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Lawmakers warn of more sanctions against Russia over Malaysia disaster
Lawmakers warn of more sanctions against Russia over Malaysia disaster

Shocked by the apparent shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine, lawmakers said Thursday they were ready to toughen U.S. sanctions against Russia if evidence shows their intervention in the conflict played a role in the deadly attack. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) called the air disaster a “game changer.” He and other defense hawks said that if Russians are involved, the international community should impose tougher sanctions and arm the Ukrainian military. “You would take the sanctions we’ve unilaterally imposed, toughen them, and have the world get behind them, and start arming the Ukrainian military,” he said. Sen....

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