Biden warns Putin with sanctions as West steps up Ukraine defenses

Published by
Reuters UK

By Jeff Mason, Humeyra Pamuk and Dmitry Antonov WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on President Vladimir Putin if Russia invades Ukraine, as Western leaders stepped up military preparations and made plans to shield Europe from a potential energy supply shock. The rare sanctions threat came as NATO places forces on standby and reinforces eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets in response to Russia’s troop build-up near its border with Ukraine. Russia denies planning an attack and says the crisis is being driven by…

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

For security, use of Google's reCAPTCHA service is required which is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

I agree to these terms.