Facebook owner Meta’s chief executive and vice president Kamala Harris are among the Americans now being denied entry to Russia.
A total of 29 more Americans have been added to Russia’s sanctions list, reports Reuters Thursday afternoon. The Russian Foreign Ministry reports on the new sanctions.
In addition to Zuckerberg and Harris, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby and Deputy Defense Minister Kathleen Hicks are among others affected by Russian sanctions.
US President Joe Biden, Foreign Secretary Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin were already on the sanctions list in mid-March.
Russia sanctions President Joe Biden
61 Canadians are also included in this series of sanctions, according to Reuters. Central bank governor Tiff Macklem, the country’s special forces chief Steve Boivin and the major city mayors of Toronto and Ottawa are being denied entry to Russia indefinitely.
The United States, Canada, the EU and a number of other countries imposed sanctions on Russia and a long list of Russians following the invasion of Ukraine.
President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and many other top politicians have had their funds frozen, among others. The same goes for many Russian billionaires and oligarchs.
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