Russia Sanctions 25 Americans, Including Sean Penn, Ben Stiller

RAs a response to U.S. sanction against Russians, 25 Americans were subjected Monday by Soussia to personal sanctions, which included actors Sean Penn, Ben Stiller and Ben Stiller.

Gina Raimondo (US Commerce Secretary) was also on the sanctions list.

Russia’s Foreign Ministry said the group, which also included business leaders, academics and government officials, would be banned permanently from entering Russia.

The previous round of Russian sanctions against Americans included President Joe Biden, his family members and lawmakers as well as business and political leaders. Many Russians were sanctioned by America, including officials from the government and business leaders.

Penn and Stiller have been outspoken critics of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Penn, amongst other causes is involved in relief work. Stiller serves as a ambassador of goodwill for the U.N. High Commission for Refugees.

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