US imposes new sanctions on Putin ally

By Sarah N. Lynch
Updated October 1 2019 - 2:13am, first published 2:11am
Businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin (l) pictured with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2010.
Businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin (l) pictured with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2010.

The United States has tightened its sanctions against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, saying he had also tried to intervene in the mid-term elections last year.

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