A Russian ruble coin is pictured with US dollar bills and a one dollar coin in Moscow, on August 23, 2018.
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U.S. sanctions against Russia tied to a nerve agent attack in Britain, which were announced earlier this month, will come into effect Monday, the U.S. government said Friday, adding to the array of economic penalties it has imposed on Moscow in recent years.Russia's Foreign Ministry said the sanctions will only create more tension between the two feuding countries, the RIA news agency reported Friday.Although U.S. President Donald Trump has often said he would like better ties with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, Washington's relations with Moscow are at a low – frayed by U.S. allegations Russia interfered in its 2016 presidential election, and by disagreements over Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and its role in the Syrian civil war.
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