Russia recalls envoy after Biden says ‘killer’ Putin will ‘pay the price’

Russia called its US ambassador back to Moscow for consultations on Wednesday after Joe Biden described Vladimir Putin as a “killer” who would “pay a price” for election meddling, prompting the first major diplomatic crisis for the new American president. Biden was asked about a US intelligence report that the Russian leader tried to harm his candidacy in the November 2020 election. “He will pay a price,” Biden said.
Russia called its US ambassador back to Moscow for consultations on Wednesday after Joe Biden described Vladimir Putin as a “killer” who would “pay a price” for election meddling, prompting the first major diplomatic crisis for the new American president. Biden was asked about a US intelligence report that the Russian leader tried to harm his candidacy in the November 2020 election. “He will pay a price,” Biden said.

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