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US sanctions four Ukrainians accused of working for Russia (30)
Biden administration targets Ukrainian nationals, including two lawmakers, it accuses of working to destabilise country. Fresh sanctions come amid a diplomatic push between the US and Russia, which are seeking to defuse growing tensions over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine [File: AP Photo] Published On 20 Jan 202220 Jan 2022 The United States has imposed sanctions on four Ukrainian nationals,
CIA rules out hostile foreign power behind medical symptoms known as 'Havana Syndrome' (8)
Josh Meyer USA TODAY WASHINGTON - The CIA has ruled out Russia or any other foreign power's involvement in causing the widespread battery of medical symptoms known as "Havana Syndrome," based on a new intelligence finding that attributes all but a few dozen of the cases to medical, environmental or "technical" causes. A U.S.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Biden over ‘minor incursion' comment (17)
By Steven Nelson January 20, 2022 12:13pm Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky slammed President Joe Biden Thursday after he indicated that the US response to a Russian invasion of Ukraine would be less severe if it was a "minor incursion." "We want to remind the great powers that there are no minor incursions and small nations," Zelensky tweeted.
Biden-Kishida Talks to Touch on North Korea, China (10)
Friday's virtual meeting will be the first substantial exchange between the leaders since Fumio Kishida took office in October By Aamer Madhani * Published 59 mins ago * Updated 51 mins ago President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will hold their first formal talks on Friday as the two leaders face fresh concerns about North Korea's nuclear program and China's growing military assertiveness.
Ukrainian President Hits back at Biden: "There Are No Minor Incursions" (9)
January 20, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky responded on Thursday to President Biden's suggestion that a "minor incursion" by Russia may not draw the same response as a large invasion, which some in Kiev saw as inviting Russian aggression. "We want to remind the great powers that there are no minor incursions and small nations.
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