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externalU.S. senators introduce bipartisan bill to label Russia state sponsor of terrorism

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September 15, 2022 1:11 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

"The need for this measure is more pressing now than ever before," Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's sponsors, told a news conference, citing Russia's brutal attacks on Ukrainian civilians, Reuters reports. U.S. President Joe Biden opposes the move, and administration officials have said the designation could even hold up humanitarian aid to Ukraine.

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