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Russian Forces Keep Up Pressue As Ukraine Anniversary Nears

Russian forces are keeping Ukrainian troops tied down with attacks in the eastern Donbas region as M...

February 7, 2023Associated Press
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Ukraine Wants To Store Europe’s Strategic Gas Reserves

Ukraine maintains 12 underground gas storage facilities with a total capacity of about 31 billion cu...

February 3, 2023Nolan Peterson
An M1A2 Abrams main battle tank crosses an improved ribbon bridge during a gap crossing as part of Remagen Ready at Fort Hood, Texas, Oct. 26, 2022. The US recently pledged to send main battle tanks to Ukraine; Russia quickly followed with a bounty to destroy them. US Army photo by Sgt. Kaden Pitt.
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Russian Businesses Offer Bounty for Destroyed Abrams Tanks

A group of Russian businesses have pledged a bounty of 10 million rubles, about $141,000, for any Russian soldier who destroys a US-made Abrams tank in Ukraine.

January 31, 2023Nolan Peterson
Piotr Cywinski, director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau museum, delivers a speech during a ceremony in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz during ceremonies marking the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the camp in Brzezinka, Poland, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023. AP photo by Michal Dyjuk.
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Auschwitz Museum Director Blasts Russia’s ‘Sick Megalomania’ in War Against Ukraine

Organizers at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum did not invite Russian officials to this ye...

January 31, 2023Nolan Peterson
A woman carries her child as they evacuate from a residential building which was hit by a Russian rocket at the city center of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. Russian shelling killed at least five people and wounded 13 others during the previous 24 hours, Ukrainian authorities said Monday as the Kremlin’s and Kyiv’s forces remained locked in combat in eastern Ukraine. AP photo by Andrii Marienko.
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5 Ukrainian Civilians Killed as Warring Sides Mull Next Move

The casualties included a woman who was killed and three others who were wounded by the Russian shelling of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city in the country’s northeast.

January 30, 2023Associated Press
FILE - Ukrainian soldiers on captured Russian tanks T-72 hold military training close to the Ukraine-Belarus border near Chernihiv, Ukraine, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. The West's move to send tanks to Ukraine was greeted enthusiastically from Kyiv, Berlin and Washington. But Moscow seemed to shrug. The Kremlin has warned the West that supplying tanks would be a dangerous escalation of the conflict and denounced the decision. AP photo by Aleksandr Shulman, File.
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Russia Responds to Ukraine’s ‘Tanksgiving’ With Missile and Drone Strikes

Hours after the US and Germany agreed to send battle tanks to Ukraine, Russia launched missile and drone strikes at targets across the country.

January 26, 2023Nolan Peterson
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The ‘Tallinn Pledge’ for Ukraine: NATO V2.0?

Representatives from nine NATO countries gathered in Estonia and pledged more military aid for Ukraine.

January 20, 2023Nolan Peterson
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Ukrainian Heavy Metal: US, Allies Agree To Send Strykers, APCs, and Yes Even Tanks

After the US approved the transfer of armored Bradleys in early January, European nations are now close to sending main battle tanks to Ukraine.

January 20, 2023Tom Wyatt
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Russia’s FSB Opens Espionage Case Against American

Russia's Federal Security Service said Thursday it has initiated an espionage case against a U.S. citizen, but did not name the person or specify whether they were in custody.

January 19, 2023Associated Press
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Russia Used S-400 Missiles in Strike Against Kyiv

Russia is using air defense missiles to hit ground targets in Ukraine.

January 18, 2023Nolan Peterson
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Ukraine Refutes Russian Mercenary Leader’s Claim of a Battlefield Win

Ukrainian military officials said their forces have not abandoned Soledar.

January 11, 2023Nolan Peterson
UKRAINE-RUSSIA CONFLICT
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Ukrainians Dismiss Putin’s Truce as a ‘Trick’ and Prepare for More Russian Strikes

January 5, 2023Nolan Peterson
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Putin Calls for 36-Hour Cease-Fire, While US Considers Bradley Fighting Vehicles for Ukraine

Ukrainian officials initially rejected Putin’s surprise move for a 36-hour truce, saying Russian forces “must leave the occupied territories.”

January 5, 2023Jenna Biter
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Russia Launches Another Massive Missile Strike Against Ukraine

Ukrainian air defenses downed all 16 of the cruise missiles Russia targeted against Kyiv.

December 29, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Zelenskyy Tells Biden: ‘No Compromises’ in Path to Peace

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine arrived in the US to rally support from both political parties as the US announced a $1.85 billion arms package.

Zelenskyy visits Bakhmut
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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy Visits Bakhmut, Front-Line Hot Spot

The battle for Bakhmut has become a bloody test of wills for both sides.

