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US boosts military aid to Ukraine as Russia tensions soar

Jan. 19, 2022 04:40 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Ukraine, the Biden administration said Wednesday it’s providing an additional $200 million in defensive military aid to the country amid soaring fears of a Russian invasion. A senior U.S. State Department...

US, allies pledge unity on Russia; to do what isn't as clear

Jan. 19, 2022 02:39 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has rallied European allies to pledge as one that they will take tough measures against Russia if it rolls troops into Ukraine. But when it comes to what exactly the United States and Europe are willing to do, the allies don't look as ringingly united. ...

Blinken to meet with senior Russian as Ukraine tensions soar

Jan. 18, 2022 20:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with his Russian counterpart in Switzerland this week as tensions between the U.S. and Russia escalate over a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, the State Department said Tuesday. The State Department said Blinken...

Russia moves more troops westward amid Ukraine tensions

Jan. 18, 2022 19:07 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is a sending an unspecified number of troops from the country’s far east to Belarus for major war games, officials said Tuesday, a deployment that will further beef up Russian military presence near Ukraine amid Western fears of a planned invasion. Amid the...

US official says Blinken will meet Russia's Lavrov this week in Geneva after visit to Kyiv as Ukraine tensions flare

Jan. 18, 2022 11:59 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says Blinken will meet Russia's Lavrov this week in Geneva after visit to Kyiv as Ukraine tensions flare.

Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats

Jan. 18, 2022 11:10 AM EST

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office. He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to assume the presidency. After the turbulence and chaos of his predecessor, Donald Trump, Biden was seen...

US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Ukraine this week as US-Russia tensions over possible invasion escalate

Jan. 18, 2022 07:05 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secretary of State Blinken to visit Ukraine this week as US-Russia tensions over possible invasion escalate.

Russia denies looking for pretext to invade Ukraine

Jan. 17, 2022 17:16 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top diplomat angrily rejected U.S. allegations that Moscow was preparing a pretext to invade Ukraine, as Russian troops that are amassed near the Ukraine border launched more drills Monday. The White House said Friday that U.S. intelligence officials had...

Ex-leader Poroshenko returns to Ukraine to face charges

Jan. 17, 2022 16:29 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday returned to Ukraine to face court on treason charges he believes are politically motivated. At the Kyiv airport, where he arrived on a flight from Warsaw on Monday morning, Poroshenko was greeted by several...

Leaders of Germany, Spain meet to align progressive agendas

Jan. 17, 2022 13:20 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met Monday in the Spanish capital to align their left-wing agendas and plan how to boost progressive policies in the 27-nation European Union. After taking over last month from Angela Merkel as...