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Department of State: the United States intends to “as soon as possible” bring Russia to justice

The State Department and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence are now studying &# 171; hostile actions by Russia in all directions&# 187;

Joe Biden’s administration has been doing everything possible since day one to “hold the Russian regime accountable for its hostile actions on all fronts.” State Department spokesman Ned Price said at a press briefing on Tuesday.

Answering a question from a journalist who mentioned the toughening of the EU’s position towards Russia in connection with the verdict of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and massive human rights violations, Price said that the Biden administration was doing everything possible to bring Russia to justice “in all respects. “.

“Of course, in the early days of this administration, we witnessed brutal repressions against Russian citizens who took to the streets only to exercise the rights guaranteed to them by the Russian constitution,” said a State Department official..

Ned Price added that the Department of State and the Director of National Intelligence are currently “considering a range of hostile actions” by Moscow, taking into account “Russia’s egregious actions in the case (of Alexei Navalny) and its violation of human rights in a broader sense. “.

Based on the conclusions reached by the departments, appropriate measures will be taken against Russia “as soon as possible”, assured Ned Price.

“I would not like to name the time frame, but I think you clearly saw how we are taking a number of actions, coordinating our actions with allies and partners, which leaves no doubt…Department of State: US intends'as soon as possible' to bring Russia to justice in our position, “- said the representative of the State Department.

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