Russia sanctions: Why it's important for the U.S. | USA TODAY 1

Russia sanctions: Why it’s important for the U.S. | USA TODAY

 

Navalny's poisoning attempted election interference and cyber espionage are just a few of the reasons tensions between the U.S. and Russia have heightened.

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In another stern warning, the Biden administration said Monday the welfare of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is the responsibility of the Russian government and that Russia would be held accountable if he dies.

The threat came amid reports that Navalny, who is in his third week of a hunger strike, had been moved to a prison hospital because of rapidly declining health and a statement from his doctor that the government opposition leader could be near death.

“What happens to Mr. Navalny in the custody of the Russian government is the responsibility of the Russian government,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

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4 comments

  1. Nalavny survived “a nerve agent attack” with no damage but now is going to starve himself to death in jail?

  2. If you compete fairly as other countries do, I can confidently say the world wouldn’t mind you dominating the world. Even if China overtakes u , their soft power will not win the hearts and minds of the ppl than the Americans do. America ,though has a short history, has strong soft power and attractiveness. And why is US afraid of competition? Don’t u guys have the nature of cowboy duels in the past when both parties fight but on fair terms? I guess US generation has lost this chivalry long time ago.

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