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Indian-American advisor leads Biden admin in executing Russia sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed decrees to recognise Ukraine's regions of "Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics" as "independent", escalating the tension in the region

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Indian-American economic advisor Daleep Singh. Photo: Twitter

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Indian-American economic advisor Daleep Singh is leading the efforts of the Biden administration to impose punitive sanctions on Russia over its actions against Ukraine.
 
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed decrees to recognise Ukraine's regions of “Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics” as “independent”, escalating the tension in the region and increasing fears of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. He also ordered Russian troops into eastern Ukraine in what the Kremlin called a "peacekeeping" mission in the Moscow-backed regions.
 
Singh, who is Deputy National Security Advisor for international economics and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, made his second appearance

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 9:21 AM IST

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