The United States and the European Union impose sanctions on many of the top Russians

The United States and the European Union impose sanctions on many of the top Russians

“The intelligence agency confirmed with great confidence that FSB officers used the neurotoxin Novichok to poison Navalny on August 20, 2020,” a US government official said.

The sanctions were imposed in consultation with the European Union. The European Union announced similar actions against the Russian Attorney General, the head of the so-called investigation committee directly under the president and investigating major criminal cases, the head of the prison system, the National Guard to try opposition leader Navalny and the repression ………….. ………………………………………….. ………………………………………….. ………………………………………….. ………………………………………….. …………………………………. Of protests.

Two of them are also on the US sanctions list. The other five Russians facing US sanctions are the two deputy defense ministers, head of the Federal Security Service, head of President Putin’s policy division, and former prime minister Sergei Kerenko. In addition, the FSB and a number of scientific institutes are placed on the list.

Moscow said it would reach countermeasures that “are not necessarily identical.” The State Department described the US sanctions as “absurd and a pretext for public interference in our internal affairs.”

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