The United Kingdom alleges that over 60% of Putin’s war fund has been frozen.

Sanctions have frozen more than 60% of Putin’s war chest, but more needs to be done, according to Liz Truss.

The Russian economy is being pushed back “into the Soviet era” by “crippling” sanctions, according to the foreign secretary.

She noted that the government does not have access to more than $350 billion (£266 billion) of Russia’s $604 billion in foreign currency reserves.

Her appeal for additional action comes in the wake of outrage over photographs of bodies in the streets of Bucha, near Kyiv, following the withdrawal of Russian troops.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has warned that the biggest Russian atrocities have yet to be found, while Russia has denied killing civilians, saying, without evidence, that Ukraine has created such incidents.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has posted a video on social media directed to the Russian population in which he accuses Russian troops of atrocities such as civilian massacres and rape of women.

“Your president is accused of war crimes,” he says at the end of the film, speaking in Russian. But I’m not sure he’s acting on your behalf.”

Ms Truss, speaking after discussions with her Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau, encouraged G7 countries to tighten sanctions even more ahead of this week’s G7 and Nato summits.

She wants to prohibit Russian ships from their ports, press down on Russian banks, target industries that “feed Putin’s war fund,” such as the gold trade, and agree on a schedule.

Ms Truss stated that the only way to end the war is for Russian President Vladimir Putin to lose in Ukraine, and she will emphasize the importance of escalating sanctions and providing Ukraine with weapons to defend itself.

“Despite the fact that Russian troops were thwarted in their initial attack on Kyiv, their goal and ambition have not changed,” she stated.

“We’re seeing Putin’s forces turn their attention to Ukraine’s east and south, with the same callous disregard for civilian lives and national identity.”

“Our sanctions have had a crushing effect on those who feed and pay Putin’s war machine so far,” he said.

More penalties against Russia are being planned by the EU and the US this week, with EU ambassadors meeting.

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen announced a fifth round of penalties, including a ban on Russian coal imports worth 4 billion euros (£3.34 billion) per year.

Ms Truss had previously agreed with her counterpart from Japan, a fellow G7 member, that the international community needed to put more pressure on Russia through coordinated sanctions.

The UK has also launched a £10 million fund to help Ukrainian organizations, particularly those that assist victims of conflict-related sexual abuse.

The United Kingdom will also contribute financial and technical support to the International Criminal Court’s probe into rape allegations.

“The scenes from Bucha have startled us all,” she remarked. “These are heinous deeds that we believed we had left behind in the twentieth century.”

Nearly two weeks before Russians left Bucha, a satellite image of the town dated March 19 purports to show dead in the street.

The image refutes Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s assertion that film of bodies in Bucha was “fabricated” after the Russians left.

It depicts what appear to be bodies in the exact areas where Ukrainian forces discovered them after retaking control of the town.

During her visit, the foreign secretary hailed Poland for being on the “front lines of assisting Ukraine” and for remaining “clear-eyed” about “Putin’s malicious agenda.”

To avoid a “new Buchas,” Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has urged countries to stop purchasing Russian oil, gas, and coal. The move, he said, was


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