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US slams China, Russia for human trafficking

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The United States on Wednesday downgraded China, Russia and Uzbekistan to the bottom of a list for failing to make greater efforts to combat human trafficking, a move which may spark sanctions.

The sharp blow came in the State Department's annual report into human trafficking after the three nations languished for years on a US watch list, having been granted past waivers after promises to do better.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130619/us-slams-china-russia-human-trafficking