The chairman of the Ukrainian parliament says he has sent an appeal to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) asking it to include Russia on its list of high-risk jurisdictions, often referred to as the global watchdog’s black list.

Ruslan Stefanchuk, who is also the parliament’s speaker, is expected to succeed Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky if he is killed in a Russian strike or assassination attempt. Zelensky has survived three assassination attempts in recent days.

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