: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russia sanctions EU, says Navalny ‘compares himself to Jesus’

Last week President Putin rejected reports the FSB had poisoned Alexei Navalny. (AP pic)MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday slapped tit-for-tat sanctions on EU officials over their response to the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, saying the opposition leader had a persecution complex and “compares himself to Jesus”.
Moscow summoned several senior EU diplomats before announcing the new travel bans in response to what it said were “confrontational” sanctions imposed by the bloc in October.
The foreign ministry said Moscow “decided to expand the list of representatives of EU member states and institutions who will be denied entry to Russia”.
The announcement came a day after …read more

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