Biden Responds To Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine: ‘The World Will Hold Russia Accountable’


President Biden condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin after the country carried out military operations in Ukraine Wednesday evening (Thursday morning local time).

“The world will hold Russia accountable,” Biden said in a pair of tweets Wednesday, moments after Russia carried out the military action.

“President Putin’s actions demand a firm response. That’s why we’re imposing full blocking sanctions on VEB and Russia’s military bank, cutting off Russia from western financing, imposing sanctions on elites, and more,” Biden added in another tweet. “We will continue to escalate sanctions if Russia escalates.”

The U. S. president also called on international allies to respond.

“Russia alone is responsible for the death and destruction this attack will bring, and the United States and its Allies and partners will respond in a united and decisive way,” he added.

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