UK imposes asset freeze on Russia's Putin and Lavrov

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Russia's acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian President Vladimir Putin attend the Libya summit in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2020. Kay Nietfeld/Pool via Reuters

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LONDON, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Britain imposed sanctions to freeze the assets of Russia's President Vladimir Putin for launching an invasion of Ukraine, and of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who it said was a key decision maker in Russia's government, according to its UK sanctions list.

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Reporting by Paul Sandle Editing by Chris Reese

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