Biden warns of 'severe consequences' if Putin moves on Ukraine

Posted on AllSides December 9th, 2021
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Reacting for the first time to his video call with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week over Kremlin aggression along the Ukrainian border, President Joe Biden said he was "very straightforward," and that if Putin decides to invade Ukraine, he would face economic consequences "like nothing he's ever seen."

"There were no minced words. It was polite, but I made it very clear: If in fact, he invades Ukraine, there'll be severe consequences," Biden told reporters Wednesday morning as he was leaving the White House.

Tuesday's two-hour virtual meeting between the leaders was their first...

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