Friday, November 16, 2012 5:51 pm
News Summary: House votes on trade with Russia
By The Associated Press
MOSCOW MOVES: The bill would permanently normalize U.S. trade relations with Russia and Moldova. As a WTO member, Russia is required to reduce tariffs and take other measures to open its markets.
SHAPE UP: The House also approved a measure that punishes Russian officials for human rights violations, although the House and Senate differ on the specifics of those provisions.