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Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine’s Odesa region

POKROVSK, Ukraine — Russian missile attacks on residential areas killed at least 21 people early Friday near the Ukrainian port of Odesa, authorities reported, a day after the withdrawal of Moscow’s forces from an island in the Black Sea seemed to ease the threat to the city. Video […]

Biden sending more weapons to Ukraine as NATO prepares for long fight

Summary Britain, France pledge to send more weapons Putin warns of reprisals over Finland, Sweden Spain’s wants focus on southern flank MADRID, June 30 – President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States will provide another $800 million in weapons and military aid to Ukraine, hailing the […]

US to boost military presence in Europe for Russia threat

MADRID — President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the U.S. will significantly increase its military presence in Europe for the long haul, including by establishing its first permanent presence in Poland, to bolster regional security after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the opening of […]

Shopping mall attack sows fear far from Ukraine’s frontlines

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine, June 28 – Already displaced from the frontline region of Kharkiv that has been partially occupied since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, Alia Skrypka, 35, believed that Kremenchuk, more than 170 km from the nearest fighting, was safe. But after a missile strike on a shopping […]

G-7 leaders united behind Ukraine, aim at Kremlin oil money

ELMAU, Germany — Leaders of the world’s biggest developed economies said Tuesday they would explore far-reaching steps to cap Russia’s income from oil sales that are financing its invasion of Ukraine and struck a united stance to support Kyiv for “as long as it takes” as the war […]

Zelenskyy tells G-7 summit Ukraine forces face urgent moment

ELMAU, Germany — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday underscored the urgency of helping his country’s military improve its position against Russia in a video meeting with leading economic powers, who in turn pledged to support Ukraine “for as long as it takes.” Zelenskyy addressed the delicacy of […]

‘We have to stay together’: Biden on alliance behind Ukraine

ELMAU, Germany — President Joe Biden on Sunday praised the continued unity of the global alliance confronting Russia, as he and other heads of the Group of Seven leading economies strategized on sustaining the pressure in their effort to isolate Moscow over its months-long invasion of Ukraine. Biden […]

Taliban calls for release of frozen funds after deadly earthquake

Summary Earthquake killed more than 1,000 people Sanctions, frozen central bank assets stem funding flow Taliban spokesman says relief effort should be priority KABUL, June 25 – Afghanistan’s Taliban administration on Saturday called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on central bank assets […]

Putin promises Belarus Iskander-M missiles to counter “aggressive” West

Summary This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, June 25 – Russia will supply Belarus with Iskander-M missile systems within a few months, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a televised meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on […]

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the four-month-old war shows no sign of abating and its aftershocks to global food and energy supplies are deepening. Biden first joins a meeting of […]

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