Thursday 25 February 2021
Home      All news      Contact us      RSS     
scmp - 5 days ago

Ukraine imposes sanctions on pro-Russia politician Viktor Medvedchuk

Ukraine on Friday imposed sanctions against powerful pro-Russian politician Viktor Medvedchuk, citing an investigation into the “financing of terrorism”.Ukraine has been fighting separatists backed by Russia in the eastern Donetsk and Lugansk regions since 2014, following Moscow’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula.Kiev accuses Moscow of sending troops and arms to fuel the conflict, referring to the separatists and those who support them as terrorists.Medvedchuk, a 66-year-old close ally of…


Latest News
Hashtags:   

Ukraine

 | 

imposes

 | 

sanctions

 | 

Russia

 | 

politician

 | 

Viktor

 | 

Medvedchuk

 | 

Sources