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Canada includes Putin’s two daughters on its list of those sanctioned for the invasion of Ukraine

Canada announced Tuesday that it added the two adult daughters of the Russian president, Vladimir Putinto its sanctions list, following similar measures taken by its Western allies in response to the invasion of Ukraine by Moscow troops.

Those added to the list, which includes the wife and daughter of the Foreign Minister of RussiaSergei Lavrov, and 10 other “close associates of the Russian regime”, face asset seizures and travel bans.

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“We will continue to impose severe costs on the Russian regime in coordination with our allies and will relentlessly seek accountability for their actions.” in Ukrainesaid Canada’s Foreign Minister, Melanie Joyit’s a statement.

“They will answer for their crimes”sentenced the Canadian diplomatic chief.

Canada it has already sanctioned more than 750 people and entities from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion on February 24.

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Britain, the European Union and the United States had already sanctioned Putin’s two daughters: Maria Vorontsova and Katerina Tikhonova, born in 1985 and 1986, respectively.

His mother is the ex-wife of the Russian leader, Lyudmila, whose divorce from Putin was announced in 2013.

The Kremlin has kept the details of the lives of Putin’s daughters a closely guarded secret.

According to the US Treasury Department, Vorontsova conducts genetic research that has been funded by billions of dollars in Russian state funds, and Tikhonova is a technology executive in Russia’s defense sector.

Source: Elcomercio

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