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White House: US offensive cyber operations do not contradict Biden’s policy of no direct engagement with Russia

The White House is, once again, justifying President Joe Biden's statements after reports of US cyber attacks against Russia have emerged. According to administration officials, this offensive against Russia does not violate Biden's policy of not directly engaging with the country.

Biden: US ‘will not be directly engaged’ in Russia-Ukraine

President Joe Biden is walking back claims that he wants to see Vladimir Putin removed from office, despite previously stating the Russian leader "could not remain in power." In a New York Times editorial Tuesday, Biden said the US does not seek a war between NATO and Russia. Additionally, he said the US will not push for Putin's ouster.

Sen. Graham, Sen. Blumenthal unveil resolution forcing DOS to designate Russia as state sponsor of terrorism

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are taking aim at Russia in a new Senate resolution. On Capitol Hill Tuesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called on Secretary of State Antony Blinken to designate the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Biden requests $33B from Congress in Ukraine aid

President Joe Biden said he's sending Congress a request for more security and humanitarian funding for Ukraine. During a press conference at the White House Thursday, Biden said in total he's asking for an additional $33 billion for the war-torn country as the conflict continues for more than two months.

Defense Secy. Austin: Nations around the world stand united in supporting Ukraine

According to US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Russia's invasion and atrocities in Ukraine are "indefensible." He made the comments Tuesday as the US hosted 40 countries for defense talks at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

Pentagon: Russia preparing for push in Donbas region

The Pentagon warned Russia is likely gearing up to strengthen its assault on the Donbas region of Ukraine. Department of Defense spokesperson John Kirby said during a press conference on Monday, U.S. Intelligence has found Russia is trying to re-supply its troops to prepare for a push in Eastern Ukraine.

White House NSA Sullivan echoes admin. claims of Russian war crimes

White House National Security advisor Jake Sullivan seemed to poke the bear as the Biden administration wrestles with how to dissipate Russian forces from Ukraine. On several corporate news networks Sunday, Sullivan echoed Joe Biden's claims that Russia's attacks on civilians are "war crimes."