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Russia’s War on Ukraine’s Grain and Global Food Supply, in Five Myths

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER AUGUST 17, 2023 Russia’s disinformation myths cannot hide the hard truths that (1) sanctions did not apply to Russia’s grain, (2) Ukraine’s grain is critical to getting adequate food to low-income countries, (3) Russia cannot replace Ukraine’s grain supply, (4) the Kremlin is on track to destroy more grain than it has ... Read More»

Designating Individuals Involved in the Poisoning of Aleksey Navalny

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 17, 2023 Today, the United States is designating four Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) operatives, Alexey Alexandrovich Alexandrov, Konstantin Kudryavtsev, Ivan Vladimirovich Osipov, and Vladimir Alexandrovich Panyaev, pursuant to the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 for their involvement in the poisoning of Russian opposition ... Read More»

Biden is committed to NASA’s Artemis program for the moon and beyond

By ShareAmerica President Biden is committed to NASA’s multilateral mission to return to the moon and send astronauts to Mars. “Through the Artemis program, the United States is building the broadest and most diverse international human space exploration coalition in history,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in November 2022. The Artemis program aims to ... Read More»

Sanctioning Entities Connected to Russia-DPRK Arms Dealer

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 16, 2023 Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on three entities connected to a U.S.-sanctioned arms dealer who has attempted to facilitate arms deals between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Russian Federation for Russia’s use in its brutal war against Ukraine. Earlier this ... Read More»

United States Sanctions Russian Financial Elites and a Russian Business Association

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 11, 2023 Today, the United States is imposing sanctions on four prominent members of Russia’s financial elite who have served on the supervisory board of the Alfa Group Consortium, one of the largest financial and investment conglomerates in Russia. We are also imposing sanctions on the ... Read More»