President Biden warned his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin of “swift and serious costs” if Russia moves from Ukraine in a telephone connect with Saturday, as the U.S. purchased most embassy employees out of the state and Moscow also began withdrawing its diplomatic presence there.

“President Biden was obvious that, if Russia undertakes a additional invasion of Ukraine, the United States with each other with our allies and partners will respond decisively and impose swift and intense fees on Russia,” the White Household explained after the two leaders’ hourlong get in touch with.