US imposes first sanctions on Russia

By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:31pm, first published February 22 2022 - 8:00pm
"Russia will pay an even steeper price if it continues its aggression," US President Joe Biden says.

President Joe Biden says the United States is imposing a first tranche of sanctions against Russia for "the beginning of a Russian invasion of Ukraine" and promised that more would come if Moscow goes further into the country.

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