European Union—Sanctions Announced In Aftermath Of Navalny Poisoning

BBC News | 10/16/2020

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...

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