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The European Union added 12 individuals and 5 legal entities from Russia to the sanctions list for the violation of human rights.
Another 12 Russians and 5 legal entities fell under EU sanctions.
The sanctions list was replenished with the head of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service Arkady Gostev, representatives of the Moscow City Hall and the capital's police department.
EU sanctions imposed for violation of human rights. Thus, restrictions were introduced against the directorate of correctional colony No. 6, where Alexei Navalny is serving a term. In addition, the restrictions affected the deputy head of the Moscow mayor Natalya Sergunina, the Moscow Department of Information Technology and others.