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    Russian lawmakers have taken a dim view of the latest US House of Representatives bill enhancing sanctions against North Korea, which pushes for establishing control over a number of Russia's Far Eastern ports.

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    Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev calmly suggested that perhaps the US should deal with its own affairs, as Russia has plenty of government agencies and supervisory bodies "to control the fulfillment of all international obligations that Russia has assumed."

    Meanwhile, Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the Russian upper house of parliament's international committee, warned that enacting such a scenario may actually amount to a declaration of war.

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