If former President Obama and around 500 other Americans were planning on summering in Russia they are going to have to change their plans.
The Russian foreign ministry issued a list of 500 Americans barred from entering the nation, including former President Obama, late night hosts Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, and Seth Meyers along with former US Ambassador Jon Huntsman, CNN host Erin Burnett and a list of senators that included Sens. J.D. Vance, Katie Britt and Eric Schmitt, CNN reported.
“The attached ‘list-500’ also includes those in government and law enforcement agencies who are directly involved in the persecution of dissidents in the wake of the so-called Storming the Capitol,” it said.
On its website it said, “It is high time for Washington to learn that not a single hostile attack against Russia will go without a strong reaction.”
“In addition, the ministry said it is continuing to deny a