The Biden administration will announce an additional sweeping sanctions package that includes a ban on all new investment in Russia, Russian banks and state-owned enterprises, additional sanctions on Russian government officials and family members.
Biden Calls For War Crimes Trial Against Putin
Biden Says Putin Should Face War Crimes Trial For "Outrageous" Bucha Scenes, But Stops Short Of Calling Killings Genocide
President Biden called for a war crimes trial against Russian President Vladimir Putin following graphic images emerging of “outrageous” atrocities of civilian massacres allegedly carried out by Russian forces in Ukraine.
Biden: I Think Putin Is A ‘War Criminal’
President Joe Biden on Wednesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “war criminal,” marking the first time in public the president has publicly branded his Russian counterpart since Moscow launched a continued assault in the invasion of Ukraine almost three weeks ago.
Pentagon Places 8,500 Troops On ‘Heightened Alert’ Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions
The Pentagon has placed 8,500 U.S. military troops on “heightened alert” for potential deployment as the U.S. prepares to deploy to Europe to aid NATO amid rising fears of Russia ratcheting up its aggressive tension for a possible invasion of Ukraine.
Former Trump Officials Helped Biden Prepare For Putin Summit
President Biden prepared long and hard for Wednesday’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, assembling a group of Russia experts — including former Trump officials who reportedly helped briefed the commander-in-chief to be ready ahead of the showdown.
Biden Speaks With Putin For First Time As President
President Biden spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, the first phone call between the two leaders since Biden became president last week, the White House confirmed.