Russia‘s Foreign Ministry announced Monday that 100 Canadians have been added to the list of people banned from entering the country in response to sanctions against Russia by Canada.

A ministry statement said author Margaret Atwood, actor Jim Carrey and Amy Knight, a noted historian of the KGB, were on the banned list.


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The ministry said they and the other 97, many of whom are connected to ethnic Ukrainian organizations, were banned because of involvement in “formation of (Canada’s) aggressively anti-Russian course.”

Russia also included several journalists on its no-entry list, including Global News’ David Akin. Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, former Quebec premier Jean Charest and former federal Conservative cabinet minister Peter MacKay were also named.





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