Biden Discusses Russian Situation With Top US Allies

The Independent reports:

US President Joe Biden has been briefed and his administration is closely monitoring fast-moving developments in Russia as Vladimir Putin vowed “decisive actions” to suppress mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin and his armed rebellion.

The president and Vice President Kamala Harris were briefed by their national security team on Saturday morning, according to a White House statement.

Mr Biden also spoke with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, French president Emmanuel Macron, and German chancellor Olaf Scholz to discuss the situation and “affirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine,” according to a White House readout of the call.

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