CNN poll: Most Americans want US to do more to stop Russia, but most also oppose direct military action

CNN poll: Most Americans want US to do more to stop Russia, but most also oppose direct military action

This post was originally published on this siteAmericans overwhelmingly favor increased economic sanctions against Russia and broadly support further action to stop Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but most oppose direct US military action, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

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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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Biden administration to brief congressional staff on Ukraine crisis

Biden administration to brief congressional staff on Ukraine crisis

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will hold two classified bipartisan briefings Tuesday for House and Senate leadership and committee staff on the crisis with Russia and Ukraine, a White House official told CNN.

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Biden cranks up pressure as Putin mulls Ukraine invasion

Biden cranks up pressure as Putin mulls Ukraine invasion

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden is signaling a stiffened Western stance in the showdown with Russia, piling on pressure designed to deter Vladimir Putin from invading Ukraine in a strategy that nevertheless risks quickening a dangerous cycle of escalation.

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US and Russia hold crunch talks over Ukraine border crisis

US and Russia hold crunch talks over Ukraine border crisis

This post was originally published on this siteAmerican and Russian officials were holding high-stakes talks Monday about the build-up of troops near Ukraine’s border, as fears mount over a possible Russian invasion.

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

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

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday that the US and its allies “will respond decisively if Russia further invades Ukraine,” according to a readout of a call between the two leaders provided by the White House.

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Biden, Putin to hold new phone call amid Ukraine standoff

Biden, Putin to hold new phone call amid Ukraine standoff

This post was originally published on this site Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak by telephone Thursday amid high tension on Ukraine, setting the tone for US-Russia security talks next month, the two nations announced. It will be the second telephone call in less than a month between...

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Putin sees ‘positive’ US reaction to Russia’s security proposals over Ukraine

Putin sees ‘positive’ US reaction to Russia’s security proposals over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Washington’s willingness to discuss Russia’s security proposals aimed at curbing NATO’s eastward expansion was “positive”, as fears mount in the West over a major military escalation in Ukraine. The Kremlin has grown increasingly insistent that the...

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US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site The United States will impose “severe economic harm” on Russia and boost its military presence in Eastern Europe should Moscow invade Ukraine, the White House warned Monday, laying out the high stakes on the eve of talks between Joe Biden and Vladimir...

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Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site In a scheduled video call Tuesday with the Russian president, Biden will outline economic sanctions and stepped-up support for NATO allies if Russia invades, a senior administration official says. (Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

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