photo: Alexander Astafyev
As stated in the press release of the U.S. Treasury, “sanctions the press” got five citizens of the Russian Federation. Topped the “black list” the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin for the closeness to Vladimir Putin.
“The company,” a senior official made up Dmitry Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoi, suspected of murder of the oppositionist Alexander Litvinenko (Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned with polonium in London over 10 years ago – in 2006 – approx. ed).
Two more defendants in the sanctions list Gennady Plaksin and Stanislav Gordievsky. Regarding the first, according to media reports, previously, he headed the “Universal Bank of savings”, and the second worked in the structure of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.
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