Tag «Russia»

Ukraine war: US, Russia have used their military hotline once so far

The United States initiated a call through the “deconfliction” line to communicate its concerns about Russian military operations near critical infrastructure in Ukraine. However, few details are known surrounding the specific incident that led to the call on the line, which connects the US military’s European Command and Russia’s National Defense Management Center.

Biden to meet China’s Xi on Monday for Taiwan, Russia talks

President Joe Biden will meet Monday with President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of next week’s Group of 20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, a face-to-face meeting that comes amid increasingly strained US-China relations, the White House announced Thursday.It will be the first in-person meeting between the leaders of the world’s two biggest economies since Biden …

Joe Biden’s national security plan takes aim at China, Russia

The People’s Republic of China harbors the intention and, increasingly, the capacity to reshape the international order in favor of one that tilts the global playing field to its benefit, even as the United States remains committed to managing the competition between our countries responsibly,” national security advisor Jake Sullivan said in outlining the policy.

Joe Biden rejects branding Russia ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

US President Joe Biden, asked by a reporter if he would blacklist Russia as a terrorist state, said simply, “no,” after months of non-committal answers from senior officials. A label of “state sponsor of terrorism” by the US, the world’s largest economy, has wide-ranging ramifications, with many businesses and banks unwilling to incur the risk …