Great Britain intends to hold Russia accountable for the detention of Navalny

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Great Britain intends to hold Russia accountable for the detention of Navalny

Earlier, Navalny proposed to impose sanctions against 8 persons, one of whom is the owner of a football club. &# 171; Chelsea&# 187; Roman Abramovich

Britain will work with its international partners to ensure that Russia is held accountable for the detention of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday..

Asked if the UK government is considering imposing sanctions on Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich, the spokesman said: “We will continue to monitor the situation closely with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and with our international partners – in order to bring Russia to justice “.

Recall that Roman Abramovich is one of eight people against whom, according to the report of Vladimir Ashurkov, the executive director of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, who lives in the UK, Alexey Navalny proposes to impose sanctions.

The list compiled by Navalny shortly before returning to Russia, Ashurkov published on Facebook.

In addition to Roman Abramovich, the list includes VTB top manager Denis Bortnikov, son of FSB head Alexander Bortnikov, VTB President Andrei Kostin, Minister of Health Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Agriculture Dmitry Patrushev, son of Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev, head of VEB Igor Shuvalov, TV presenter Vladimir Soloviev and businessman Alisher Usmanov.

According to Ashurkov, the threat of sanctions against the persons mentioned could force the Russian authorities to release Navalny..

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