Reactions To Russia's Odd Blacklist Of 89 European Officials
There's been a range of reactions to Russia's seemingly random blacklist of 89 European politicians and military leaders.By Jay Strubberg | May 31, 2015
Russia's decision to block 89 European politicians and military leaders from the entering the country has been met with a range of reactions: confusion, satisfaction and a bit of comedy. (Video via Al Jazeera)
A European Union spokesperson responded with outrage, calling the travel ban "totally arbitrary and unjustified especially in the absence of any further clarification and transparency." (Video via Press TV)
One Belgian politician, whose name appears on the blacklist, was a bit more bit tongue-in-cheek, sarcastically praising Russian President Vladimir Putin for the "honor" of being included.