Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: Russia

Biden officials weighing Russia sanctions options after warnings about economic fallout, heightened cyber risk for US and allies

One concern is that those negative effects could boomerang back onto the US during an election year, sources told CNN. But others in the administration believe the tough sanctions being weighed would have a...

Biden tells Ukrainian president US ‘will respond decisively if Russia further invades’

Zelensky said in a tweet Sunday evening that the call with Biden underscored “the special nature of our relations.” He added, “Joint actions of Ukraine, United States and partners in keeping peace in Europe,...

Analysis: What Putin’s rewriting of history says about the future of Russia

The history of the Cold War The Crimean resort town of Yalta was the setting for an historic meeting of British, US and Soviet leaders — Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin...

Russia says it hopes to begin talks with US and NATO in January

“We want to do this in January, including to involve the negotiating platform to discuss the draft agreement between Russia and the NATO countries (on security guarantees),” Lavrov said in an interview with Russia...

As Ukraine tensions mount, Putin says Russia has ‘every right’ to ‘react harshly to unfriendly steps’

The US and its allies have warned Russia about the consequences of further hostilities amid its continued military buildup near the Ukraine border — a move that US intelligence has assessed as preparation for...

Russia continues to amass new troops near Ukraine’s border despite Biden urging Putin to de-escalate tensions

More Russian military units have been sent to the border area in recent days, sources familiar with the intelligence tell CNN. US and Ukrainian officials have also seen evidence that Russia has begun diverting...

Blinken says Russia will face ‘massive consequences’ if they invade Ukraine

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday warned that there will be “massive consequences” if Russia invades Ukraine or continues to show aggression on their border. ...

House passes bill approving $770B in national defense, with focus on Russia, China

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act that comes with a price tag of about $770 billion and the...

Russia ‘took advantage’ of Europe’s energy crisis

Russia did not cause Europe’s energy crisis — but it didn’t help, and instead tried to benefit from the situation, according to Amos Hochstein, the U.S. State Department’s senior advisor for global energy security....