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Ukraine welcomes arms offers, no word on Patriot missiles

Nov. 30, 2022 09:32 AM EST

BUCHAREST (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday condemned Russia’s weeks-long assault on Ukraine’s power grid and other infrastructure as an attempt to “freeze and starve” its people, with the war-torn country's foreign minister renewing a call for advanced missile...

Russia says nuclear talks with US delayed amid differences

Nov. 29, 2022 16:12 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow has postponed a round of nuclear arms control talks with the United States set for this week because of stark differences in approach and tensions over Ukraine, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the decision to...

NATO renews membership vow to Ukraine, pledges arms and aid

Nov. 29, 2022 15:45 PM EST

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO doubled down Tuesday on its commitment to one day include Ukraine, a pledge that some officials and analysts believe helped prompt Russia's invasion this year. The world’s largest security alliance also pledged to send more aid to Ukrainian forces locked in battle...

Russia, Cuba leaders meet in Moscow, honor rebel icon Castro

Nov. 22, 2022 12:29 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday met with his Cuban counterpart in Moscow, where the two unveiled a monument to Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro and hailed the “traditional friendship” between their sanctions-hit nations. A video published on...

Cesspool or civility? Elon Musk's Twitter at a crossroads

Nov. 06, 2022 15:49 PM EST

The discourse was never all that civil on Twitter. The loudest voices have often drowned out softer, more nuanced takes. After all, it's much easier to rage-tweet at a perceived enemy than to seek common ground, whether the argument is about transgender kids or baseball. In the...

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

Oct. 24, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine -- Ukraine’s president said Monday that Kyiv has been able to defend the independence of the country in the eight months of the war waged by Russia. In his nightly address, Volodymyr Zelenskyy marked the eight-month anniversary of the invasion and noted that the...

Russia's Iranian drones complicate Israel's balancing act

Oct. 19, 2022 08:41 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Iranian-made drones that Russia sent slamming into central Kyiv this week have complicated Israel's balancing act between Russia and the West. Israel has stayed largely on the sidelines since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last February so as not to damage its...

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Oct. 10, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. General Assembly started debating Monday whether to demand that Russia reverse course on annexing four regions of Ukraine. The discussion came as Moscow’s most extensive missile strikes in months alarmed much of the international community anew. The...

9 NATO members urge support for Ukraine after annexation

Oct. 02, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — The heads of nine European NATO members on Sunday issued a joint statement backing a path to membership for Ukraine in the U.S.-led security alliance, and calling on all 30 NATO nations to ramp up military aid for Kyiv. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a...

Putin illegally annexes Ukraine land; Kyiv seeks NATO entry

Sep. 30, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties Friday to illegally annex more occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his war. Ukraine's president countered with a surprise application to join the NATO military alliance. Putin’s land-grab and...