US Blacklists 33 Russian Entities, Sanctions Chinese Military

Xi and Putin with his first lady during the Moscow Victory Day Parade on 9 May 2015. Credit: Presidential Press and Information Office

(From UPI)

The 33 [Russian] individuals and entities, including billionaire Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin and his companies Concord Management and Consulting LLC and Concord Catering, were added to the State Department’s list of Russian military and intelligence operatives, Politico reported. . . .

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin also imposed sanctions on the Chinese military’s Equipment Development Department and its director, Li Shangfu, CNN reported.

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