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US sanctions on Russia’s sovereign debt come into force

In April, US President Joe Biden signed an executive order authorizing the imposition of yet more restrictions. The move signaled a further expansion of Washington’s existing sanctions policy on Moscow, which is aimed at cutting off Russia from the global financial markets. The new restrictions bar American investors from directly …

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Top Pentagon officer Mark Milley says Russia & China pose ‘biggest threats’ after Biden says it’s climate change

Asked about Biden’s comment during a Senate committee hearing on Thursday, General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggested that the president was speaking more loosely in regards to the nation’s greatest threats, instead naming two foreign ‘adversaries’. “Climate change does impact, but the president is looking …

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Russia’s Pacific Fleet kicks off large-scale drills in international waters as ships practice maneuvering far from home (VIDEO)

The training is taking place in international waters and will also be supported by around 20 planes, including long-range anti-submarine aircraft and high-altitude interceptors. The exercises, led by Pacific Fleet commander Sergey Avakyants, are taking place around 4,000km away from the ships’ home bases in the Far East of Russia, …

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