A relative of jailed Russian rival Alexei Navalny said he discussed with European representatives and possible adoption of sanctions preventing the entry of senior Russian officials and Vladimir Putin. Russian diplomacy spokesman Maria Zakharova announced the initiative on Tuesday, accusing Navy allies of “treason”. Leonid Volkov, one of the rival’s main allies and who has left Russia, said on Telegram on Monday evening that he “discussed with representatives of European Union countries” about the “package of personal sanctions”. “We will talk about this in the coming weeks and months in the future,” he said. According to Mr. Volkov, those targeted would include Oligarchs Roman Abramovich and Elecher Osmanov, pro-Kremlin TV presenter Vladimir Solovio, channel director Percy Kanal Konstantin Ernest, banker Andrei Costine and former senior officer Igor Shuvalov. These restrictions will also target the children of Russian Security Council Secretary-General Nikolai Patruchev, whose son is Minister of Agriculture, and Alexander Potnikov, director of security services (FSB), has already left himself. According to Mr Volkov, these measures would target “the closest circle and support of Vladimir Putin”. The Polish delegation in the European Union confirmed on Twitter to hold a meeting by videoconferencing with Leonid Volkov and Vladimir Achourkov, another colleague of Alexey Navalny. The delegation said, “Permanent representatives of 27 are now discussing the next steps, with ambassadors from the United States, Great Britain, Canada and Ukraine.” A spokesman for Russian diplomacy has made several statements refuting these discussions. “It is not completely understandable to see how people who talk about Russia’s future can drive those who see Russia as their adversaries,” she told Rosia 24 television. Moral and ethical standpoint, it’s a betrayal “, she said. Also launched on the waves of Radio Vesti FM. The European Union has repeatedly called for the release of anti-incarceration Alexei Navalny since 17 January. She took to Moscow in August He was also accused of refusing an investigation into the toxicity carried by this fierce rival of the Kremlin, which led the Europeans to approve a number of Russian officials. Moscow and three European countries in connection with their conflict over the naval detour in recent times The expulsion of diplomats has been overcome. Russian police have also clamped down on demonstrations in support of a rival who survived a poison in 2020 in which he accuses the Kremlin and has been in prison for nearly three years.
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