Putin won’t be invited to Queen’s funeral over Ukraine invasion.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be invited to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral because of his invasion of Ukraine
In the case of Russia and Belarus, the source said their exclusion was due to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, which Belarus has supported.
The Palace sends invitations to state funerals on the advice of the government
After members of the civil and diplomatic services have considered the political implications of inviting certain leaders.
Nations are usually represented by their political leader, head of state, a senior member of the government or their ambassador to the UK.
The UK has also sanctioned a range of military officials and businesses in Myanmar over what it has described as the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.
A predominantly Muslim group in the country’s majority Buddhist state which has suffered decades of persecution.