Canada imposes new sanctions on Russia as Putin claims part of Ukraine

Canada announced today that teeth impressive Impose new sanctions on Russia in retaliation for its “unprovoked and unjustified” aggression against Ukraine.

The sanctions affect 43 Russian oligarchs, financial elites and their families, and 35 Russian-backed officials in four occupied territories of Ukraine.

They also target the so-called governing body of Kherson, a Ukrainian port city that Russian President Vladimir Putin had previously declared “independence.” today.

America and England too announced new sanctions today In response to an attempt to merge.

Foreign Minister Jolly announced Measures in Washington DC teeth Undertook a two-day meeting with members of Congress and Secretary of State Antony Brinken.

the pair met today Just as Putin declared Russia’s intention to annex parts of Ukraine and defend them by “all available means.”

On Thursday, Swedish officials discovered a fourth leak along the Nord Stream gas pipeline. The pipeline, which since Monday has been releasing methane into the Baltic Sea following two underwater explosions, is an important energy link for Europe.

NATO says all evidence suggests that the pipeline between Russia and Germany was likely damaged by “deliberate, reckless and irresponsible” sabotage.

Leakage is a ‘serious concern’, not to mention endangering shipping lanes teeth In a statement, the alliance said it expected “significant environmental damage”.

“As allies, we have committed ourselves to prepare for, deter, and defend against the coercive use of energy and other hybrid tactics by state and non-state actors.”

According to a news release from Jolie’s office, she and Blinken hoped to move forward on “shared priorities” under the bilateral agreement signed last year. Canada and the United States.

Shortly after President Joe Biden took office, he and Prime Minister Justin TrudeauCanada partnership. “

But that deal was largely sidelined, first by the COVID-19 pandemic and then by Russia’s unilateral aggression in Ukraine.

Later on Friday, Jolie will speak at the Atlantic Council think tank to detail the efforts Canada is making on behalf of Ukraine.

James McCarten

canadian press