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Stop 'politics of blackmail': Russia to US after new Venezuela sanctions

Russia has slammed the US for creating pressure in Venezuela for the removal of President Nicolas Maduro. On Friday, Russia has asked the United States to get over with its "politics of blackmail" after Washington imposed sanctions on Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza to pressurize the president to quit. It said that the US is creating tension in Venezuela and it should return to the realm of international law.