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White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions

White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions

White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions White House Warns Russia on Bounties, but Stops Short of Sanctions WASHINGTON — The Biden administration warned the Kremlin on Thursday over the C.I.A.’s conclusion that Russia had covertly offered payments to militants to encourage more killings of American and coalition troops in Afghanistan, delivering the diplomatic admonition as …

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Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia

Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia

Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia Biden Administration to Impose Tough Sanctions on Russia On Tuesday, Mr. Biden spoke with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, warning Mr. Putin about the Russian troop buildup on Ukraine’s border and in Crimea. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said on Wednesday that the call was meant to emphasize the …

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U.S. Imposes Stiff New Sanctions on Russia

U.S. Imposes Stiff New Sanctions on Russia

U.S. Imposes Stiff New Sanctions on Russia U.S. Imposes Stiff New Sanctions on Russia WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday announced tough new sanctions on Russia in response to the Kremlin’s interference in American elections and its sprawling hacking operation that breached vital government agencies and private companies. The United States government said it sanctioned 32 entities and individuals …

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Biden holds first call with Ukraine’s Zelensky as Russia tensions escalate

Biden holds first call with Ukraine’s Zelensky as Russia tensions escalate Biden holds first call with Ukraine’s Zelensky as Russia tensions escalate Joe Biden has spoken with the Ukrainian president for the first time as tensions between the country and Russia continue to rise. Mr Biden and Volodymyr Zelensky spoke on Friday as US and Nato officials warned of a …

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Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia SAN MARINO — On the ground floor of the only hospital in San Marino, a tiny, independent republic perched high above the surrounding Italian countryside, nurses prepared Covid-19 vaccine doses from glass vials labeled in Cyrillic …

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Russia Trumpets Coronavirus Vaccine Exports, While Quietly Importing Doses

Russia Trumpets Coronavirus Vaccine Exports, While Quietly Importing Doses

Russia Trumpets Coronavirus Vaccine Exports, While Quietly Importing Doses Russia Trumpets Coronavirus Vaccine Exports, While Quietly Importing Doses MOSCOW — Russia has lauded with much fanfare the arrival of its homegrown vaccine, Sputnik V, in Latin America and Africa, and even in some countries in Europe, calling it a solution to shortages around the world. It has been less vocal, …

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Biden invites Russia, China to first global climate talks Paris Poland Russia Joe Biden Brazil

Biden invites Russia, China to first global climate talks Paris Poland Russia Joe Biden Brazil

Biden invites Russia, China to first global climate talks Paris Poland Russia Joe Biden Brazil Biden invites Russia, China to first global climate talks Paris Poland Russia Joe Biden Brazil President Joe Biden is including rivals Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China among the invitees to the first big climate talks of his administration, an event the …

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In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition

In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition

In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition In Russia, a Covid Lockdown Targets the Opposition MOSCOW — A Russian court has confined some of the country’s most prominent opposition figures to house arrest on accusations that they violated coronavirus safety rules, in what appears to be a government effort to use the restrictions to muzzle its opponents. The legal …

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Afghan president appoints 2 ministers, angers ruling partner Washington Russia Cabinet Nato Ashraf Ghani

Afghan president appoints 2 ministers, angers ruling partner Washington Russia Cabinet Nato Ashraf Ghani

Afghan president appoints 2 ministers, angers ruling partner Washington Russia Cabinet Nato Ashraf Ghani Afghan president appoints 2 ministers, angers ruling partner Washington Russia Cabinet Nato Ashraf Ghani Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has made two key Cabinet changes, evoking a strong response Saturday from powerful governing partner Abdullah Abdullah amid increasing pressure from the U.S. to reach a peace agreement …

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Russia Erupts in Fury Over Biden’s Calling Putin a Killer

Russia Erupts in Fury Over Biden’s Calling Putin a Killer

Russia Erupts in Fury Over Biden’s Calling Putin a Killer Russia Erupts in Fury Over Biden’s Calling Putin a Killer MOSCOW — Russia recalled its ambassador to the United States and unleashed a storm of derision aimed at President Biden after he said in a television interview that he thought President Vladimir V. Putin was a killer. Russia’s Foreign Ministry …

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