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"Trump needs to think three times before imposing new sanctions on Russia," Federation Council member Alexey Pushkov tweeted.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday indicated a willingness to work with Democrats toward drafting new sanctions targeting Russia in response to Moscow's unwavering support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.