In addition to US President Joe Biden, 12 other high-ranking politicians are banned from entering the Russian Federation.
Moscow imposed a ban on entry into the country for Biden / photo REUTERS
The Kremlin responded to US sanctions by banning US President Joe Biden and 12 other US officials from entering Russia.
This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“In response to a series of unprecedented sanctions prohibiting, among other things, entry into the United States for senior officials of the Russian Federation, since March 15, the Russian “stop list” includes on the basis of reciprocity President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the United Committee Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, as well as a number of department heads and well-known American figures.READ ALSO:
The sanctions list of the Russian Federation includes:
US President Joe Biden;
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken;
Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin;
National Security Assistant to the President Jake Sullivan;
CIA Director William Burns;
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley;
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki;
Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Duleep Singh;
Director of the Agency for International Development Samantha Power;
US President’s son Hunter Biden;
Former US Secretary of State and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton;
US First Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Adewail Adeyemo;
President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank Reta Joe Lewis.
The Russian Foreign Ministry promised to expand the black list in the near future.
Note that the last time Biden was on a visit to Moscow 11 years ago. He then served as Vice President of the United States.
Prior to that, the politician visited the capital of the Russian Federation in 1979 and 1988 as a senator.