On March 2, the United States and the European Union announced sanctions against several senior Russian officials – seven and four respectively – in reaction to the alleged poisoning and imprisonment of Alexei Navalny.
Washington and Brussels announced on March 2 sanctions against several senior Russian officials, in response to the alleged poisoning and imprisonment of Russian opponent Alexeï Navalny.
The US sanctions, which target in particular seven senior Russian officials, were taken “in close consultation with our EU partners” and are “a clear signal” sent to Moscow, an American official told AFP. on condition of anonymity.
“We reiterate our call for the immediate and unconditional release of Mr. Navalny,” he added, stressing that US intelligence had concluded that the Russian government was responsible for the poisoning of the opponent.
Details to follow …