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Biden Ups Russia Sanctions, Calls Ukraine Invasion Underway

  • He says Putin is setting up rationale to take more of Ukraine
  • Sanctions target sovereign debt abroad and country’s elites
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Biden Announces Further Sanctions on Russia
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U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled sanctions targeting Russia’s sale of sovereign debt abroad and the country’s elites, responding to what he described as the start of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine.

“He’s setting up a rationale to take more territory by force,” Biden said Tuesday at the White House. “This is the beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.”