Biden announces US ban on Russian vodka, diamonds, seafood

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US President Joe Biden announced a ban Friday on Russian seafood, vodka and diamonds, as Washington tightened sanctions against the Kremlin over its invasion of Ukraine.

The ban targets goods from “several signature sectors of the Russian economy,” Biden said in a speech at the White House.


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