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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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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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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U.S. considers trade restrictions targeting Russia’s strategic sectors

U.S. considers trade restrictions targeting Russia’s strategic sectors

This post was originally published on this siteThe news of the plans came as Russia launched military drills on Tuesday.

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Russia announces military exercises amid standoff with US, NATO over Ukraine

Russia announces military exercises amid standoff with US, NATO over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteRussia on Tuesday announced new military exercises amid a standoff with the U.S. and NATO over Ukraine, which Western officials have warned Russia not to invade.The newest Russian military drills include short-range ballistic missile units and…

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