Britain threatens Russia with unprecedented economic sanctions

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a media briefing in Downing Street, London, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. Johnson has announced a tax increase to pay for the rocketing cost of the long-term care needed by Britain’s growing older population. Johnson told lawmakers in the House of Commons that he had made the “difficult but responsible” decision to hike taxes in order to raise 36 billion pounds ($50 billion) over three years for social care and the overstretched National Health Service. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP)

Following Russia’s military invasion in Ukraine, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to impose unprecedented sanctions on Moscow if it did not comply.

Boris Johnson added that his country was keeping a close eye on all provocative actions by Russia, which could lead to the imposition of economic sanctions on the Russian government.

The British prime minister has also stated that he is ready to talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin again to warn against provocation against Ukraine.