21 September 2017
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U.S. to restrict movement for Russian diplomats

The U.S. House of Representatives has agreed to restrict movement of Russian diplomatic officers and envoys within territory of the United States, according to Ukraine Today.

The lower chamber of the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, November 30, approved a draft bill providing a ban on travel for over 25 miles away from mission buildings for Russian diplomats without U.S. authority's notification in the previous calendar quarter.

Also, the document includes additional measures such as creating a committee on opponency towards Russia's hidden influence in the country, Ukraine Today reported.

France says lifting sanctions on Russia would be counterproductiveThe mentioned restrictive measures were invoked to resist Russia's intelligence activities, the document says.

The draft bill was filed in by the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee David Newns.

According to Russian news agency TASS, the document gained support from 390 congressmen with only 30 who voted against it.

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