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Russian military monitors U.S. destroyer in Black Sea

The Russian military has begun to monitor the U.S. missile destroyer The USS Arleigh Burke in the Black Sea, the National Defense Command Center told the media on Thursday. "The Black Sea Fleet’s forces have begun to monitor …

Biden aims to quash Nord Stream 2 sanctions - report

The Biden administration has been quietly lobbying Democratic allies on Capitol Hill to nix sanctions on Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline that are included in the must-pass annual defense bill, Foreign Policy reported. …

U.S. to keep imposing sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The United States is set to continue imposing sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project in accordance with the Protecting European Energy Security Act (PEESA), US Department of State spokesperson Ned Price said. …

Biden set to tap strategic oil reserves - source

U.S. President Joe Biden is preparing to announce the release of oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in concert with several other countries as soon as Tuesday, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing multiple unnamed …

Biden renames Powell to lead Fed

U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday he will reappoint Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell as head of the U.S. central bank, opting for continuity in the government’s most powerful economic post as the specter of rising inflation looms in …