The U.S. economy seems to be holding up

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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

U.S. to impose large-scale sanctions against Russia to mark second anniversary of the war U.S. Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told Reuters on Thursday that the U.S. would impose sanctions on over 500 targets on Friday to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Adeyemo said the sanctions would be taken in partnership … Read more

White House plans to sanction 500 targets over Navalny death

By Sam Fossum, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak | CNN The Biden administration will impose a fresh slate of sanctions on more than 500 targets on Friday in response to the death of opposition figure Alexey Navalny and on the eve of Russia’s two-year war in Ukraine, according to a Treasury official. The sanctions mark … Read more

Russia marks two years of war in Ukraine, looking confident amid gains

A Ukrainian soldier in a shelter at his fighting position in the direction of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, 20 February 2024. Anadolu | Anadolu | Getty Images When Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago, the stout resistance mounted by the country’s armed forces and overwhelming Western support for Kyiv — along with some obvious military … Read more

How House GOP pushed now-debunked Biden claim

By Daniel Dale | CNN Now that a former FBI informant’s claim about President Joe Biden having supposedly received a bribe from a Ukrainian businessman has been debunked, with ex-informant Alexander Smirnov facing federal charges for lying to the FBI, House Republicans are playing down the importance of the bribery tale to their effort to impeach … Read more

The U.S. economy is humming along

This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you see? You can subscribe here. What you need to know today  Wall Street surgesThe S&P 500 soared to new highs on Thursday … Read more

2 years since war began, how Ukrainians are building a home in Canada – National

Peter Schturyn counts himself lucky that family and friends in Ukraine are far from the worst of the fighting since Russia’s invasion of the country. But he says that’s not the case for many of the Ukrainians who’ve come to Canada since then. Saturday marks two years since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military invaded the … Read more

Russia signals it could try to seize Kyiv again at some point

Russian President Vladimir Putin and then-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow, Russia, February 23, 2018. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images News | Getty Images A senior Russian official has signaled that Russian forces could make another attempt to capture Kyiv, after a failed attempt to seize the Ukrainian capital early in the war. Deputy chairman … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Biden calls Putin a ‘crazy SOB’ during San Francisco fundraiser U.S. President Joe Biden stops to talk to journalists about new Russian sanctions as he departs the White House on February 20, 2024 in Washington, DC.  Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “crazy … Read more

Worries over rate cuts persist

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during morning trading on July 06, 2023 in New York City.  Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no … Read more