Congress votes to back Ukraine by suspending normal trade relations with Russia

By: - April 7, 2022 8:07 pm
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Virtually Addresses Congress On Current Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, speaking by video last month, asked the U.S. Congress for support. On Thursday, Congress voted to suspend normal trade relations with Russia. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite-Pool/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.