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The United States imposes new sanctions on Yevgeny Prigoshin, Putin’s cook, who is linked to troll farms

The United States has imposed new sanctions on Yevgeny Prigoshin, a Russian oligarch known as “Putin ‘s cook (Vladimir) because he is close to the Russian president and with whom the White House has ties to Russian” troll farms “and society from “Wagner mercenaries and their actions to” destabilize global activity “, this time related to Sudan.

“The United States is taking steps to further restrict Yevgeny Prigoshin’s destabilizing global activity by appointing companies that have enabled him to evade sanctions in Sudan,” a State Department statement said.

It has sanctioned M Invest, the “obvious reporting” of the private military company Grupo Wagner in Sudan, as well as its subsidiary Meroe Gold and its leaders Andrei Mandel and Mijail Potepkin.

The United States imposes new sanctions on Yevgeny Prigoshin, Putin’s cook, who is linked to troll farms
The United States imposes new sanctions on Yevgeny Prigoshin, Putin’s cook, who is linked to troll farms

“Prigozhin’s role in Sudan highlights the interdependency between Russia’s paramilitary operations, support for the preservation of authoritarian regimes like former Sudanese President Omar Hasan al Bashir, and the exploitation of natural resources,” he said.

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