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Blinken Furious As Experts Warn of Severe Blowback to US/EU from Anti-Russia Sanctions

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Blinken Furious As Experts Warn of Severe Blowback to US/EU from Anti-Russia Sanctions, Moscow Rules Out Concessions Ahead of Talks
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Biden officials weighing Russia sanctions options after warnings about economic fallout, heightened cyber risk for US and allies

Biden officials weighing Russia sanctions options after warnings about economic fallout, heightened cyber risk for US and allies

The Biden administration is still weighing exactly how it would penalize Russia if the country invades Ukraine, as US diplomats are just days away from high-stakes meetings with Kremlin officials.

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Press Availability – United States Department of State

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Press Availability – United States Department of State

SECRETARY BLINKEN: Good afternoon, everyone. Very good to see folks here. And to those I haven’t had a chance to say this to, Happy New Year. This morning, NATO’s North Atlantic Council met to discuss our coordinated response to Russia’s military buildup along the Ukraine border and its increasingly sharp threats and inflammatory rhetoric.

Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official on Russia

Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official on Russia | The White House

Via Teleconference 1:11 P.M. EST MODERATOR: Hi, everyone. Good afternoon. And thanks for joining us on a Saturday. Today’s call will be on background, attributed to a “senior administration official,” and the contents will be embargoed upon [until] conclusion. For your information only, the speaker today is going to be [senior administration official].

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Moscow Won’t Stoop to Discussing NATO Demands on ‘De-escalation Measures’ on Russia’s Own Territory

Moscow Won’t Stoop to Discussing NATO Demands on ‘De-escalation Measures’ on Russia’s Own Territory

https://sputniknews.com/20220109/russia-has-not-been-thrown-off-balance-by-us-tough-position-on-security-guarantees-moscow-says-1092135168.html Moscow Won’t Stoop to Discussing NATO Demands on ‘De-escalation Measures’ on Russia’s Own Territory Moscow Won’t Stoop to Discussing NATO Demands on ‘De-escalation Measures’ on Russia’s Own Territory The Russian Foreign Ministry laid down publicly a pair of security proposals to the US and NATO which Moscow believes could ease tensions considerably and end…

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Borgþór Jónsson
Borgþór Jónsson
January 10, 2022

Great episode as usual Alexander. . I was looking for some kind of confirmation that the Soviet Union had been promised that NATO would not expand east. I found a package of 32 documents showing so there is no doubt that it was done. It was not only Baker who promised this, but also other heads of state or prime ministers. There are also papers from senior diaries and readouts from conversations between Western leaders. There is no doubt that this promise was made, repeatedly. In light of this, Russia’s demands are very modest. Here is a link to this… Read more »

Mikos Rozsa
Mikos Rozsa
January 10, 2022

Russia is making all the right moves against NATO, and the U.S. After all, since the end of ww 2 NATO has been moving its military ever closer to Russia’s border. If the equivalent were to be pursued by Russia against the U.S., Russia could be in Mexico, Cuba, Haiti and perhaps a number of central american countries. The U.S. would not tolerate it. So, Russia has the right to not tolerate U.S., militaries near Russia’s borders.

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