US imposes sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to poisoning attack on Alexei Navalny

//US imposes sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to poisoning attack on Alexei Navalny

US imposes sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to poisoning attack on Alexei Navalny

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on seven senior Russians as it said its intelligence concluded that Moscow was behind the poisoning of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.In action coordinated with the EU, the US renewed demands that Russia free Navalny, who was arrested in January upon his return to Moscow as he spurred massive rallies through his allegations of corruption by President Vladimir Putin.“The intelligence community assesses with high confidence that officers of…

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