Biden met two senior Ukrainian officials before concluding trip to Poland

U.S. 03/26/22, 17:44

On Saturday, March 26, U.S. President Joe Biden met two senior Ukrainian officials on his trip to Poland, according to Reuters. This was the first face-to-face meeting since the Russia-Ukraine conflict started. During the meeting in Warsaw, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov and President Biden, the ...

29% of China’s corn imports come from Ukraine, prices may rise

Economy 02/27/22, 15:30

The Russian-Ukraine conflict is widely expected to disrupt supply chains, and imports in China would be affected. Chinese media are warning of a temporary rise in corn prices, which would sequentially lead to a chain of other costs increase. State-media CCTV Finance reported from customs data that in 2021, 29.07% of ...

Chinese regime interested in Ukraine’s defense-industrial complex

Insights 02/24/22, 15:16

Since Ukraine rejected China's bid to acquire a majority stake in Ukrainian aviation company Motor Sich and imposed sanctions on Chinese individuals and entities involved in the transaction, Beijing has reportedly used covert tactics to acquire Ukrainian military technology. In one of his blogs for the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), ...

VP Harris has conflicting views on whether US-Russia sanctions will deter Putin

U.S. 02/21/22, 00:41

Joe Biden's administration struggled to state if economically isolating the world's largest country would help prevent war in Eastern Europe. U.S. Vice-President Kamala Harris recently shared conflicting views on whether U.S.-Russia sanctions could discourage Vladimir Putin from ordering a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine. Harris previously claimed the Russian president has already ...

US threatens to control exports against Russian industries if Ukraine invaded

Politics 01/25/22, 06:41

The Biden administration has threatened to use export control measures to damage Russia’s key industries if Moscow invades Ukraine. The administration is eyeing the foreign direct product rule to control exports to Russia of all microelectronics designed with U.S. software or technology or produced using U.S. equipment, The Hill reported, citing ...

Biden phones reporter to defuse anger, resentment over heated remarks

Trending 01/25/22, 02:31

Joe Biden extended an olive branch to a member of the press for any suffering he may have caused on Jan. 24. The president phoned White House correspondent Peter Doocy to "clear the air" and defuse an angry or tense situation. Biden extended friendship, played down his earlier criticism as "nothing personal," ...

Biden may send 3,000-5,000 troops to counter Russia

U.S. 01/24/22, 03:34

President Joe Biden has been briefed on the possibility of deploying thousands of U.S. troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia amid the recent tensions in the region, Fox News reported. In a briefing at Camp David on Sunday, Jan. 23, Biden's advisors presented him with various options if Russian troops move ...

American Embassy staff flee Ukraine due to potential Russian invasion

U.S. 01/23/22, 23:01

Some U.S. representatives to Ukraine evacuated amid escalating military tension with Russia on Jan. 23. The State Department confirmed it ordered non-essential American Embassy employees and their family members to leave the Eastern European nation due to a potential Russian invasion. All Americans in Ukraine are urged to evaluate whether they ...

Russian hackers could attack U.S. critical infrastructure area, security agencies warn

U.S. 01/12/22, 21:49

The Infrastructure Security and Cybersecurity Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Security Agency on Tuesday, Jan. 11, issued a joint statement to critical infrastructure organizations, warning of a cyber threat from apparently Russian state-sponsored hackers, according to the complaint. In what could translate into a new diplomatic conflict ...

Russian threat: Ukraine presses NATO to intervene

Europe 12/01/21, 15:47

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba urged the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to prepare a series of economic sanctions against Russia to deter a possible invasion by tens of thousands of Russian troops massed on the edge of its border. The relationship between Ukraine and Russia is at its most critical ...

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