Biden to warn Putin of severe economic consequences if Russia invades Ukraine in call – National |

U.S. President Joe Biden will warn Russian President Vladimir Putin of severe economic consequences should Russia go ahead with an invasion of Ukraine, a senior U.S. administration official said on Monday. Biden and Putin are to hold a video call on Tuesday as the United States tries to head off Russia from launching military action … Read more

The Countdown: Biden, Putin’s crucial call; ‘Build Back Better’ bill

NEW YORK (WABC) — “The Countdown” is here to get you caught up with all of the day’s political news. You can watch it online, on the ABC7NY app or on our Connected TV apps for Fire, Roku, Apple TV and Android TV. Click here to learn more. Today’s political headlines: Beyond Ukraine, plenty of … Read more

What can we expect from Biden-Putin talks over Ukraine tensions?

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold a highly anticipated video meeting on Tuesday amid escalating tensions over Ukraine. Ahead of the talks, Biden is set to consult by phone with European allies on Monday evening about Russia’s troop buildup on the Ukraine border, with a view to coordinate … Read more

Nobel Prize winner Dmitry Muratov calls situation in Russia ‘toxic’

Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov was the guest of honour at a reception held at the Norwegian Embassy in Moscow on Sunday, in honour of his recent Nobel Peace Prize award. Along with Filipina journalist Maria Ressa, Muratov received the prestigious prize for what the committee called their work “safeguarding freedom of expression” in countries where … Read more

Russia-India Summit: Putin and Modi to meet on Monday

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for the 21st Annual Russia-India Summit. His visit to New Delhi comes amid growing tensions between Russia and Western nations over Ukraine. According to Alexander Gabuev, chair of the “Russia in the Asia Pacific” program of the Carnegie Moscow Center, … Read more

‘Significant risk of war’: China warning

Tensions are high in the Indo-Pacific creating a “significant risk of war”, new research ranking the most powerful countries reveals. China’s power in the Indo-Pacific region has fallen, but there is a “significant risk of war”. That’s according to The Lowy Institute’s fourth annual Asia Power Index, which ranks 26 countries and territories in terms … Read more

Biden, Putin set video call Tuesday as Ukraine tensions grow

MOSCOW — Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak in a video call Tuesday, the White House and Kremlin said, as tensions between the United States and Russia escalate over a Russian troop buildup on the Ukrainian border that’s seen as a sign of a potential invasion. Biden will press U.S. concerns about Russian … Read more