The European Union has announced it is imposing sanctions on a number of Russian officials in response to the poisoning of prominent opposition activist Alexei Navalny, reports BBC News.
On Thursday, the E.U. announced measures targeting: Alexei Bortnikov, the head of the FSB; Pavel Popov and Alexei Krivoruchko, both deputy ministers of defense; and two senior aides to President Vladimir Putin.
The sanctions include a travel ban and an asset freeze.
They also target the Russian State...