UK government sanctions heads of Arctic penal colony where Alexei Navalny died

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UK government sanctions heads of Arctic penal colony where Alexei Navalny died
UK government sanctions heads of Arctic penal colony where Alexei Navalny died
UK government sanctions heads of Arctic penal colony where Alexei Navalny died
British government sanctions heads of Arctic penal colony where Vladimir Putin’s critic Alexei Navalny died. Photo Courtesy:  Yulia Navalnaya Instagram web page

The British government on Wednesday froze the belongings of six Russian jail bosses who had been in cost of the Arctic penal colony where opposition chief and critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Alexei Navalny, died.

The government additionally imposed a journey ban on them.

“A journey ban signifies that the designated particular person should be refused depart to enter or to stay within the United Kingdom, offering the person is an excluded particular person beneath part 8B of the Immigration Act 1971,” learn an announcement issued by the British government.

“The sanctioned people embody Vadim Konstantinovich Kalinin, who oversaw the brutal jail camp where Navalny was stored in solitary confinement for as much as 2 weeks at a time. Navalny’s situation had deteriorated in his 3 years in jail. Navalny suffered from being denied medical therapy, in addition to having to stroll in –32C climate whereas being held within the jail,” the assertion stated.

The UK is the primary nation to impose sanctions in response to the dying of Navalny.

The government requested Russian authorities to instantly launch Navalny’s physique to relations.

The six folks in opposition to whom the British government imposed sanctions:

Colonel Vadim Konstantinovich Kalinin: Head of IK-3 Arctic Penal Colony ‘Polar Wolf’

Lieutenant Colonel Sergey Nikolaevich Korzhov: Deputy Head

Lieutenant Colonel Vasily Alexandrovich Vydrin: Deputy Head

Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Ivanovich Pilipchik: Deputy Head

Lieutenant Colonel Aleksandr Vladimirovich Golyakov: Deputy Head

Colonel Aleksandr Valerievich Obraztsov: Deputy Head

David Cameron says no-one ought to doubt the oppressive nature of the Russian system

UK Foreign Secretary Cameron stated: “That’s why we’re at this time sanctioning probably the most senior jail officers accountable for his custody within the penal colony where he spent his last months. Those accountable for Navalny’s brutal therapy must be beneath no phantasm – we’ll maintain them accountable.”

What will we find out about Navalny’s dying?

Alexei Navalny, 47, died in an Arctic jail on Friday (February 16, 2024).

He was serving a 19-year time period.

Alexei Navalny felt unwell in jail after a stroll and misplaced consciousness. He acquired all needed resuscitation measures, however they didn’t yield optimistic outcomes, the Federal Ptnitentiary Service acknowledged as quoted by Russia’s Sputnik information company.

President Vladimir Putin didn’t touch upon the difficulty since his dying was introduced.

Several world leaders, together with Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and US President Joe Biden, have slammed Putin over the politician’s dying.

Kremlin’s response to feedback made by western leaders on Navalny’s dying

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the feedback made by Western leaders in opposition to Navalny’s dying as ‘boorish’.

“In circumstances where there isn’t a data, we think about it completely inadmissible to make such, let’s say, frankly boorish statements,” the spokesman was quoted as saying by TASS.

“This is inappropriate for statesmen from whose mouths we now have heard such statements. And these statements, of course, can not hurt the pinnacle of our state, however they completely don’t profit those that make such statements,” he stated.

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