US Russia: US President Joe Biden’s administration has frozen the visa of former Olympic gymnast and former member of the State Duma (the lower house of the Russian parliament) Alina Kabaeva.
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The US has renewed its scrutiny on a select few of Russia’s elite. Sanctions Russian President Vladimir Putin of alleged girlfriend. The US Treasury Ministry said on Tuesday that America Former Olympic gymnast and former member of the State Duma (the lower house of the Russian parliament) in the administration of President Joe Biden Alina Kabaeva His visa has been frozen and his properties have also been banned.
The ministry said Kabaeva is also the head of a Russian media company that supports the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Putin’s critic Alexei Navalny, who is in prison, has long been demanding sanctions against Kabaeva. He said that Kabaeva’s media company has taken the lead in portraying Western remarks about the Russian invasion of Ukraine as a propaganda campaign.
Britain has also given approval
Britain approved sanctions against Kabaeva in May. At the same time, the European Union announced a travel and property ban on him in June. The US Treasury has also imposed sanctions on Andrey Grigoryevich Gurev, who owns the Wittenhurst estate. The twenty-five-room Wittenhurst Estate is the second largest palace in London after Buckingham Palace. His $120 million yacht (yacht) Alfa Nero is also under the ban. Sanctions have also been imposed on Andrey’s son.
Putin’s daughters have also been banned
Earlier in April, the US imposed sanctions on both Putin’s daughters-Katrina Vladimirovna Tikhonova and Maria Vladimirovna Vorontsova. The sanctions have also been imposed on the Russian steel maker Publicno Aktsianerno Obschestvo Magnitogorsky Metallurgychesky Kombinat, also known as MMK. Apart from this, sanctions have also been imposed on 893 Russian Federation officials, according to the US State Department.
Russia’s top military officers are also included in these officers. The visas of all these officers will be frozen. In a statement, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said innocent people are facing extreme hardships because of Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, while Putin’s allies have enriched themselves and lived extremely luxurious lives. .