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Biden announces equipping Ukraine with U.S.-made tanks

Washington, U.S | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that his administration will provide Ukraine with 31 U.S.-made M1 Abrams tanks, which Russia has said will be its target if they were to be used in the ongoing conflict between Moscow and Kiev. “Today I’m announcing that the United …

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Russia imposes sanctions on top U.S. officials, including Biden, Blinken

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday announced sanctions on top U.S. officials, including U.S. President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Russia’s “stop list” also includes Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley, National Security Advisor …

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Pentagon chief orders U.S. airlines to assist Afghan evacuation

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered U.S. airlines to provide 18 aircrafts to support evacuation missions from Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Sunday. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said in a statement that Austin has ordered the Commander of U.S. Transportation Command “to activate Stage …

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