A look at what war in Ukraine means for the U.S.
As the war unfolds in Ukraine, there are constant changes in the status of Russia, Ukraine, and all other countries involved in the war. Because of this, it is hard to concretely say what is currently being done by each location.
The U.S. was able to make quick and decisive actions when Russia invaded Ukraine, which contributed to the powerful resistance many in the international community have led against Russia’s actions.
The consensus is that the most influential thing the U.S has done thus far in regards to the conflict is impose harsh sanctions on Russia. The whole of the European Union has imposed sanctions on Russia, and the U.S. sanctions are in tandem with those from other countries.
For the first time, the U.S has directly sanctioned Russian banks. This sanction is freezing all of the U.S. assets that are in these banks which ultimately will restrict the access Moscow has…