It is noteworthy that the Russian authorities are aware of their death, but consider it necessary to maintain the sanctions regime against them.
The Russian “black list” includes at least five deceased US citizens who are subject to a lifetime ban on entry into Russia .
This is evidenced by the list published by the Russian Foreign Ministry.
It is noteworthy that the Russian authorities are aware of their deaths, but consider it necessary to maintain the sanctions regime. Among the 963 sanctioned Americans, five people are marked “deceased” and the date of death.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in an official explanation notes that they are subject to a “ban on entry (to Russia) on a permanent basis.
In particular, ex-Senator John McCain (died 2018), ex-Congresswoman Elsie Hastings (died 2021), former First Deputy Director of the CIA Melissy Drisco, ex-Judge Stephen O’Neill, former US military Jeremy Seavits are denied entry. who died earlier this year.
As UNIAN reported earlier, US President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, famous actor Morgan Freeman and Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg are also included in the list of people who are banned from entering the Russian Federation for life.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that these are “retaliatory measures against anti-Russian sanctions that are constantly being imposed by the United States.”