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Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on Russia’s space program in the Bocharov Ruchei residence outside the Black Sea resort of in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on Russia’s space program in the Bocharov Ruchei residence outside the Black Sea resort of in Sochi, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials say President Donald Trump has signed a bill to impose new sanctions on Russia.

Two White House officials said that the president signed the bill Wednesday morning.

The package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia passed Congress with overwhelming support.

Moscow responded to the sanctions by ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia.

The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly before an official statement.

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