Biden Announces Sanctions for Russia Over Ukraine Invasion

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Biden expressed support for Ukraine, announced sanctions limiting international trade with Moscow, and penalized Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. “Putin is the aggressor; Putin chose this war, and now he and his country will bear the consequences” Biden said. The sanctions target four Russian banks that hold more than $1 trillion in assets. Measures did not target the Russian president personally, but Biden said sanctioning Putin is on the table.