Biden announces first wave of sanctions on Russia, targeting financial institutions

Biden called Putin’s actions “flagrant violation of international law” President Biden on Tuesday announced what he called the first “tranche” of sanctions against Russia, following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s foray into eastern Ukraine.  Biden made the announcement in an afternoon White House address, following Putin, over roughly the past 48 hours, having recognizing the independence of two eastern Ukrainian, Russian-separatist regions, then sending troops there … Continue reading Biden announces first wave of sanctions on Russia, targeting financial institutions