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Passed Senate without amendment (07/14/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the United States and the G8 nations should pursue a broad agenda of cooperation with the Russian Federation; (2) the Russian Federation should respect the rights of governments in neighboring countries and their prerogative to seek membership in Euro-Atlantic institutions; (3) the United States and the Russian Federation should work to ensure the continued success of Nunn-Lugar initiatives and nonproliferation and counterterrorism programs; (4) the Russian Federation should adopt foreign and domestic policies that are consistent with freedom and the right to private property; and (5) the United States should welcome the emergence of the Russian Federation as a partner in addressing global challenges.