The State Department responded to a letter by two GOP congressmen who called on Joe Biden to do more to secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner. The letter, written by Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) and Rep. Burgess Owens (R-Utah), was sent to the President in March.
The White House raced to clarify President Joe Biden’s apparent calls for a “regime change” in Russia after facing massive backlash sparked by his ad-libbed statements in Poland.
Volodymyr Zelesnky is determined Ukrainian forces will triumph over Russian soldiers. In a video statement on Sunday, the Ukrainian president said Russian missiles and aerial bombs hit the country from sunrise to sunset.
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) anticipates a deep recession in Russia as the nation’s economy continues its downward spiral. In an interview on Sunday, Kristalina Georgieva said the impact of sanctions have been quite severe for the Russian economy and the ruble has significantly depreciated.