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Biden To Speak With Putin Thursday Amid Growing Ukraine Tensions

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Biden To Speak With Putin Thursday Amid Growing Ukraine Tensions

Biden To Speak With Putin Thursday Amid Growing Ukraine Tensions

Biden To Speak , With Putin Thursday, Amid Growing Ukraine Tensions.

NBC News reports Biden will speak with Putin over the phone on Dec.

30 at the Russian president's request.

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The conversation will be held as 100,000 Russian troops sit at the Ukrainian border, stoking invasion fears.

The conversation will be held as 100,000 Russian troops sit at the Ukrainian border, stoking invasion fears.

Russia denies malicious intentions.

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The Biden Administration continues to engage in extensive diplomacy with our European Allies and partners, consulting and coordinating on a common approach in response to Russia’s military build-up on the border with Ukraine, Emily Horne, National Security Council spokesperson, via NBC News.

Ahead of the planned call, Secretary of State Antony Blinken had a conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Ahead of the planned call, Secretary of State Antony Blinken had a conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

[Blinken] reiterated the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity in the face of Russia’s military buildup on Ukraine’s borders, Ned Price, State Department spokesman, via statement.

Earlier this month, Biden told Putin there would be "severe consequences" if Russia attacked Ukraine


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China , Partially Eases , Shanghai Lockdown. On April 12, some of Shanghai's 25 million residents were allowed to leave their homes as the city eased a two-week-long shutdown. . ABC reports that about 6.6 million people will be allowed to leave their homes and that some markets and pharmacies would be allowed to reopen. . The abrupt shutdown on March 28 left many residents without access to food or medicine. . The abrupt shutdown on March 28 left many residents without access to food or medicine. . While the total case numbers in China remain relatively low, the government is enforcing a "zero-tolerance" strategy to isolate the infected. . Shanghai has reported over 200,000 cases, but the latest surge has led to zero deaths. Of the 24,659 new cases reported, , 23,387 were found to be non-symptomatic. According to ABC, anyone who tests positive for COVID has been forced into quarantine and held at facilities criticized for being crowded and unsanitary. . Last week, the U.S. State Department advised Americans not to travel to China due to the shutdowns, citing a risk of "parents and children being separated.". On April 12, the State Department ordered, all "non-emergency U.S. government employees" to withdraw due to, "changing circumstances on the ground.". On April 12, the State Department ordered, all "non-emergency U.S. government employees" to withdraw due to, "changing circumstances on the ground.". In response, China's foreign ministry defended the shutdown as "scientific and effective" and accused the U.S. of politicizing its withdrawal. In response, China's foreign ministry defended the shutdown as "scientific and effective" and accused the U.S. of politicizing its withdrawal. The United States should immediately stop attacking China’s epidemic prevention policy, stop political manipulation with the epidemic issue and stop smearing and discrediting China, Zhao Lijian, Spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry, via ABC . The United States should immediately stop attacking China’s epidemic prevention policy, stop political manipulation with the epidemic issue and stop smearing and discrediting China, Zhao Lijian, Spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry, via ABC

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US State Department Launches New Cybersecurity Bureau [Video]

US State Department Launches New Cybersecurity Bureau

US State Department Launches , New Cybersecurity Bureau. CNET reports that on April 4, the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) was launched as an attempt to incorporate digital security into U.S. foreign policy. CNET reports that on April 4, the Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) was launched as an attempt to incorporate digital security into U.S. foreign policy. The CDP bureau will address the national security challenges, economic opportunities, and implications for U.S. values associated with cyberspace, digital technologies, and digital policy, Blog post, via State Department website. Via a blog post on April 4, the State Department said three policy units are included in the new office:. International Cyberspace Security, International Information and Communications Policy, and Digital Freedom. The move comes at a time when outside forces, such as Russia and China, are seen as cyberwarfare threats. The move comes at a time when outside forces, such as Russia and China, are seen as cyberwarfare threats. CNET reports that Russia's war in Ukraine could prompt cyberattacks on electrical grids, communications and banks. Back in July, the Biden administration blamed China for hacking Microsoft Exchange email server software, ultimately "compromis[ing] tens of thousands of computers and networks worldwide.". Back in July, the Biden administration blamed China for hacking Microsoft Exchange email server software, ultimately "compromis[ing] tens of thousands of computers and networks worldwide.". CNET reports that some companies with Russian or Chinese ties have also been banned from doing business in America due to cybersecurity concerns. Jennifer Bachus will serve as principal deputy assistant secretary for the CDP until President Biden and the Senate find a more permanent replacement. Jennifer Bachus will serve as principal deputy assistant secretary for the CDP until President Biden and the Senate find a more permanent replacement

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US eases Covid-19 travel rating for India from high-risk level to low | Oneindia News [Video]

US eases Covid-19 travel rating for India from high-risk level to low | Oneindia News

On Monday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and State Department eased government Covid-19 travel ratings for India and some other countries. #India #US #CDC

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