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Russia Says U.S. Sanctions for Navalny Poisoning Will Fail as Putin's Popularity Plummets

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The measures come as a poll shows fewer Russians want to see Vladimir Putin remain president after 2024.
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New Western sanctions against Russian officials over jailing of opposition figure Navalny ‘outrageous' & ineffective, says Kremlin

New Western sanctions against Russian officials over jailing of opposition figure Navalny ‘outrageous' & ineffective, says Kremlin

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A package of new travel and financial restrictions unveiled by the US and the EU this week are toothless and will have little to no impact at all on Russian officials targeted by them, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov claimed.
Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Vladimir Putin's press secretary insisted that the measures enacted against four high-ranking legal and civil state employees were effectively redundant. “If you look at the people on whom these restrictions have been imposed,” he said, “this is actually a duplication of those restrictions that they are already subject to under...
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With new Washington sanctions banning export of ‘defense articles' to Russia, Moscow reveals it hasn't received US arms since WWII

With new Washington sanctions banning export of ‘defense articles' to Russia, Moscow reveals it hasn't received US arms since WWII

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Russia's Service of Military-Technical Cooperation has noted its “bewilderment” after Washington imposed an export ban on “defense articles and defense services” to the country, despite Russia not receiving any US arms since 1945.
On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveiled new sanctions against Moscow after the alleged poisoning and “attempted assassination of Russian opposition figure Aleksey Navalny.”
“The US government has exercised its authorities to send a clear signal that Russia's use of chemical weapons and abuse of human rights have severe consequences,” a press...
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Biden Issues His First Russia Sanctions-But Not His Last

Biden Issues His First Russia Sanctions-But Not His Last

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Tuesday's sanctions over Alexei Navalny are just the opening move in a bid to punish recent Russian actions.
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Moscow calls US Navalny sanctions a ‘hostile anti-Russian lunge'

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The Kremlin has vowed to respond to the sanctions, the first major move against Russia from the Biden administration.
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