The UK’s new sanctions on Russia will target individuals ranging from oligarchs to celebrities.
Downing Street accuses the Kremlin of impersonating Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal to three British ministers.
Mr Johnson blamed the Russian president for allowing brutality against a fellow Slavic people.
It came after a top Russian diplomat lifted the threat of an attack on Ukraine if Russian citizens are killed in a region of the country controlled by separatists.
Ukraine is the largest country entirely within Europe, with a population of more than 42 million. It is the former Soviet Republic which has re-established its independence in 1991. Currently, it is known in the media for its conflicts with…