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U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny's death and war in Ukraine

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2024
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The Biden administration announced more than 600 sanctions and penalties on Russia and its military industry Friday — the largest round of sanctions since Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago — as it tries to exert more pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin over the invasion and the sudden death a week ago of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny. 

Friday's actions include State Department sanctions on three Russian officials the U.S. says were connected to Navalny's death, as well as sanctions from the State and Treasury Departments on 500 entities...

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