The OSCE recognizes Russia as a sponsor of terrorism and Wagner as a terrorist group.
The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly recognized the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism and the Russian Wagner Group as a terrorist organization.
Yevgenia Kravchuk, a member of the Ukrainian delegation to the OSCE, noted that on Tuesday the members of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly adopted the final declaration. According to her the document states that terrorism is one of the biggest threats to international peace and security, and the actions of PMC Wagner on behalf of the Russian government can rightly be characterized as terrorist. In this context, it is emphasized that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally admitted that the Wagner Group was “fully financed” by the Russian Federation.
In addition, Kravchuk stressed that the declaration states that OSCE member states should take measures against PMC Wagner, and its affiliated and successor structures.