Pro-Russian separatists stand guard at their check-point near the eastern Ukrainian city of rebel stronghold Donetsk on July 23, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER KHUDOTEPLY
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Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said in a report Wednesday.A group of legislative committees that oversee arms export controls said there were 251 export licenses in place for sale of goods worth at least 132 million pounds ($225 million) to Russia. The lawmakers' report said 31 licenses had since been revoked or suspended.
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