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Biden extends ‘national emergency’ due to ‘extraordinary threat’ Russia’s actions against Ukraine pose to US

March 1, 2023

Via: Fox News

President Biden on Wednesday issued a continuation of a previous executive order that declared a “national emergency” in the U.S. related to the yearlong conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Executive Order 13660 was initially signed by former President Barack Obama in 2014 after Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, but it was expanded over the years with additional executive orders as the conflict between the two states intensified and culminated in the invasion launched by Russia last year.

The orders include certain sanctions related to Russia’s actions in Ukraine with respect to U.S. interests.

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