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Putin says US sanctions 'counterproductive and senseless'

22:26, August 22, 2018

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to employees of the Almazov National Medical Center in St.Petersburg, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. (Anatoly Maltsev/Pool Photo via AP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called US sanctions against Moscow "counterproductive and senseless" a day after Washington warned that more "economic pain" is coming.

"Sanctions are actions that are counterproductive and senseless, especially against a country like Russia," Putin said during a press-conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto.

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