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US imposes additional sanctions against Russia over alleged Poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

The United States has imposed additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged Poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. In a statement, the US State Department said that the US will impose a second round of sanctions on the Russian Federation over its use of a Novichok nerve agent in the August 2020 poisoning of Russian opposition figure Aleksey Navalny. The statement also said that there would be restrictions on the permanent imports of certain Russian firearms. The UK and US also issued a joint statement on the first anniversary of Mr Navalny’s poisoning, calling on Russia to comply with the Chemical Weapons Convention.

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