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EU to sanction Russian officials over Navalny poisoning: Report

The European Union is preparing to impose sanctions on six Russian individuals and one organisation over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, according to unconfirmed reports. The asset freezes and travel bans are believed to target people in the defence ministry and the spy agency. Russia is threatening …

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Navalny blames Russian intelligence for ‘poisoning’ attack

An international chemical weapons watchdog has confirmed Germany’s findings that Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny was poisoned by the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has called on Moscow to explain what happened to Navalny. In his first interview since falling ill, he said …

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