Biden to announce Russian energy import ban

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2022
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President Biden is expected to announce Tuesday that the U.S. will ban Russian oil, natural gas and coal imports as part of his administration’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. 

A source familiar with the plans confirmed to The Hill that Biden intends to announce the ban, which was first reported by Bloomberg.

The White House said in updated guidance Tuesday morning that Biden will speak at 10:45 a.m. and will “announce actions to continue to hold Russia accountable for its unprovoked and unjustified war on Ukraine.”

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