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Biden Claims North Korea Has Joined ‘Sanctions against Russia’

Biden Claims North Korea Has Joined ‘Sanctions against Russia’

Democrat President Joe Biden dropped another embarrassing gaffe today by claiming during a press conference that North Korea has joined the U.S. and NATO with "sanctions against Russia." While addressing the commencement and commissioning at the U.S. Naval Academy, Biden appeared to go off-script to discuss Russia's invasion of Ukraine.…
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Russia Shuts Down All Gas Exports to Finland

Russia Shuts Down All Gas Exports to Finland

Russia has shut down all gas exports to neighboring Finland after the Nordic country refused to pay for Russian gas supplies in roubles. The Russian government announced the cut-off on Saturday, just days after Finland announced it is applying to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). On Friday, the Russian…
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Sweden Officially Applies for NATO Membership

Sweden Officially Applies for NATO Membership

Sweden's government has announced that the Nordic country has formally made an application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson announced that Sweden is joining Finland in seeking NATO membership amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The move is a historic shift that comes after…
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Finland Announces Official Bid to Join NATO, Despite Threat from Russia

Finland Announces Official Bid to Join NATO, Despite Threat from Russia

Finland has just announced it will officially seek to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In a joint press conference on Sunday morning, Finland's President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin confirmed that the Nordic country intends to apply for NATO membership. The move comes despite threats from…
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Japan Bans Exports of High-Tech Goods to Russia

Japan Bans Exports of High-Tech Goods to Russia

Japan has announced it is banning all exports of cutting-edge goods to Russia as additional sanctions over the country's invasion of Ukraine. The ban on exports of 14 high-tech goods, including oil refining equipment, quantum computers, 3D printers, and electron microscopes to Russia will take effect starting May 20, according…
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