U.S. to ID Wagner Group as transnational criminal org, add new sanctions

U.S. to ID Wagner Group as transnational criminal org, add new sanctions

The United States plans to identify the Wagner Group, a Russian private military company active on the African continent, as a significant transnational criminal organization. The U.S. Treasury also plans to impose additional sanctions against Wagner this week, according to John Kirby, the National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications….

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times

A new call for truth on anniversary of Russian journalist deaths in C.A.R.

It’s been a year since Russian journalists Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal were killed in the Central African Republic (CAR) while working on an investigative project for Russian exile and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The three seasoned journalists were launching a probe into the activities of alleged Russian…

Laureen Fagan

Laureen is the editor of Africa Times