory, said to RIA Novosti state Duma Deputy from the Chechen Republic Samail sarailiev.

The U.S. state Department on Monday announced the introduction of Kadyrov in the "black list" of persons, involved, according to authorities, the violation of human rights. Under the sanctions also got the wife and daughter of the head of Chechnya.

Trump has extended sanctions against North Korea

The US President Donald trump has extended for one year with effect from 2008 sanctions against North Korea, according to the text of the notice signed by trump, circulated Wednesday by the White house.

This mode, providing penalties, was announced by presidential decree on 26 June 2008.

Deripaska's lawyers urged to reject the request of the U.S. Treasury in the case of the sanctions

Lawyers of Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska asked the Washington court to reject the petition of the U.S. Department of Treasury to dismiss and rapidly to consider the claim of a billionaire on "evidence Memorandum" on the basis of which it was included in the sanctions list, the documents in the court database, Court Listener.

The lawsuit filed in mid-April, in which Deripaska demanded to give him the full version of "evidence Memorandum" on the basis of which it was included in the sanctions list. The U.S. Treasury on behalf of the office for foreign assets control (OFAC) appealed to the court of Washington with a request to stop or to hold the accelerated procedure of consideration of the claim of Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska.

Kosachev called illegal threats of US sanctions

Russia will continue construction of the "Nord stream – 2", carrying out the project together with its European partners, the sanctions threat from the US is illegal, said RIA Novosti on Thursday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.

Earlier, a group of US senators introduced a bill to impose sanctions against the insurers of the ships employed in laying the "Nord stream – 2".