Russia’s recent move on banning entry to Boris Johnson and other officials has raised questions in the international arena. Russian government has made this move on account of the recent information of Political campaign that aims to isolate Russia in the global politics. The United Kingdom has imposed sanctions on Russia for the invasion and occupation of Ukraine.
Boris Johnson banned from Russia
The ongoing war between the two countries has not only affected the two but has caused a stir in the global politics as well. Russia went against its order from the United Nations and launched a war on Ukraine.
As per reports from Al jazeera, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, “ This step of banning the entry of Boris Johnson and others was taken as a response to London’s unbridled information and political campaign aimed at isolating Russia internationally, creating conditions for restricting our country and strangling the domestic economy.”
The United Kingdom has imposed heavy sanctions upon senior officials of Russia which the Russian has termed to be “ unprecedented hostile actions.” The Russian ministry also added that the UK has been aggravating the existing condition further by sending lethal weapons on behalf of NATO.
Apart from Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of UK, some other officials such as Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Secretary, Defence ministry, and former Prime Minister of United Kingdom.
Since Russia’s invasion on Ukraine on the 24th of February 2022, many foreign powers including United Kingdom has imposed sanctions upon Russia’s economy by freezing assets, banning travel to and from UK to Russia, and many others.