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The UK and the European Union have imposed sanctions on the two adult daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin over the invasion of Ukraine. The UK Foreign Office on April 8 announced travel bans and asset freezes on Katerina Vladimirovna Tikhonova and Maria Vladimirovna Vorontsova, who were already sanctioned by the United States two days earlier. Yekaterina Sergeyevna Vinokurova, daughter of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, was also added to the UK’s sanctions list. The Foreign Office said the action is being taken to target the “lavish lifestyles of the Kremlin’s inner circle.” It said the UK is “sealing off reservoirs of cash funding the conflict, while also making sure those who have benefited from Putin’s rule feel the consequences.” UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said in a statement: “Our unprecedented package of sanctions is hitting the elite and their families, while degrading the Russian economy on a scale Russia …