Liz Truss announces fresh sanctions on Russian officials

The Foreign Office has announced a fresh wave of sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s allies, including on officials involved with the “barbaric treatment of children in Ukraine”.Each has been dealt an asset freeze preventing them from dealing with British banks or businesses, and a ban on flying to the UK.Those sanctioned include Russian Children’s Rights Commissioner Maria Lvova-Belova, who has been accused of enabling 2,000 vulnerable children to be violently taken from the Donbas region for adoption in Russia.

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