In response to Ottawa’s sanctions Russia bans entry for many Canadians
Russia banned the entry into the country for many Canadians, responding to new Canadian sanctions in connection with the recently adopted Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act– Canadian equivalent of the “Magnitsky Act”, as stated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova.
According to Zakharova, Moscow repeatedly warned the Canadian authorities against attempts to exert sanctions pressure on Russia.
We have to act in a similar fashion. Based on the principle of reciprocity, it was decided to ban entry to the Russian Federation for a number of Canadian officials: the list is long, there are dozens of …read more