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The Issue: The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee in late 2019 approved legislation that would impose new sanctions on Russia. Known as the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act, or DASKA, the measure targets Russian banks, its sovereign debt and the country‚Äôs oil and gas sector. Like many government initiatives, it was passed with […]

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FACT SHEET: DASKA targets U.S. companies, not the Kremlin

DASKA: The Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act (DASKA) is a Russia sanctions bill recently passed by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. It attempts to punish Russia for election interference and other bad behavior. Yet DASKA actually cracks down on the hundreds of U.S. companies that do business in Russia. This crack down […]

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