The U.S. published a sanctions list on Navalny

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The U.S. published a sanctions list on Navalny

The US Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions in connection with the situation around the opposition activist Alexei Navalny against three Russian research organizations, according to the agency’s website.
In particular, these include the State Research Institute of Organic Chemistry and Technology (FSUE GosNIIOHT), as well as the FSBI 27 Research Center and the 33rd Central Research Test Institute of the Russian Defense Ministry.
The sanctions list also includes FSB head Bortnikov, FSIN head Kalashnikov, first deputy head of the presidential administration Sergei Kirienko, and Prosecutor General Krasnov.
The European Union on Tuesday imposed for the first time sanctions under a new global regime for human rights violations against four Russian citizens for the arrest of Navalny. The U.S. followed the EU in imposing sanctions against Russia. The list includes 14 organizations with the wording “for the production of biological and chemical weapons.” In addition, American sanctions are directed against specific individuals and organizations and will include export and visa restrictions.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov earlier said that Moscow would unambiguously respond to possible US sanctions against Russia. Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin is confident that the policy of sanctions against Russia is not achieving its goal.