US reopens embassy in Kyiv

US reopens embassy in Kyiv

This post was originally published on this siteUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Wednesday that the US has reopened its embassy in Kyiv after it closed three months ago ahead of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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What Rand Paul’s Russia exchange with Antony Blinken was really about

What Rand Paul’s Russia exchange with Antony Blinken was really about

This post was originally published on this siteSome wagered this was about Paul justifying Russia’s invasion. But context is important.

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Rand Paul says U.S. backing Ukraine in NATO played role in Russia’s invasion

Rand Paul says U.S. backing Ukraine in NATO played role in Russia’s invasion

This post was originally published on this siteThe remarks — criticized as an echo of Russian talking points — came during a clash with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who affirmed Kyiv’s right to choose a future independent of Moscow.

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US sending diplomats back to Ukraine, looking to reopen embassy

US sending diplomats back to Ukraine, looking to reopen embassy

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration intends to return its diplomats to Ukraine in the coming days with the goal of reopening its embassy in Kyiv over the next few weeks. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin visited Kyiv over the weekend,...

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US officials promise Zelenskyy more military aid in Kyiv meeting: Live Ukraine updates

US officials promise Zelenskyy more military aid in Kyiv meeting: Live Ukraine updates

This post was originally published on this siteAntony Blinken and Lloyd Austin promised more aid in a secretive meeting with Ukrainian President Zelenskyy in Kyiv: Live updates     

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No short-term end in sight in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western officials say

No short-term end in sight in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western officials say

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken told European allies that the United States believes the Russian war in Ukraine could last through the end of 2022, two European officials told CNN, as US and European officials have increasingly assessed that there is no short-term...

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Blinken joins rare Israel-Arab summit as Iran deal looms

Blinken joins rare Israel-Arab summit as Iran deal looms

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken will join a summit with Israel and Arab nation to reassure allies over the Iran nuclear deal and garner support for Ukraine.

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US formally declares Russian military has committed war crimes in Ukraine

US formally declares Russian military has committed war crimes in Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe US government has formally declared that members of the Russian armed forces have committed war crimes in Ukraine, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement Wednesday.

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Blinken: NATO looking at more permanent troop deployments in Baltic region

Blinken: NATO looking at more permanent troop deployments in Baltic region

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said NATO is looking at more permanent troop deployments in the Baltic region as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine.Asked if the U.S. will send troops to the Baltic region permanently to protect NATO…

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