Russia has imposed sanctions on US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin. This is stated in a message posted on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
The following people were also blacklisted: National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, CIA Director William Burns, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Deputy National Security Advisor Daleep Singh, Administrator of US Agency for International Development Samantha Power, son of US President Hunter Biden, former US Secretary of State and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, First Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Adewale Adeyemo, President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Export-Import Bank Reta Jo Lewis.
The Russian Foreign Ministry noted that they took this step "in response to a series of unprecedented sanctions prohibiting, among other things, entry into the United States for top officials of the Russian Federation".
The message of the Russian Foreign Ministry also says that in the near future new announcements will follow to expand the sanctions list by including top US officials, the military, legislators, businessmen, experts and media people who are Russophobic or who contributes to it.