Russia slaps travel ban on Kamala Harris, Zuckerberg – NewzBugs

MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia on Thursday (April 21) slapped journey bans on US Vice-President Kamala Harris, Fb chief Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of excellent People and Canadians in retaliation for sanctions imposed over Ukraine.

The Russian Overseas Ministry said the journey restrictions on 29 People and 61 Canadians – which moreover incorporates defence officers, enterprise leaders and journalists from every worldwide places – would keep in impression indefinitely.

The US document incorporates ABC Information television presenter George Stephanopoulos, Washington Submit columnist David Ignatius, and the Russia-focused Meduza data web site’s editor Kevin Rothrock.

The US defence officers embrace Pentagon spokesman John Kirby and Deputy Secretary of Defence Kathleen Hicks.

The document of Canadians is headed by Mr Cameron Ahmad, who serves as director of communications to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Canadian Particular Operations Forces Commander Steve Boivin.

The abroad ministry said the document was comprised of people answerable for the two worldwide places’ “Russophobic” insurance coverage insurance policies.

Russia had earlier banned Fb and Instagram, which sort part of Mr Zuckerberg’s Meta empire, calling them “extremist” organisations.

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