Ukraine imposes sanctions on 95 folks after Russian vote in annexed Crimea, report says

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KYIV, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has imposed sanctions on 95 Ukrainian and Russia residents in reference to the holding of Russian parliamentary elections in annexed Crimea, Interfax Ukraine information company reported on Tuesday.

The United Russia occasion, which helps President Vladimir Putin, swept to victory within the September vote amid allegations of mass rigging by the opposition.

Ukraine stated it could retaliate with sanctions in opposition to dozens of organisers and contributors concerned within the elections that occurred together with in Crimea and territories occupied by Russian-backed forces in jap Ukraine. learn extra

Reporting by Matthias Williams; Editing by Edmund Blair