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( – Russia claims that Obamacare, the National Defense Authorization Act and CIA drone strikes are all examples of human rights violations being committed by the United States.

In its now-annual report on human rights in the U.S., the Russian government of Vladimir Putin lists a host of alleged violations, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, of which the report says: “Human rights organizations considered this Act to be a violation of human rights and freedoms as it obliged the citizens to buy insurance policy.”

The “report,” which is based on U.S. government reports, activist group publications and news stories widely available to the U.S. public, claims that 50 million Americans, or 16.3 percent of the population, do not have health insurance.

Citing the liberal Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, it notes that the current U.S. healthcare system involves “insurance companies, banks, pharmaceutical companies, research centers, and healthcare institutions.” It adds that in the “majority of cases” ordinary Americans “are on the losing side.”

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