In August, the UK imposed sanctions on seven Russians.
Moscow. Russia on Friday said it would bar seven British citizens from entering its territory.
This is in response to a series of actions taken by London in August to try to poison opposition politician Alexei. Navaľného Imposed sanctions on seven Russian citizens.
Obstacles to revenge
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharov told Moscow on Friday that she would be retaliated against, according to the Interfax agency.
He recalled that seven Russian citizens had been banned for “direct responsibility for naval poisoning.”
However, according to Zakro, this was done on the basis of “imaginary and absurd excuses”.
Moscow sees this as “another unnecessary anti-Russian offensive” and a practical confirmation of “the British government’s intention to pursue a destructive course in bilateral relations.”
The spokesman added that Moscow was imposing sanctions sanctions based on mutual policy.
He said British citizens “closely involved in anti-Russian activities” would be barred from entering Russia subject to restrictions.
In addition, Zakharov called on the British leadership to end the conflict, warning that “no hostile action (against Russia) will go unnoticed.”
Britain imposes sanctions on seven Russians
Interfax recalled that Britain imposed sanctions in August in connection with an attempt to poison Alexei Navalny (August 20, 2020) and former dual agent Sergei Skribal (March 2018).
According to Interfax, British sanctions have affected seven Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officials: General Grill Vasiliev, director of the FSB Forensic Science Institute; His deputy Stanislav Makšakov; Two employees of the company; Alexei Sedov, Colonel General of the FSB Counter-Terrorism, who heads the constitutional body and the so-called Department of Defense; Maj. Gen. Vladimir Boktanov, head of the FSB’s specialized technology center, and FSB officer Vladimir Banayev.
Reuters reports that relations between Moscow and London have deteriorated significantly since the assassination attempt on Sergei Skribal and his daughter in the English city of Salisbury in 2018, done by a neuroscientist.
The case resulted in the mutual expulsion of ambassadors from Russia and Britain.
Innovation was also used in the case of an attempt to poison Navalny, according to the findings of Western laboratories.
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