The United States has announced sanctions on senior Russian government officials and Russian entities in response to what US officials said was Moscow’s attempt to kill opposition leader Alexei Navalny with a nerve agent.
- The first round of sanctions includes asset freezes and travel bans
- The EU also imposed sanctions in coordination with the US
- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow would respond in kind to the US sanctions
The announcement, made by senior Biden administration…