(ANSA) - WASHINGTON, MAR 2 - The US has announced sanctions against several Russian senior leaders in response to the poisoning of Russian opposition leader AlexeiNavalny. The sanctions, which particularly affect high-level leaders, were decided "in close collaboration with our EU partners" and are a "clear signal" sent to Moscow. The sanctions also affect the head of the Russian secret services, the FSB, Alexander Bortnikov and the first deputy chief of staff of the presidential administration SergheiKiriyenko. The other recipients of the sanctions are Deputy Defense Ministers Aleksei Krivoruchko and Pavel Popov, Director of the Federal Penitentiary Service Aleksander Kalashnikov, Attorney General Igor Krasnov and the head of Russian President AndreiYarin's Internal Policy Department. The White House - said spokeswoman Jen Psaki - reserves to take further action against Russia when the examination of its other alleged activities is completed. "" President Joe Biden intends to have a very different attitude towards Moscow from that of the previous administration, "he added. . (ANSA).
Navalny, US sanctions at 7 of Putin's entourage
The US has announced sanctions against several Russian senior leaders in response to the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. (HANDLE)