McCain on Russian Travel Ban: 'I Couldn't Be More Proud'

Sen. John McCain reportedly is banned from entering Russia, according to a sanctions list being reported by state media outlets in Moscow.
And it seems the Arizona Republican and chairman of the Senate Armed Services committee is just fine with that.
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“While I suppose this means I’ll spend this Easter in Sedona rather than Siberia, I couldn’t be more proud of being sanctioned by Vladimir Putin for standing up for freedom and human rights for the Russian people and against Putin’s deadly aggression in Ukraine. I will never stop my efforts to support democracy, free speech, and the rule of law in Russia,” McCain said in a statement Thursday.