The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that «Moscow mirror response to Canada imposed sanctions by closing entry to Russia dozens of Canadians». It is reported by RIA Novosti.
«We have to act in a mirror. Based on the principle of reciprocity, the decision to close the entrance to the Russian Federation a number of canadian leaders», — said the Russian foreign Ministry.
We will remind, on Friday, November 3, the government of Canada imposed sanctions against 30 Russian citizens. The restrictive measures connected with the law «On victims of corrupt foreign governments», which is similar to the American «Magnitsky act».
In the sanctions list includes the Chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin, former head of the Butyrskaya prison the prison Dmitry br, judge Sergei Podoprigorov, a former Deputy interior Minister Alexei Anichin, the businessman Dmitry Klyuev.