The US is preparing to impose new sanctions on Russia for poisoning Russian opposition leader and anti-Putin Navalny. US National Security Adviser Jack Sullivan said that we are once again preparing for new sanctions in this matter. In an interview with CNN, Sullivan said that when we do, we will impose these sanctions keeping chemical weapons in mind. Sullivan’s statement came a day after US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in Geneva. In March, the Biden government imposed several sanctions on Russia for poisoning Navalny.
Russia’s ambassador returned to America after three months in Moscow
Russia’s ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov has returned to the embassy after three months. The US Embassy has given this information by tweeting. This step has been taken after talks between Biden and Putin in Geneva. Similarly, US Ambassador John Sullivan has also reached the US Embassy in Russia. Anatoly was recalled by Russia after President Biden called Putin a killer in an interview.
UN condemns Russia for Navalny
United Nations (UN) human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has condemned Navalny’s imprisonment and deprivation of her fundamental rights. He said that Russia should uphold human rights in line with international standards.
Myanmar military chief’s visit to Russia
Myanmar’s military chief Min Aung Laing has left for Russia to attend an international conference on security. Besides attending a conference organized by the Russian Defense Ministry, Min will also hold talks with officials there. This is Min’s second foreign visit after attending the ASEAN meeting in Indonesia.