The imprisonment of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is to be followed by tailor-made sanctions.
The Russian elite is to be hit. Projects such as the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline can continue. What Austria’s Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg (ÖVP) likes to describe as “keeping the dialogue open” is also Germany’s current line. On Monday, EU foreign ministers agreed to launch tailor-made sanctions against people in the vicinity of the Russian president. They are a reaction to the imprisonment of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. A list of names will be worked out over the next few weeks. The preliminary work of the …
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