US sanctions Ukrainian 'Russian agent' for election meddling

Washington (AFP) – The US Treasury announced sanctions for election interference Thursday on Ukrainian politician Andrii Derkach, who released edited recordings that purported to implicate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in corruption.Derkach, who met with President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani in 2019, “has been an active Russian agent for over a decade” and is complicit in attempts to influence the upcoming presidential election, the Treasury said in a statement.In May Derkach released edited recordings from 2016 of phone calls between then vice president Biden and Ukraine…

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