Biden weighs direct action against Russian targets following cyberattacks
by Leandra Bernstein
Thursday, June 3rd 2021

President Joe Biden talks to employees at FEMA headquarters, Monday, May 24, 2021, in Washington. Biden will hold a summit with Vladimir Putin next month in Geneva, a face-to-face meeting between the two leaders that comes amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia in the first months of the Biden administration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Between the massive SolarWinds hack that targeted U.S. government agencies and the debilitating ransomware attack that shut down Colonial Pipeline last month, the targeting of the global meatpacking giant JBS, marked the third major cyberattack the administration has laid at the feet of the Russian government in less than two months.