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More than 900 Americans from entering Russia, including President Biden and Secretary Blinken 

More than 900 Americans from entering Russia, including President Biden and Secretary Blinken 

President Joe Biden delivers remarks within the Rose Backyard of the White Home on Could 17, in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Pictures)

Russia revealed its up to date “cease record” on Saturday, banning a complete of 963 American officers and figures from coming into the nation.

The up to date record included nearly all of US senators and members of the Home of Representatives, former and present authorities officers, journalists, navy personnel, advocates, residents, CEOs — and even a number of deceased people.

Longtime Arizona. Sen. John McCain and Protection Intelligence Company Deputy Director Melissa Drisko, who each died in 2018, had been included on the record.

Russia additionally focused Hollywood, with actor Morgan Freeman and actor/filmmaker Rob Reiner making the record. In 2017, Reiner was concerned in selling the group The Committee to Examine Russia, and Freeman was featured in a video on the location.

Mike Pompeo, former Secretary of State below President Donald Trump, was additionally listed. He beforehand spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin about its election interference in US elections.

The ministry accused the individuals on the record of inciting “Russophobia”.

(These) counter sanctions are a necessity and are directed to make the ruling US regime, which tries to impose a neocolonial ‘rules-based world order’ on the remainder of the world, change its conduct by realizing a brand new geopolitical actuality.”  

The rising record additionally consists of a number of CNN contributors, although listed for his or her former duties, not their CNN affiliation. They’re David Axelrod, John Kasich, Wesley Clark, James Clapper, and Susan Glasser.

CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh, Worldwide Safety Editor, can be on the cease record. Walsh is a British citizen.

In a separate announcement on Saturday, the Russian Overseas Ministry introduced the names of 26 Canadians barred from coming into the nation, together with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his spouse Sophie Gregoire Trudeau.  

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