US President Joe Biden’s spouse Jill and daughter have been banned from Russia, together with 23 different Americans, the Russian international ministry has stated.
“As a reaction to the constantly expanding US sanctions against Russian political and public figures, 25 American citizens are added to a ‘stop list,'” the ministry stated in a observe accompanying the checklist.
As nicely as Dr Jill Biden and Ashley Biden, the checklist featured a number of US senators, together with Susan Collins of Maine, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Charles Grassley of Iowa, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.
It additionally included a number of college professors and researchers and former US authorities officers.
Joe Biden and his daughter Ashley
Russia has already barred entry to Mr Biden, together with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, CIA Chief William Burns, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and others.
They had been included on an preliminary checklist of 13 people banned from Russia in response to sanctions imposed by Washington on Russian officers.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was additionally named.
based mostly on website supplies www.rte.ie