The Joe Biden Administration is studying the possibility of designating the Wagner Group, owned by a Russian businessman linked to the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, as a foreign terrorist organization. People familiar with the matter have explained that the US decision to designate the Wagner Group as a terrorist is part of Washington’s efforts to sanction the group for its involvement in the war in Ukraine, Bloomberg reports. However, for the moment the Biden government has not made a final decision on the appointment, which would allow criminal proceedings to be taken against the group and its memberss, as well as pursue their assets.
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