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Standard and Poor has downgraded Russia’s credit rating, indicating that the country may soon be unable to pay its foreign debt . The Swiss have frozen $8 billion in Russian assets to punish the invasion of Ukraine. New United States sanctions against Russia include Putin’s adult children . The sanctions come following accusations of war crimes. As Russians retreat from Ukrainian cities, more and more innocent civilians are being found dead . The first round of accusations were made by the European Union, which claimed that Russian troops killed 300 civilians in Ukrainian town of Bucha. As a result, the United States is considering further sanctions against Russia . Biden has condemned Putin in harsh, personal terms, saying, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.” He emphasized, however, that he is not condemning the Russian people . The Kremlin lashed back, saying Biden has no authority to decide who is in power in Russia . The United States has formally declared that the Russian military has committed war crimes in the Ukraine . The UK says there is strong evidence that Putin is responsible for war crimes in Ukraine . The United States Senate has condemned Vladimir Putin as a war criminal . NATO has brought together 30,000 troops and 50 warships in Norway amid the rising tensions in the region. Congress has approve a massive aid package of $13.6 billion for Ukraine . The UK and the United States are both banning imports of Russian oil. […]