The Russian government appears bent unaccustomed prior tranches of sanctions by the United States and the European Union are in custody, accused Navalny and poisoning. When a thing is likely to be unclear or sanctions do not change the behavior from Russia, who said: to speak and act in the United States continue to be important in the treatment of Moscow Navalny.
And as the US is weighing potential consequences for the Kremlin in continuous maltreatment of Navalny and Biden administration is preparing to roll out sanctions and a range of other Russian will become ranging from SolarWinds hack that reported the highest US military in Afghanistan and the election interference, according to the two processor administration officials familiar with. Guided by the array of options and management, which are widely focused on domestic affairs, in recent weeks, looking for someone to tear and a time to roll to the right of those sanctions.
“In the Kremlin they kill Navalny. He did not die next week or next moth, but they grind it up to his or heather deteriorates and they make up the excuse how he died,” said Bill Browder, an American-born financier, Kremlin as critic and a friend of Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky from Moscow lawyer, died in Russian bonds in November 2009.
Agnes Callamard the secretary general of Amnesty International, said in a Tweet this week Navalny which is subjected to prison conditions “amounting to torture.”
William Yalowitz secret US Ambassador, who served as a special two tours in Moscow ambassadorship Eastern Europe, told CNN obscure were the Russian government “simply wants to keep it to die, either in prison of a hostage – all the time at the pump would plunge into the instrument of salvation to him, that we can not preserve it, we only have to, it was necessary to demonstrate that their fate was in the hands of Putin at all. “
Putin’s trying to demonstrate ‘that he has all power,
“I think that’s what (Putin’s) attempts to demonstrate that in the end it is all powerful,” said Yalowitz, adding that if the Kremlin allows Navalny to die, “hell will break all. “
On Wednesday, officials from the White House, in Russia for the State Department, the National Security Council calls offered to permit access to adequate medical attention Navalny sick again and hold on to it.
“We urge the Russian authorities to do everything necessary for their safety and health, to get to the action,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a briefing.
As long as he is in prison, the Russian government is responsible for their own health and well-being, “he said, adding that it would” closely monitor the situation. “
“I want to reiterate this, as we consider the hold-up charges against Navalny politically motivated and that the total wrong,” said Psaki. “I stand with like-minded partners, the partners are calling for the release, as well as the end to the persecution of its member”.
Browder said that the administration would impose new sanctions “imminently”.
“If we do not only get worse it will be imminently,” he said.
Biden sanctions administration unveiled in March
The early March to late raft Biden administration officials and sanctions on Russian entities in response to Navalny on hold and poisoning.
The action – taken in coordination with the European Union, which was also unveiled sanctions – Moscow was the first significant move in that Joe Biden is the chairman.
EU official told CNN that there are “ongoing discussions between the US and EU in response to the behavior from Russia, including poisonous Navalny on the state’s watch.”
Browder of Mercury, who told CNN in an earlier «the last sanctions were not a people on the right side. ‘
“Navalny who made the list must be sanctioned, which was full of people that they are working for the Russian government and the cashiers who are businesspeople to look after the money holds, and Putin,” he said. “The US sanction, and more white, so let’s go to the people, and keep doing that until Navalny to release them. This is Putin’s way to stop him from killing.”
Yalowitz a global partners to Wilson Center, says there is no doubt that new sanctions would be no difference from Russia to conduct Navalny, however, that “it is important that the pressure to be messengers to know that they are rare, they are not human behavior. ‘
“President Biden has talked about the importance of human rights severing their administration from the previous one. I really think it’s really important to know that to act on these principles, even if they are not able to know that the end result is not free, we want “he said.
This story was updated with a comment again criticized the Kremlin for Bill Browder.
CNN’s Moscow Alex Marquardt Chernova, Peter Nicholas and Gaouette in Washington Maegan Vazquez attention to this report.