US President Joe Biden speaking at the White House on Friday about Russia and its “fraudulent” annexation of four Ukrainian regions. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden speaking at the White House on Friday about Russia and its “fraudulent” annexation of four Ukrainian regions. Photo: AP

US imposes ‘severe’ sanctions on Russia as Biden rejects Putin’s ‘fraudulent’ annexation of Ukrainian regions

  • ‘Russia is violating international law, trampling on the UN Charter, and showing its contempt for peaceful nations everywhere,’ US President Joe Biden says
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin’s latest bid to legitimise the invasion underscores China’s refusal to condemn it even as Beijing tries to avoid parallels with Taiwan

US President Joe Biden speaking at the White House on Friday about Russia and its “fraudulent” annexation of four Ukrainian regions. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden speaking at the White House on Friday about Russia and its “fraudulent” annexation of four Ukrainian regions. Photo: AP
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