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MP banned from Russia

DUMFRIESSHIRE MP David Mundell has been confirmed as one of a number of UK politicians to be targeted this week for sanctions by the Russian government.

Russia has imposed personal restrictions on Mr Mundell and the other MPs who have been targeted, banning them from entering the country from today, Wednesday.
The Kremlin accused the MPs of fuelling “unwarranted Russophobic hysteria”, and in its statement seeking to justify the sanctions, claimed that: “These persons, who are now banned from entering the Russian Federation, took the most active part in the establishment of anti-Russian sanctions instruments in London, contribute to the groundless whipping up of Russophobic hysteria in the UK.”
Responding to the sanctions, Mr Mundell said: “If by speaking out against the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine and by supporting the efforts of the Ukrainian people to defend their lives, homes and country I am to be targeted in this way, then it’s a badge of honour so far as I am concerned.
“There’s nothing ‘Russophobic about standing up to Putin, his illegal war and the death and destruction he is raining down on the peaceful people of Ukraine, and I am sure that, if they knew the truth of what was being done in their name, most ordinary Russians would be as horrified as we are at the actions of their government.
“These sanctions will do absolutely nothing to dissuade me from standing with the people of Ukraine in what is a fight for their very right to exist, and I am certain that will be a view shared by everyone locally too.”

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