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US sets sanctions over Russia opposition leader's poisoning

1 month ago   |   By WTAE

The Biden administration announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses Tuesday for a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack upon opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing.
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White House Slaps Tough New Sanctions On Russia Over Navalny Poisoning

White House Slaps Tough New Sanctions On Russia Over Navalny Poisoning

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The Biden administration, signalling a tougher stance on Russia, announced Tuesday new sanctions targeting seven senior Kremlin officials in response to the nerve agent attack on the Kremlin critic. (Image credit: Moscow City Court/Moscow City Court/TASS)
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US slaps sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning

US slaps sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Biden administration officials said sanctions were imposed over Russia's attempts to kill Navalny with a nerve agent.
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Biden administration sanctions Russia over Navalny poisoning and arrest

Biden administration sanctions Russia over Navalny poisoning and arrest

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Biden administration will announce new penalties on Russia in response to the poisoning and jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, senior administration officials said on Tuesday.
A U.S. intelligence community assessment concluded that Navalny was poisoned last year with a banned nerve agent called Novichok by the Russian security services, the officials said in a call previewing the announcement. Navalny received treatment for the poisoning in Germany and was arrested upon his return to Russia in January.
The new penalties will include sanctions on seven senior members...
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Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

Health officials report 3,369 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, 22 deaths

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San Diego Gaslamp Quarter shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded

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De Blasio applauds Trump's call in The Post for all to get COVID vaccine

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Raw video: VP Kamala Harris is greeted by governor, senator, congressman

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Israel reports no new Covid-19 deaths for the first time in 10 months

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