Russia accuses West of planning Ukraine ‘provocations’

Russia accuses West of planning Ukraine ‘provocations’

This post was originally published on this siteRussia accused the West of staging “provocations” in Ukraine amid new alarms over the impending threat of a Russian attack.Maria Zakharova, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, said that the recent fears expressed by officials from…

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US providing Ukraine with additional $200M in military aid amid tensions with Russia

US providing Ukraine with additional $200M in military aid amid tensions with Russia

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration has reportedly approved an additional $200 million in defensive security assistance to Ukraine amid its tensions with Russia, which the U.S. says could attack its former territory on “very short notice.”The aid was…

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Blinken launches fresh diplomatic push in Ukraine as fears of Russian invasion mount

Blinken launches fresh diplomatic push in Ukraine as fears of Russian invasion mount

This post was originally published on this siteFearing a Russian invasion of Ukraine could be imminent, the United States launched a fresh effort to resolve the standoff on Wednesday.

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Blinken stresses ‘unshakable’ US commitment to Ukraine in call with Russian counterpart

Blinken stresses ‘unshakable’ US commitment to Ukraine in call with Russian counterpart

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday in what a State Department spokesperson said was an effort to de-escalate the heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine.In a statement…

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US calls on North Korea to halt ‘unlawful and destabilizing’ missile launches

US calls on North Korea to halt ‘unlawful and destabilizing’ missile launches

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. envoy focused on North Korea called at least two ballistic missile launches by North Korea Monday “unlawful and destabilizing activities” and pushed for the nuclear-armed nation to engage in dialogue. Sung Kim, the U.S….

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Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support

Senators to meet with Ukraine president to reaffirm US support

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of senators is traveling to Ukraine this week to meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other Ukrainian officials amid escalating tensions between Kyiv and Moscow.Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Chris…

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U.S. announces fresh $308 million in aid for struggling Afghans

U.S. announces fresh $308 million in aid for struggling Afghans

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States announced Tuesday that it was giving more than $308 million in humanitarian aid to the Afghan people,.

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US and Russia hold crunch talks over Ukraine border crisis

US and Russia hold crunch talks over Ukraine border crisis

This post was originally published on this siteAmerican and Russian officials were holding high-stakes talks Monday about the build-up of troops near Ukraine’s border, as fears mount over a possible Russian invasion.

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Blinken calls for ‘peaceful’ resolution to crisis in Kazakhstan

Blinken calls for ‘peaceful’ resolution to crisis in Kazakhstan

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Kazakhstan’s top diplomat on Thursday and called for a “peaceful, rights-respecting resolution” to deadly and violent protests in the country while also raising concern…

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US condemns ‘unjust’ media arrests in Hong Kong

US condemns ‘unjust’ media arrests in Hong Kong

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is calling on the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong authorities to release journalists and media executives arrested in recent days, claiming that their charges of sedition are unjust.Secretary of State Antony Blinken…

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