Wagner Group: The United States imposes new sanctions targeting the Russian mercenary group

CNN – US Treasury on Thursday Designated Wagner Groupa private Russian mercenary organization Heavily involved in the war in Ukraineas a transnational criminal organization, and has imposed a wide range of sanctions on the transnational network that supports it. The US State Department meanwhile announced a number of sanctions intended to “target a range of … Read more

Ukraine: Kyiv rejects Putin’s cease-fire call as hypocrisy

CNN – Russian president Russian President Vladimir Putin His defense minister ordered Ukraine to implement a temporary 36-hour ceasefire this week to allow Orthodox Christians to attend Christmas services, according to a statement from the Kremlin on Thursday. But the proposal was quickly dismissed as “hypocritical” by Ukrainian officials. Putin’s order came after the leader … Read more