Why did the US, Canada, and Britain impose sanctions on President Vladimir Putin’s daughters?
According to media reports, Canada imposed targeted sanctions on 14 individuals in the Russian regime on Tuesday. The list of 14 individuals also includes the names of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s two adult daughters – Katerina Vladimirovna Tikhonova and Maria Vladimirovna Vorontsova. The foreign ministry released a statement in this regard.
The United States and Britain announced sanctions too
It is pertinent to mention that earlier this month, the United States and Britain both announced sanctions against Putin’s daughters too.
Why are the countries doing this?
Sources state that Canada, the US, and Britain have announced sanctions against Katerina Vladimirovna Tikhonova and Maria Vladimirovna Vorontsova because they are believed to be hiding Putin’s wealth.
Details about Putin’s daughters – Katerina Vladimirovna Tikhonova and Maria Vladimirovna Vorontsova
As per the details mentioned in the US sanctions package, Putin’s daughter Katerina is a tech executive whose work supports the Russian government and its defense industry.
His other daughter Maria leads government-funded programs that have received billions of dollars from the Kremlin for genetics research and are personally overseen by Putin.
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