Biden’s European trip will be heavy on displays of Western unity, but could be light on actions to stop Putin’s Ukraine war

Since the prospect of the NATO summit leaders was first broached roughly two weeks ago, American and European announcement officials have been discussing potential announcements for leaders to make at the conclusion of the gathering, according to several people familiar with the plans. That could include new rounds of sanctions on Russian oligarchs, additional measures … Read more

Biden’s European trip will be heavy on displays of Western unity, but could be light on actions to stop Putin’s Ukraine war

Since the prospect of the NATO summit leaders was first broached roughly two weeks ago, American and European announcement officials have been discussing potential announcements for leaders to make at the conclusion of the gathering, according to several people familiar with the plans. That could include new rounds of sanctions on Russian oligarchs, additional measures … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Prosecutor General Office says 115 children have now died in the war Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Office tweeted Sunday saying 115 children have now died since the invasion began on Feb. 24. —Matt Clinch Ukraine’s deputy PM announces humanitarian corridors Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said seven humanitarian corridors had been agreed for Sunday. One … Read more

Biden’s strategy with Putin is decades in the making

to a dozen interviews with White House officials, members of Congress and others involved in the effort, Biden has deliberately worked with allies abroad to deny the Russian leader the one-on-one, Washington vs. Moscow dynamic that the President and his aides think Putin wants. Publicly and privately talking about the war as a fight for … Read more

Biden’s strategy with Putin is decades in the making

to a dozen interviews with White House officials, members of Congress and others involved in the effort, Biden has deliberately worked with allies abroad to deny the Russian leader the one-on-one, Washington vs. Moscow dynamic that the President and his aides think Putin wants. Publicly and privately talking about the war as a fight for … Read more

Ukraine has requested military aid. Here’s how allies are providing assistance

The US and other NATO member nations have fulfilled a number of Zelensky’s requests, while stopping short of certain measures they say could risk an escalation in the war. The military aid provided to Ukraine so far includes weapons that range from portable drones to complex, long-range missile systems. Switchblade drones. Small, portable, so-called kamikaze … Read more

Ukraine has requested military aid. Here’s how allies are providing assistance

The US and other NATO member nations have fulfilled a number of Zelensky’s requests, while stopping short of certain measures they say could risk an escalation in the war. The military aid provided to Ukraine so far includes weapons that range from portable drones to complex, long-range missile systems. Switchblade drones. Small, portable, so-called kamikaze … Read more

Russia backs down on demands in Iran nuclear deal talks, making revival of 2015 patch imminent

A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. ATTA KENARE | AFP via Getty Images Russia has walked back its threat to torpedo the revival of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal over … Read more

Hackers, nurses and Arnold: Inside the struggle to get information on the Ukraine war to Russians

The State Department created an account on Telegram, a messaging app popular with Russians, four days into the war in Ukraine as it became clear that Washington was missing an opportunity to interact with Russians, a senior department official told CNN. A series of posts on the account in Russian have amplified President Joe Biden’s … Read more

Russia backs down on demands in Iran nuclear deal talks, making revival of 2015 patch imminent

A picture taken on November 10, 2019, shows an Iranian flag in Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant, during an official ceremony to kick-start works on a second reactor at the facility. ATTA KENARE | AFP via Getty Images Russia has walked back its threat to torpedo the revival of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal over … Read more