Freedom House joins a coalition of civil society groups in calling on congress to strengthen Section 7008 of the Senate Appropriations Bill that would demand the suspension of aid in the event of a coup d'etat against a democratically elected government.
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Having called on the Obama administration for several months to show leadership in pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin for his ongoing aggression against Ukraine, Freedom House welcomes today's announcement of new, tougher U.S. sanctions targeting Russian banks and energy companies.
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