President Biden is set to have a call with U-S allies later this morning (11:15 am). The White House says Biden and allies will discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and their coordinated response. At the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, U-S Senator Tina Smith surmised…

“I think that Putin is in a very bad position here, he can either back down or he can commence this invasion which would mean sustaining terrible losses to Russia, including devastating economic sanctions, that is thanks to the United States, in uniting NATO.”

This morning’s call will come shortly after Russian and Ukrainian officials are set to meet at the country’s border with Belarus in the hopes of coming to an agreement for peace.