Washington’s newest status symbol isn’t a seat at a coveted dinner party or an invitation to ride on Air Force One. Lawmakers from Maryland and other states were hoping Tuesday to spot their names on a different sort of list that similarly exudes political cachet. The Russian Foreign Ministry’s “reciprocal sanctions” list includes the names of 963 people, some deceased.
Latest congressional status symbol? Nearly a dozen Maryland lawmakers banned by Russia.
May 26, 2022