US forces news sanctions targeting Russian military’s supply chains
The US has placed new sanctions focusing on the Russian military’s supply chains, presenting measures on 14 individuals and 28 entities that it said were part of a transnational network that procures technology to support Moscow in its invasion of Ukraine.
The US Depository likewise assigned relatives of Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, as well as people that it expressed functioned as financial facilitators in Suleiman’s organization.
“The US will keep on disturbing Russia’s tactical stock chains and force significant expenses on President Putin’s empowering influences, as well as every one of the people who support Russia’s ruthlessness against its neighbor,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in an explanation.
Kremlin affirms US-Russia talks in Ankara
The Kremlin has affirmed that discussions among US and Russian authorities occurred in Ankara on Monday.
“Such negotiations really took place. It was the initiative of the American side,” Kremlin representative Dmitry Peskov was cited by Russia’s TASS news organization as saying.
Peskov’s comments came after reports said US Focal Knowledge Organization Chief William Consumes had gone to Turkey to address his Russian partner Sergey Naryshkin, the top of Russia’s Unfamiliar Insight Administration.
Consumes apparently cautioned Naryshkin of the outcomes Russia would look in the occasion it involved atomic weapons in Ukraine.
Canada to support help for Ukraine
Canada will furnish Ukraine with another $500m in extra military help with expansion to sanctions on another almost two dozen Russians, State leader Justin Trudeau’s office has reported.
The extra financing adds to the $3.4bn Canadian help to Kyiv such a long ways for its safeguard against Russia’s intrusion and will assist with subsidizing military, observation and correspondences hardware, fuel and clinical supplies, Trudeau’s office said in a proclamation.
Monday’s authorizations target 23 Russian people “involved in gross and systematic human rights violations against Russian opposition leaders,” including cops, examiners, judges and jail authorities, the assertion added.
Chief of CIA Burns in Turkey after talking with Russian counterpart
Director of US Central Intelligence Agency William Burns went to Turkey to speak to his Russian counterpart and raise warning on Moscow of the consequences of any use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine, according to several reports citing an unnamed White House official.
The Reuters news agency quoted the White House official that Burns, a former US ambassador to Russia, wasn’t making negotiations of any sort on Monday with Sergey Naryshkin, the head of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service.