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Reuters: US sanctions are awaiting Russia over Navalny

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Sources revealed to Reuters expectations that the United States of America would impose sanctions on Russia; This was after the poisoning of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny today, Tuesday.

The informed sources said that the United States was expected to impose sanctions according to two executive orders, the first number 13661, which was issued after Russia invaded Crimea in 2014, and the second number 13382, issued in 2005, to combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, according to a law Control of chemical and biological weapons and the elimination of this war of 1991.

The UN Special Rapporteur, Agnes Callamard, accused Russia of being responsible for the “attempt to poison” the imprisoned Russian video blogger Alexei Navalny.

“We conclude that Russia is responsible for the attempt to kill Navalny,” Callamard said, adding that the nerve gas suspected of being used in that attempt was developed in the Soviet Union.

According to the rapporteur, Russia is the only country “known to develop, store and use” the material in question.

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