Biden Expected to Sanction Russian Oil Imports in Effort to Punish Putin - US Gas Prices Soaring

Posted on AllSides March 8th, 2022
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President Biden is reportedly taking steps today to ban Russian oil imports in a move that's designed to punish Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine. 

Multiple news outlets have reported the possible oil ban which Biden is expected to announce today at 10:45 a.m. in a speech about new U.S. penalties against Putin. 

Russia gets much of its income from oil and gas exports, and the price of oil has soared in the past two years since Biden took over the White House and began blocking domestic oil efforts...

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