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causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"

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  • Destructive emerald beetle discovered in Boston: officials
    By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - An invasive beetle able to kill ash trees within a few years and regarded as one of the most destructive pests in North America has been found in Boston, officials said. Massachusetts officials have found the emerald ash borer in Boston’s Arnold Arboretum, the first time it has been spotted in the state's most populous Read more on this news related to 'Destructive'
  • Moscow says 'short-sighted' sanctions will aggravate Russia-U.S. ties
    Russia called new U.S. sanctions "destructive and short-sighted" on Wednesday and said they would only aggravate ties between Russia and the United States, already at their lowest point since the end of the Cold War over the Ukraine crisis. "Such decisions by Washington can bring nothing but further aggravation of U.S.-Russia relations and create an Read more on this news related to 'Destructive'
  • Russia Warns US On Sanctions: Moscow Calls Penalties 'Destructive And Myopic'
    New sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy by the United States are “destructive and myopic,” Moscow said Wednesday, a day after U.S. President Barack Obama said the penalties “will make a weak Russian economy even weaker.” Read more on this news related to 'Destructive'

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