Russia extends the list of Americans banned from entering its territory.
Posted on 7.6.2022 by RT with AFP
A new series of American political and economic leaders has come to complete the list of personalities banned from the territory of the Russian Federation, including Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
Russian diplomacy extended, on June 6, its list of American citizens banned from entering Russia, including in particular Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, in retaliation for similar sanctions imposed by Washington in connection with the offensive in Ukraine. The new list includes 61 names, mainly those of government and political officials but also several bosses of large companies, mainly in the defense and energy sectors.
“61 American citizens among the leaders of major companies in the military-industrial complex, media platforms and rating agencies, aircraft and shipbuilding companies are included,” the Foreign Ministry said. In addition to Janet Yellen, the Minister of Energy Jennifer Granholm or the CEO of the satellite operator OneWeb, Neil Masterson, were sanctioned. The CEOs of Universal Pictures and the rating agency Fitch are also added to the list.
On May 21, Moscow made public a list of 963 personalities banned from staying on Russian soilincluding US President Joe Biden, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and actor Morgan Freeman.