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Russia bans Sean Penn, Ben Stiller, more US senators from entering country

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Russia’s International Ministry introduced Monday that it has now added actors Sean Penn, Ben Stiller and 6 further U.S. senators to its rising record of public figures who at the moment are banned from getting into the nation. 

The transfer comes as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has lasted 194 days. 

“The hostile actions of the American authorities, which proceed to comply with a Russophobic course, destroying bilateral ties and escalating confrontation between Russia and the USA, will proceed to be resolutely rebuffed,” Russia’s International Ministry stated. 

Amongst those that at the moment are banned from getting into Russia “on a everlasting foundation” are U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Senators Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., Michael Rounds, R-S.D., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., Rick Scott, R-Fla. and Pat Toomey, R-Pa. 

SUICIDE BOMBER DETONATED EXPLOSIVES NEAR RUSSIAN EMBASSY IN KABUL 

Actor Sean Penn has now been banned from getting into Russia.
(Mike Coppola/Getty Pictures)

US AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA, JOHN SULLIVAN, LEAVES POST 

There at the moment are 1,073 names in whole on what Russia calls its “cease record.” 

Ben Stiller has visited Ukraine and Poland as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. He is also banned from entering Russia.

Ben Stiller has visited Ukraine and Poland as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. He’s additionally banned from getting into Russia.
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“That is diplomatic warfare with the targets being authorities officers, enterprise executives and high-profile people relatively than army installations, and weapons being financial sanctions and journey restrictions relatively than bombs and missiles,” Rebekah Koffler, the president of Doctrine & Technique Consulting, a former DIA intelligence officer targeted on Russia and Eurasia, and the creator of  “Putin’s Playbook: Russia’s Secret Plan to Defeat America,” informed Fox Information Digital. 

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“It’s largely symbolic at this level. Russia’s sanctions aren’t actually biting that a lot as a result of few U.S. residents would wish to journey to Russia or do enterprise with Moscow,” she added. 

“U.S. sanctions on Russia haven’t produced the specified impact both: they haven’t modified Putin’s habits in any respect, haven’t stopped Russia’s warfare on Ukraine, haven’t produced a devastating impact on Russian economic system,” Koffler additionally stated. 

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