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Actor Morgan Freeman is barred from entering Russia

Actor Morgan Freeman is barred from entering Russia

Actor Morgan Freeman is one of 963 U.S. citizens hit by Russian sanctions, including a ban on entry into Russia.

The full list of names was released by the Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday and includes President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

"The famous actor recorded a video address in 2017 accusing Russia of conspiracy against the United States and calling for war against our country," explained the Russian Foreign Ministry.

It is about the appearance of Freeman in a video accusing Russia of interfering in the 2016 US presidential election, which was won by Donald Trump.