‘Putin chose this war,’ Biden says as he imposes new sanctions against Russia

US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced severe new sanctions on Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, including freezing assets of major banks and cutting off high-tech exports to the country. “This is going to impose severe cost on the Russian economy, both immediately and over time,” Biden said. He said the steps imposed in coordination with Europe will block top Russian banks … Continue reading ‘Putin chose this war,’ Biden says as he imposes new sanctions against Russia