US President Joe Biden is “considering additional sanctions” on Moscow after the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in an Arctic prison, he said on February 19, Report informs referring to AFP.

“We already have sanctions, but we are considering additional sanctions, yes,” said Biden, who has already directly blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin and his “thugs” for Navalny’s death last week, speaking to journalists in Washington.

Biden and other Western allies have already used unprecedented sanctions as a way of throttling support for Moscow’s war in Ukraine, while at the same time supplying Kyiv with both weapons and aid.