US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Thursday after imposing a raft of new sanctions on Russia. Photo: Bloomberg US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Thursday after imposing a raft of new sanctions on Russia. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Thursday after imposing a raft of new sanctions on Russia. Photo: Bloomberg
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After Russia sanctions, Joe Biden says ‘time to de-escalate’

  • The president says he told Putin the US ‘could have gone further’ to punish Moscow, but was not looking to ‘kick off a cycle of escalation and conflict’
  • The Russian leader has not responded to an invitation for a summit, but Biden says their teams are discussing that possibility

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US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Thursday after imposing a raft of new sanctions on Russia. Photo: Bloomberg US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Thursday after imposing a raft of new sanctions on Russia. Photo: Bloomberg
US President Joe Biden speaks at the White House on Thursday after imposing a raft of new sanctions on Russia. Photo: Bloomberg
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