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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… …read more

Source:: South China Morning Post

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