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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Biden, Putin to hold new phone call amid Ukraine standoff

Biden, Putin to hold new phone call amid Ukraine standoff

This post was originally published on this site Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will speak by telephone Thursday amid high tension on Ukraine, setting the tone for US-Russia security talks next month, the two nations announced. It will be the second telephone call in less than a month between...

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Why Biden isn’t likely to find much political relief abroad in 2022

Why Biden isn’t likely to find much political relief abroad in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteJoe Biden hasn’t had a day in the White House free of intractable domestic challenges that threaten to doom his presidency. But his hopes of a 2022 rebound are complicated by equally treacherous tests abroad.

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Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

Biden will lay out in a call with Putin the U.S. response if Russia invades Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site In a scheduled video call Tuesday with the Russian president, Biden will outline economic sanctions and stepped-up support for NATO allies if Russia invades, a senior administration official says. (Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet with Russian foreign minister Wednesday

Secretary of State Antony Blinken to meet with Russian foreign minister Wednesday

This post was originally published on this siteUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday in Stockholm, according to a State Department official.

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Russia dismisses US concerns about buildup near Ukraine

Russia dismisses US concerns about buildup near Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteRussia on Monday dismissed the United States’ concerns about its military buildup near Ukraine, and instead alleged that Ukraine had aggressive intentions.Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday that concerns about a possible…

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