Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford, and former Prime Minister David Cameron are among the latest British to be added to Russia’s sanctions list.
The Foreign Ministry states that 39 prominent British have been banned from entering Russia.
It said it was acting in response to British sanctions on Russians in response to the war. Ukraine..
On this list are David Lammy, Shadow Foreign Secretary, Lisa Nandy, Shadow Community Secretary, Nick Thomas Simons, Shadow International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, former Conservative Secretary of State, and George, former NATO Secretary General. Robertson is also included.
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The Russian government has also banned many Scottish politicians from the country in response to the aid given to Ukraine after the invasion.
Treasury Secretary Holyrood Kate Forbes, Constitutional Secretary Angus Robertson, and Ukrainian Minister Neil Gray are all on the list.
Joined by co-leader of the Scottish Green Party, and Scottish Government Minister Lorna Slater and her fellow Green MSP Ross Greer, and Scottish Liberal Democratic Party leader Alex Cole-Hamilton.
Scotland’s first minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon was similarly sanctioned earlier this year.
Others on the list include Sky News Head, John Ryley, BBC Presenter Huw Edwards, ITV News Political Editor Robert Peston, TalkTV Presenter Piers Morgan, and Sunday Times Political Editor Caroline Wheeler.
In response to Twitter news, Morgan said, “It wasn’t on my immediate vacation to-do list.”
Russia The “stop list” includes British politicians, businessmen and journalists who “contribute to London’s hostile course aimed at demonizing our country and its international isolation.” say.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has hit “the continued application of the mechanism of sanctions restrictions on Russian socio-political representatives, domestic economic operators and the media by the British government.”
“The harmful actions of Britain to plant Russophobia, disseminate false information about our country and support the neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv will receive appropriate and decisive action from the Russian side,” he said.
“The choice to support the conflict is a conscious decision to establish Britain’s politics, which is entirely responsible for the consequences.”