US President Biden is due to join a video
Sanctions will be aimed at largest Russian banks and they can affect the process of conversion of the Russian ruble into other currencies, the officials said. The purpose for it is to deter Vladimir Putin from using the army which has been near the Ukrainian frontier, the officials added.
Russia has brought thousands of troops along with hardware to the Ukrainian border, the sources repeatedly say.
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On Monday Biden held talks with the European major nations leaders to discuss the Russian-Ukrainian
Russia in turn denied all the claims that it intends to invade Ukraine and emphasized that the military gathered near the frontier are pursuing only defensive purposes.
Moreover, Russian President Putin underlined that the joint drills of Ukraine and its western allies also raise safety concerns for Russia. The President added that the “red line” for Russia would be the deployment of foreign weapons in Ukraine while Russian Foreign Minister