The Trump administration announced sanctions Thursday against a Ukrainian lawmaker who met last year with President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and has pushed for a corruption investigation into the son of former Vice President Joe Biden.
The Treasury Department accused Andriy Derkach of waging a pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign “in an attempt to undermine the upcoming 2020 U.S. presidential election.”
The agency said Derkach “has been an active Russian agent for over a decade, maintaining close connections with the Russian Intelligence Services.”
The move puts Derkach on the U.S. government’s “Specially Designated Nationals” list, which blocks his access to any U.S.-based assets he …read more
Source:: The Daily Signal