Russia sanctions hundreds of US and Canadian congressmen
Russia is imposing sanctions on US and Canadian politicians, Interfax reported.
Russia is imposing retaliatory sanctions against 398 members of the US House of Representatives and 87 Canadian senators and will take further action against other individuals, Interfax news agency quoted a source from the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on April 13. .
Moscow acted after Washington imposed sanctions on 328 members of Russia’s State Duma (lower house) on March 24 following Russia’s military campaign in Russia. Ukraine.
The US sanctions move blocked all assets held by 328 members of the Russian State Duma in the US and banned them from making any transactions with US citizens. The State Duma has a total of 450 legislators.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said the sanctions announced on April 13 would reflect the US sanctions, but did not disclose specifics other than to say that all people on the list would be barred from visiting Russia. .
“New announcements of Russian countermeasures are planned in the near future, related to the increase in the number of people on the ‘stop list’ and other retaliatory steps,” Interfax quoted a source from the Foreign Ministry as saying. assign Russia.
On February 24, Canada announced to add 351 members of the State Duma to the list punish Russia of this country.
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