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US imposes sanctions on seven senior Russians over Alexei Navalny poisoning

The Daily Beast How ‘Putin’s Chef’ Prigozhin Is Now Targeting Europe Sergei Ilnitsky/APHe’s sent Wagner mercenaries to Ukraine, Syria, and Libya; faced U.S. indictments for assigning his “troll farm” to interfere in the 2016 presidential election; and even dispatched white supremacists and neo-Nazis to sow anti-Western sentiment in African nations. Now Yevgeny Prigozhin, the catering … Read more

US hits Russian officials with fresh sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Photograph: Handout/EPA The US has announced sanctions on seven Russian government officials and 13 Russian and European companies in response to the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, which a US intelligence assessment confirmed to be the work of the FSB. Related: US refuses to say whether crown prince one of 76 Saudis hit by … Read more

Biden hits Russia with sanctions over Navalny’s poisoning in another break from Trump

Alexei Navalny appears in a video published by his team on January 18, 2021. Navalny Live/YouTube The Biden administration imposed sanctions on Russia over Navalny’s poisoning. The sanctions impact seven senior Russian officials. US intelligence concluded with “high confidence” Navalny was poisoned by Russia, officials said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. … Read more

US sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader’s poisoning

The Conversation Can QAnon survive another ‘Great Disappointment’ on March 4? History suggests it might The big question looming over QAnon: What happens after March 4? Rick Loomis/Getty ImagesThursday could be a big day. On March 4, Donald Trump will be triumphantly returned to power to help save the world from a shadowy syndicate of … Read more

U.S. sanctions Russian officials over Navalny poisoning and detention

The U.S. will sanction 7 senior Russian officials over the poisoning and jailing of opposition leader Alexey Navalny, according to senior Biden administration officials. Why it matters: The sanctions represent the first penalties the U.S. has imposed on Kremlin-linked officials since President Biden took office and pledged to confront Russian aggression and human rights abuses. … Read more

Experts urge independent probe into Navalny’s poisoning

MOSCOW (AP) — Two top human rights officials urged an international probe into the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and called Monday for his immediate release from prison. Agnès Callamard, the Special U.N. Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions and Irene Khan, the Special U.N. Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of … Read more

Joe Biden planning package of sanctions to target Russia after Navalny poisoning

President Biden speaking – SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images US President Joe Biden is planning a package of sanctions to target Russia after the poisoning and imprisonment of Alexei Navalny and a cyber attack which targeted Government agencies. In a move expected to be coordinated with European leaders, President Biden will be taking Russia to … Read more