Belarus says Russian troops will leave when exercises end

Belarus says Russian troops will leave when exercises end

This post was originally published on this siteThe Belarus Ministry of Defence said on Thursday that Russian armed forces in Belarus would leave once their military exercises are completed.”At the end of the inspection, military units and sub-units of the Russian Federation’s Armed Forces will…

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Ukraine: What sanctions could be imposed on Russia?

Ukraine: What sanctions could be imposed on Russia?

This post was originally published on this siteWestern diplomats are refusing to be explicit about specific penalties to keep the Kremlin guessing.

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U.S., NATO await Russia reaction after answering demands over Ukraine

U.S., NATO await Russia reaction after answering demands over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States said it had offered a “diplomatic path forward” in the standoff with Russia over Ukraine. On Thursday, it was waiting to see if the Kremlin agreed.

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Vice President Harris looks for a fresh start on migration issues in Honduras

Vice President Harris looks for a fresh start on migration issues in Honduras

This post was originally published on this site The fact that Vice President Harris is even attending the inauguration is a sign of the importance the White House is placing on finding a partner in the fight against root causes of migration. (Image credit: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)

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Why the U.S. Is Weighing Tougher Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

Why the U.S. Is Weighing Tougher Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteSince 2014, under three different presidents, the U.S. has imposed travel bans, asset freezes and finance and trade restrictions against hundreds of Russian individuals and companies.

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US and allies discussing deploying more troops to Eastern Europe prior to any Russian invasion of Ukraine

US and allies discussing deploying more troops to Eastern Europe prior to any Russian invasion of Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe US and a handful of allies are in discussions to deploy thousands more troops to Eastern European NATO countries before any potential Russian invasion of Ukraine as a show of support in the face of Moscow’s ongoing aggression, three US officials familiar...

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Ukraine ambassador says all-out war with Russia unlikely, smaller conflicts possible

Ukraine ambassador says all-out war with Russia unlikely, smaller conflicts possible

This post was originally published on this siteA Ukrainian diplomat on Wednesday said he did not foresee an all-out war breaking out with Russia amid growing tensions at the border between the two countries, though smaller conflicts may occur.”I believe that full-scale war is very, very, very…

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Harris heading to Honduras under pressure to find a reliable partner in Northern Triangle

Harris heading to Honduras under pressure to find a reliable partner in Northern Triangle

This post was originally published on this siteVice President Kamala Harris will lead a delegation to Honduras this week to attend the historic inauguration of President-elect Xiomara Castro, looking for additional buy-in to achieve her fraught task of addressing the root causes of migration to the US southern border.

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Congress races to strike Russia sanctions deal as tensions mount

Congress races to strike Russia sanctions deal as tensions mount

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers are racing to hammer out a deal on Russia sanctions legislation amid escalating tensions with Moscow over its troop buildup along the Ukrainian border.The House and Senate are out of town this week, but negotiations are ramping up behind…

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Ukraine is urging calm, saying the Russian invasion won’t happen soon

Ukraine is urging calm, saying the Russian invasion won’t happen soon

This post was originally published on this site  A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. | Associated Press Ukraine has raced to downplay the ongoing tension between the country and Russia Ukraine downplayed a potential Russian invasion this week, saying an...

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