White House hits Russia with sanctions in response to Navalny’s dying | EUROtoday

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The White House has introduced {that a} new package deal of sanctions towards Russia is ready to enter impact following the dying of opposition chief Aleksei Navalny in a Siberian jail camp.

This comes after President Joe Biden’s feedback to reporters on Monday that he was contemplating new sanctions.

“We already have sanctions, but we are considering additional sanctions, yes,” he mentioned.

On Friday, Mr Biden blamed the dying of Mr Navalny on Russian President Vladimir Putin, noting that whereas the US was not sure what happened, it was “a consequence of something that Putin and his thugs did”.

That was after Russian jail authorities introduced earlier on Friday that Mr Navalny “felt unwell” after going for a stroll and have become unconscious “almost immediately”.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/biden-navalny-russia-sanctions-white-house-b2499336.html