March 18, 2021

Hostility rises between Biden, Putin

Source: The Hill

Journalists: Morgan Chalfant, Laura Kelly

President Biden is not holding back in confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling him a killer and promising tough action against a range of attacks by the Kremlin on the U.S.

Biden is warning of plans to retaliate against Russia in response to the intelligence community’s conclusion that Putin authorized an influence operation aimed at undermining Biden’s candidacy in the 2020 election.

The administration has strived to forcefully call Russia out for bad behavior from the highest levels of government, a break with former President Trump, who regularly spoke warmly of Putin and cast doubt on Russia’s culpability in election interference and other malign actions.

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  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor

    Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Andrea Kendall-Taylor is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS. She works on national security challenges facing the United States and Eur...