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Have US Sanctions Been Effective? – Analysis

On Thursday, April 15, US President Joe Biden imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia. The Treasury Department blacklisted six Russian technology companies that supported the cyber program run by Russia’s intelligence services. …

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Where Northern Sea Route leads Russia

Russia defines the Northern Sea Route as a shipping lane from the Kara Sea to the Pacific Ocean, specifically running along the Russian Arctic coast from Kara Gates strait between the Barents Sea and the Kara Sea, along Siberia, to the Bering Strait. According to Eurasian Times, Moscow seems to be slowly and steadily playing its geopolitical game in the Arctic, by emphasizing the importance of the accessibility to Arctic ports and further developing the shipping lanes of the Northern Sea Route (NSR), connecting the Pacific and Atlantic.With the active support of China in this game, Russia is now wooing Japan and South Korea, with the obvious aim of weakening the US plans in the construct of the Indo-Pacific

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United States to continue attack on Russian securities

The administration of US President Joe Biden does not exclude the possibility of tougher sanctions against Russian debt securities, according to sources familiar with the information. According to Bloomberg, the US is now studying the …

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NATO backs U.S. sanctions on Russia

The United States' NATO allies backed on Thursday the latest round of U.S. sanctions on Russia. "Russia continues to demonstrate a sustained pattern of destabilising behaviour," the Western military alliance said in a …

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Joe Biden delivers remarks on Russia

U.S. President Joe Biden delivered remarks on the U.S. policy towards Russia in the White House on Thursday. In the first place, he has characterized his recent conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin as "candid …

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U.S. slaps new sanctions on Russia

The Biden administration imposed a raft of new sanctions against Moscow on Thursday over alleged election interference and cyberattacks. "Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) …

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U.S. cancels warships deployment to Black Sea

The United States has cancelled the planned deployment of two warships through the Turkish Straits toward the Black Sea, Turkish diplomatic sources said Wednesday. On April 9, Turkey’s Foreign Ministry received a formal notice …

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Merkel and Biden discuss Afghanistan and Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Joe Biden discussed in a phone call the NATO military presence in Afghanistan and agreed to closely coordinate future steps, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday. “The …

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Blinken: Biden offers to meet Putin 'in coming weeks'

U.S. President Joe Biden invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to meet "in the coming weeks," the U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said. Speaking at a press conference in Brussels, Blinken said the U.S. would …

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Austria ready to host possible Putin-Biden meeting

Austria is always ready to provide a venue for a possible meeting between Russian and U.S. Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, if the sides opt to organize their summit on its territory, an Austrian foreign ministry official said. …

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