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Canada issues ban on entry for Putin, nearly 1000 Russian nationals

Canada has announced a ban on entry for Russian President Vladimir Putin and some 1,000 Russian nationals over the conflict in Ukraine, Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino said

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Russian President Vladimir Putin addressees the nation in Moscow, Russia. (Russian Presidential Press Service via AP)

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Canada has announced a ban on entry for Russian President Vladimir Putin and some 1,000 Russian nationals over the conflict in Ukraine, Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino said on Tuesday.
"In the face of the Putin regime's brutal attack, Canada stands with Ukraine and we will hold Russia accountable for its crimes," Mendicino said. "That's why we just announced that we're banning roughly 1,000 Russians - including Putin and his accomplices - from entering Canada.

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First Published: May 18 2022 | 8:38 AM IST

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