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In fresh US sanctions against Russia, Biden to target members of State Duma: Report | World News

US President Joe Biden, who’s due to journey to Poland on March 25 to focus on the continuing Russian invasion of Ukraine, is probably going to announce fresh sanctions against Russia this week, in accordance to a report. The newest measures, anticipated to be introduced a day earlier than Biden’s Poland go to, can be against greater than 300 members of the State Duma, the decrease House of Russia’s Federal Assembly, the report mentioned.

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“Jake Sullivan, the US National Security advisor, said President Biden will announce these fresh sanctions while he is in Bruseels, Belgium, for his March 24 meeting with leaders of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and Washington’s European allies,” The Wall Street Journal reported, citing prime American officers.

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The sanctions can be introduced in coordination with the European Union (EU) and the Group of Seven (G7), it added, nonetheless, additionally cautioning that such plans are sometimes postponed and even modified through the review course of prior to the ultimate announcement.

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For Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, western international locations, together with the United States, have imposed a number of sanctions against Moscow; these sanctioned embrace President Vladimir Putin, members of his administration, Russian oligarchs, amongst others. Kremlin retaliated by banning Biden and different prime US officers, together with secretary of state Antony Blinken and defence secretary Lloyd Austin, from getting into Russia.

According to Sastellum. Al, which tracks sanctions, Russia is essentially the most sanctioned nation on the planet, as greater than 7,100 restrictions have been introduced it against 2014. The majority of these have come through the ongoing invasion.

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Russia launched its ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine on February 24.

(With company inputs)

 

 

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