EU agrees to impose sanctions on 20 senior Belarusian officials
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The EU agreed Wednesday to impose sanctions on six people and one entity over the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny with a Novichok nerve agent, diplomats told AFP. The EU has imposed sanctions on 6 individuals and one entity it believes was involved in the attempted assassination of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. Former Vice President Biden announces his plan to impose restrictions on pollution in fenceline communities to protect residents of color. The European Union is going ahead with sanctions against 20 senior Belarusian officials over voter fraud and the crackdown on protesters.
President Alexander Lukashenko says he is prepared to retaliate by cutting off trade routes.
Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Berlin.