U.S. Calls Russian Threat A National Emergency. Expels 10 Russian Diplomats And Imposes New Sanctions

FOX News: Biden declares Russia threat 'national emergency,' lobs sanctions; 10 diplomats booted over election meddling

US Department of State said it is expelling 10 officials from Russia’s bilateral mission

President Biden on Thursday signed an executive order declaring a "national emergency" over the threat from Russia, as his administration slapped new sanctions on the country.

The U.S. Department of State said it is expelling 10 officials from Russia’s bilateral mission.

"Today, we announced actions to hold the Russian Government to account for the SolarWinds intrusion, reports of bounties on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and attempts to interfere in the 2020 U.S. elections," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement.

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WNU Editor: Russia says it will respond …. Moscow will announce response to US sanctions in near future — diplomat (TASS). More here …. Moscow Warns of 'Consequences' as US Slaps New Sanctions on Russia Targeting Debt, Expels Diplomats (Sputnik), and here …. Russia pledges retaliation, summons US envoy over new sanctions, as NATO & EU back Biden’s move to target country’s national debt (RT).

More News On The U.S. Calling The Russian Threat A National Emergency

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking — AP

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes new sanctions over election meddling — France 24

U.S. imposes wide array of sanctions on Russia for ‘malign’ actions — Reuters

Biden sanctions Russia, expels diplomats over election interference — Politico

Biden imposes new sanctions on Russia in response to election interference and cyber hacks — CNN

US expels Russian diplomats and issues sanctions over SolarWinds hacking attack — DW

Biden signs order on introducing sanctions against Russia — TASS

US imposes new sanctions against Russia, expels ten diplomats & targets national debt in move Moscow may view as major escalation — RT

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