December 20, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Fallout Over Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens Key Nuclear Treaty

With New START set to expire in 2026, President Joe Biden said he wants to negotiate the pact’s extension.

December 13, 2022Nolan Peterson
Iran's Ali Khamenei receives China's Xi Jinping, China and Iran
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Protests in China and Iran Pose Problems for Russia’s Ukraine Invasion

Moscow’s limited options for military and economic lifelines may be narrowing even more as leaders face protests in China and Iran.

November 29, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Russian Missile Strikes Plunge Ukraine into Darkness

Civilian suffering has become a key Russian military objective.

November 23, 2022Nolan Peterson
NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Russia war crimes
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NATO Parliamentary Assembly Labels Russia a Terrorist Regime, Calls for War Crimes Tribunal

Multiple international bodies have recently condemned Russia for its war crimes in Ukraine.

November 21, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Russian Missiles Have Destroyed Half of Ukraine’s Power Grid

Russia’s missile and drone strikes have destroyed much of Ukraine’s power grid and created nationwide blackouts.

November 18, 2022Nolan Peterson
Russian missiles in Poland
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Wayward Missile Kills 2 in Poland, Warsaw Deliberates Its Response

This marks the first time since Moscow’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine that weapons have hit a NATO member.

November 15, 2022Nolan Peterson
Zelenskyy in Kherson
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Ukraine Liberated Kherson, but a Winter Lull in Combat Appears Unlikely

Enjoying advantages in supply and morale, Ukrainian forces will likely press their advantage regardless of the weather.

November 14, 2022Nolan Peterson
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US Sending Phoenix Ghost Drones, Recycled Russian Tanks to Ukraine in Latest Round of Arms

As part of a $400 million arms package, the US will pay to rehab 45 tanks owned by the Czech Republic for delivery to Ukraine. Other weapons include drones and and boats.

November 8, 2022Matt White
Darina birth in Kyiv
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Born Into War: A Ukrainian Family’s Birth and Survival Story

A Ukrainian couple living in Kyiv welcomed the birth of their daughter on Oct. 9. The next day a barrage of Russian missiles hit the city.

November 3, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Ukraine’s Air Defenses Rebuff Russian Missile and Drone Attack

Moscow surged its campaign of missile and drone strikes against Ukraine’s civilians and critical infrastructure through Russian missile and drone attacks.

October 19, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Russia Strikes Kyiv with Iranian-Made Kamikaze Drones

On Monday, Oct. 17, Russia fired 28 Iranian-made, Shahed-136 strike drones at Ukraine’s capital city.

October 17, 2022Nolan Peterson
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To Get Its Gas to Europe, Russia Still Relies on Ukrainian Pipelines

After more than seven months of full-scale warfare, Russian gas still flows through Ukrainian pipelines to Europe each day.

October 5, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Putin's Alternate Reality Speech Claims Illegal Seizure of Ukrainian Land

Putin’s speech denied the battlefield reality in Ukraine and pushed conspiracy theories about a Western cabal conspiring to “destroy” Russia.

September 30, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Russia Orders Stalin-Style ‘Blocking Units’ To Force Its Troops Forward, Kyiv Reports

Ukraine’s defense intelligence agency reported that Russian commanders had authorized blocking units to open fire on soldiers who abandoned their battlefield positions.

September 27, 2022Nolan Peterson
Dianov Ukrainian POWs
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Ukrainian POWs Return Home With Stories of Torture and Abuse

The smiles of freed Ukrainian POWs concealed many backstories of intense suffering.

September 23, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Putin’s Partial Mobilization Order Foreshadows Drawn-Out War in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the partial mobilization of reservists to raise 300,000 new troops for Russia’s failing war effort in Ukraine.

September 21, 2022Nolan Peterson
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Inside the Albanian Compound of an Exiled Iranian Opposition Group

Coffee or Die visits Ashraf 3, the home of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, or MEK, a resistance group banished from Iran for nearly 50 years.

September 20, 2022Hollie McKay
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Russian Soldiers May Be Stealing Boats To Flee Battle as US Sends More Weapons

Some Russian troops in the southeastern region of Kherson may be stealing civilian motorboats to cross the Dnipro River to escape battle.

September 16, 2022Jenna Biter
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Ukrainian Fighter Jets Now Carry US Missiles — Here’s How To Write a Message on One

For a $10,000 donation to Ukraine’s military, you can commission a Ukrainian pilot to write a personal message on an American-made AGM-88 missile.

September 16, 2022Nolan Peterson
Russian missiles strike dam and flood Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine
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Russian Missiles Strike Ukrainian Dam, Trigger Flood in Zelenskyy’s Hometown

A barrage of eight Russian cruise missiles struck a dam and caused a flood in central Ukraine.

September 15, 2022Nolan Peterson
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