UK Sanctions Russian Officials Over Navalny’s Death


UK sanctions Russian prison chiefs after Navalny death

The United Kingdom has imposed sanctions on Russian prison chiefs following the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in prison. Navalny’s death has sparked international outrage and calls for an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding his passing.

The sanctions imposed by the UK target Russian officials responsible for overseeing Navalny’s imprisonment and treatment while in custody. The move is seen as a coordinated effort by Western governments to hold Russian authorities accountable for human rights abuses.

Navalny, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was arrested in January upon returning to Russia from Germany, where he had been recovering from a poisoning attempt. He was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on charges widely viewed as politically motivated.

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