Ukrainian Presidential Press Workplace/AP
Russia imposed private sanctions Monday on 25 People, together with actors Sean Penn and Ben Stiller, in response to U.S. sanctions in opposition to Russians stemming from the battle in Ukraine.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo was on the brand new sanctions listing, as had been a number of American senators: Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Rick Scott of Florida, and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
Russia’s International Ministry stated the group, which additionally included enterprise leaders, lecturers and authorities officers, could be banned completely from coming into Russia.
Earlier rounds of Russian sanctions in opposition to People have included President Joe Biden and members of his household, in addition to lawmakers and enterprise leaders. The U.S. has sanctioned quite a few Russians, together with authorities officers and enterprise folks.
Penn and Stiller have been outspoken critics of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Penn is an activist concerned in aid work, amongst different causes. Stiller is a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. Excessive Commissioner for Refugees.