Biden expected to ban Russian energy imports on Tuesday

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2022
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President Joe Biden on Tuesday is expected to ban Russian oil, natural gas and coal imports to the US, according to three sources familiar with the decision.

The US will make the move unilaterally, without its European allies, due to disagreement among European nations about whether to ban Russian energy imports. EU countries have significantly more exposure to Russian energy than the US.

US officials decided, given the extreme political pressure at home, they could move without the coalition and not create major issues.

Biden is expected to address the new steps at...

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