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The British Government has introduced a brand new battery of financial sanctions in opposition to Moscow, beginning with the freezing of the belongings of the six prime officers of the IK-3 jail the place Alexei Navalny, often known as 'Polar Wolf', died within the Yamalo-Nenets area. within the Arctic Circle.

“Those responsible for the death of Navalny's brutal treatment should have no illusions: we will hold them accountable,” declared Foreign Secretary David Cameron, throughout his go to to the G20 summit in Rio de Janeiro and after his journey to the Falklands.

“It is clear that the authorities viewed Navalny as a threat and tried to silence him again and again,” Cameron stated. “FSP agents tried to poison him with Novichok in 2020, managed to put him in prison for his peaceful political activities and sent him to a prison in the Arctic: no one should question the oppressive nature of the Russian system.”

The Foreign Office has recognized these liable for the jail, beginning with its director, Colonel Vadim Konstantinovich Kalinin. The different 5 sanctioned, who share the place of deputy administrators, are additionally Colonel Aleksandr Valerievich Obraztsov and lieutenants Sergey Nikolaevich Korzhov, Vasily Alexandrovich Vydrin, Vladimir Ivanovich Pilipchik and Aleksandr Vladimirovich Golyakov.

The British Government has, for its half, known as on the authorities to open “a transparent investigation” of his dying and to ship the physique of the Russian opponent to his mom, Lyudmila Navalnaya, who has been attempting to get well her son's physique since Saturday. The 'premier' Rishi Sunak and the chief of the Labor opposition, Keir Starmer, unanimously condemned Navalny's dying and demanded accountability from Moscow.

In his speech on the G20, David Cameron urged the worldwide neighborhood to “adapt the rules and institutions to the challenges we face today”, and accused the Kremlin of “subverting the concept of sovereignty” with the invasion of Ukraine, coinciding with the second anniversary of the warfare.