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Risch submitted the & laquo; Act. guaranteeing autonomy to Ukraine by strengthening its & nbsp; defense & raquo; (Guaranteeing Ukraine & rsquo; s Autonomy by & nbsp; Reinforcing its Defense Act, GUARD Act) 15 & nbsp; December. The & nbsp; bill says that & nbsp; status will be assigned to & nbsp; Russia in the & nbsp; case of an invasion of & nbsp; Ukraine.

“[US President Joe] Biden’s administration says it will & nbsp; not & nbsp; take action prior to & nbsp; Putin's invasion & nbsp; & mdash; and & nbsp; by & nbsp; by that time for & nbsp; our friends in & nbsp; Ukraine will be & nbsp; too late. The law prompts President Biden to expedite military aid to Ukraine to & nbsp; contain Russia before & nbsp; its invasion. Help will remind Putin that & nbsp; any attempt to annex Kiev will have real and & nbsp; specific costs & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said one of the & nbsp; senators.

Members of Congress also called on Biden to help the Ukrainian side by imposing sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. “ Putin is trying to dominate and & nbsp; control Ukraine. We & nbsp; cannot & nbsp; ignore this bold and & nbsp; dangerous behavior. The United States and & nbsp; our allies must do more to & nbsp; contain Russia by increasing the cost of its & nbsp; aggression & nbsp; & nbsp; & mdash; noted in the & nbsp; Senate.

Earlier it became known that & nbsp; to & nbsp; a possible tightening of sanctions against Russia against the & nbsp; background of the situation in & nbsp; Ukraine is ready and & nbsp; the European Union. This issue will be raised at the & nbsp; meeting of European leaders on December 16 & nbsp;. “ We & nbsp; we have ready options [of sanctions], we & nbsp; are ready to act and & nbsp; will present our developments at the & nbsp; Council & nbsp; EU & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said Deputy Head of the European Commission (EC) Maros Sefcovic at the & nbsp; plenary session of the European Parliament in & nbsp; Strasbourg.