Daily Mail: U.S. slaps sanctions on 7 senior Russians in response to 'unconscionable' poisoning of Alexei Navalny with more potential actions responding to SolarWinds hack coming soon
* Senior U.S. officials cited 'an alarming pattern of chemical weapons use by Russia' * European Union is also rolling out new sanctions * Officials said additional actions responding to widescale computer hack and reported bounties on U.S. troops would come 'sooner rather than later' * Navlny was poisoned in 2020 with the chemical agent Novichok * Official said U.S. concluded Russia 'attempt to kill Mr. Navalny'
The U.S. is slapping sanctions on seven senior Russian officials in response to Russia's 'disgraceful and unacceptable behavior' in carrying out the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Biden Administration said Tuesday.
The sanctions come on top of previous U.S. sanctions, and compound further sanctions action being taken by the European Union Tuesday in response to the poisoning that the U.S. assesses was carried out by Russia's Federal Security Bureau (FSB).
'We’re sending a clear signal to Russia that there are clear consequences for the use of chemical weapons,' said a senior administration on a press call to announce the effort.
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