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DOJ Launches Task Force To Enforce Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs

Merrick Garland

The United States Justice Department (DOJ) has created a new task force spanning multiple agencies to enforce sanctions imposed against Russian officials and oligarchs in response to Russia‘s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The task force – dubbed “KleptoCapture” – will enforce sweeping US sanctions, export restrictions and other economic curbs …

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U.S. Announces Sanctions On Russian President Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

The United States, in coordination with the European Union and Britain, announced sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White House announced Friday. “The United States, in coordination with allies and partners, continued to forcefully respond to Russia’s unjustified, unprovoked, and premeditated invasion of Ukraine by imposing sanctions on President of …

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Russia Launches Full-Scale Invasion Into Ukraine

Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Russian forces began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine overnight Wednesday as Vladimir Putin announced in a pre-taped speech the start of a “special military operation,” and instructed Ukrainians to lay down their arms, and warned other countries not to interfere. “Russia will respond immediately and you will have consequences that …

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Biden Announces Russia Sanctions After Ukraine Invasion

President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden, citing the “beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine,” announced a series of sanctions Tuesday against Russia, and threatened to squeeze the Russian economy even more if President Vladimir Putin – as Biden expects – moves further. President Putin’s actions are a flagrant violation of international law …

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Biden Announces Sanctions On Pro-Russian Regions In Ukraine

Biden on Afghanistan

President Joe Biden on Monday announced financial sanctions against rebel territories freshly recognized by Russia in eastern Ukraine and warned that more were ready if necessary. President Biden issued an executive order to “prohibit new investment, trade, and financing by US persons to, from, or in the so-called DNR and …

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Biden and Putin hold ‘constructive’ phone call

President Biden

President Joe Biden spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for almost an hour on Thursday in a “constructive” phone call, agreeing to continue and advance their dialogue ahead of a meeting in Geneva early next year. Their second call this month came amid growing Western concern over Russia’s troop …

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