Russia sanctions Ben Stiller and Sean Penn over Ukraine support
Hollywood actor and Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller speaks to Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during their meeting, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine June 20, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY./File Photo
Hollywood actors Sean Penn and Ben Stiller were sanctioned by Russia on Monday as retaliation for their vocal condemnation of Moscow’s conflict in Ukraine.
The performers were on a new list of 25 Americans, including politicians, business leaders, and trade officials, who were subject to penalties and barred from entering Russia.