- US President Joe Biden speaks to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over phone and conveyed his intention to strengthen the "special relationship".
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- US condemns Russia's use of harsh tactics against protesters, journalists demanding the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
- US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke to his counterparts from Japan, Britain, and South Korea.
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