Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an anti-Putin rally in 2018 in Moscow. Photo: AFP Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an anti-Putin rally in 2018 in Moscow. Photo: AFP
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an anti-Putin rally in 2018 in Moscow. Photo: AFP
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US sanctions seven Russian officials over Alexei Navalny poisoning attack

  • The Kremlin critic, who is now behind bars, was poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent developed by Soviet researchers
  • The move is Biden’s first major action against Moscow since he became US president

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an anti-Putin rally in 2018 in Moscow. Photo: AFP Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an anti-Putin rally in 2018 in Moscow. Photo: AFP
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny during an anti-Putin rally in 2018 in Moscow. Photo: AFP
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