U.S. Sanctions Russian Government For Poisoning Opposition Leader Aleksei Navalny

In one of the strongest moves against the Russian government in U.S. history, President Joe Biden announced heavy sanctions against the country for orchestrating the assassination of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny in September. The U.S. joins the European Union which on Monday ordered current sanctions on Russia be expanded as a result of the government’s assassination attempt. The sanctions, however, do not directly cite Russian President Vladimir Putin nor intelligence leaders as the perpetrators. The U.S. sanctions point to Russia’s Federalnaya Sluzhba Bezopasnosti (F.S.B.), its federal …

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