Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

It sanctions Russian government officials, their relatives and close associates deemed to be responsible for "significant corruption" in Russia and elsewhere, and those who who work for or on behalf of the Russian defense and intelligence sectors, those who invest or support the construction of Russian energy export pipelines, and corrupt government officials who enrich themselves after making deals to privatize state-owned assets.

Senators said the tougher tack against Russian Federation would help force them to ease hostilities against Ukraine, permit a negotiated settlement in the Syrian civil war and dissuade them from attempting to hack US institutions and political groups in the future, as it's widely believed they did during the campaign past year.

It's important to note that the measure hasn't been signed into law.

By tying Iran and Russian Federation together, Congress has made it more hard for Trump to oppose the action.

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The measure would require a green light from Congress in the event sanctions on Russian Federation are relaxed, suspended or terminated. "It provides for actors undermining cyber security being subject to sanctions".

To become law, the legislation must pass the House of Representatives and be signed by Trump. House aides said they expected the lower chamber in Congress to begin debating the measure in the coming weeks, although they could not predict when it might face a final vote. Republicans and Democrats have said they doubt Trump would veto the bill.

During a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Tillerson urged the Congress "to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjust sanctions to meet the needs of what is always an evolving diplomatic situation".

Previously, U.S. energy sanctions had only targeted Russia's future high-tech energy projects, such as drilling for oil in the Arctic, fracking and offshore drilling. They blocked United States companies such as Exxon Mobil, where Tillerson was chairman, from investing in such projects.

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The new bill would slap sanctions on companies in other countries looking to invest in those projects in the absence of USA companies, a practice known as backfilling. And then we have an expedited process where we could reject the president's decision to give relief. Putin seems content to sit back and watch as America tears itself apart with partisan witch hunts and hatred of the president.

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) hailed the lopsided vote in favor of the Iran sanctions bill that he helped shepherd to passage with the Russian Federation measure attached, but he stopped short of echoing previous predictions that Trump would sign the combined sanctions legislation once it clears the House.

The Senate also voted Thursday to add non-binding language reaffirming the usa commitment to Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, which requires members to defend other nations in the alliance. Rand Paul (R -KY) and Bernie Sanders (I - VT).

Senate Democrats expressed concerns to Politico that the extremely busy news cycle related to the investigations surrounding Russian Federation and Trump may ironically allow the administration to block or stall this legislation created to punish Russian Federation.

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