Bipartisan group of senators push Mayorkas for details on US readiness for a Russian cyberthreat

Bipartisan group of senators push Mayorkas for details on US readiness for a Russian cyberthreat

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators is sharing concern with the Biden administration about the potential of widespread Russian cyberattacks in the United States as retribution for harsh sanctions against Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.

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The Russian economy is headed for collapse

The Russian economy is headed for collapse

This post was originally published on this site To justify invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has painted Russia as a hegemonic power re-asserting its rightful claim to imperial greatness. Yet even before the invasion, Russia’s economic capabilities were hardly capable of sustaining an empire. Now, with foreign sanctions presiding over a...

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Senator offers bill to revoke Russia’s trade status

Senator offers bill to revoke Russia’s trade status

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced legislation on Wednesday that would revoke Russia’s trade status, which allows lower tariffs for Russian goods, in response to its invasion in Ukraine.Under the legislation, it would do…

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China won’t sanction Russia over Ukraine

China won’t sanction Russia over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteChina confirmed on Wednesday that it will not impose any financial sanctions on Russia over the nation’s invasion of Ukraine last week.Guo Shuqing, the chairman of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, said China was opposed to…

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Ted Cruz praises Biden over sanctions tied to Nord Stream pipeline

Ted Cruz praises Biden over sanctions tied to Nord Stream pipeline

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Wednesday offered rare praise for President Joe Biden over sanctions targeting the company behind a controversial pipeline that has become a flashpoint in the intensifying Ukraine-Russia crisis.

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