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Ukraine war not discussed in Reed prisoner swap with Russia, US officials say

Officials told the inside story of the high-stakes, secret talks. → Read More

Timeline of Trevor Reed's detention in Russia and release

Trevor Reed, a former Marine from Texas who had been held in Russia since 2019, has been released as part of an international prisoner exchange, according to officials. → Read More

Inside Blinken and Austin's risky, secret visit to Ukraine

The trip was shrouded in secrecy - until Ukraine's Zelenskyy announced it. → Read More

Russia's latest sanctions target US power players including Kamala Harris and Mark Zuckerberg

Russia on Thursday barred entry to 29 more Americans including Vice President Kamala Harris, ABC News Anchor George Stephanopolous and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. → Read More

Biden announces new $800M aid package to Ukraine as Russia presses offensive

The Biden White House is sending an additional $800 million package of military assistance to Ukraine as Russian forces press on Mariupol in an eastern offensive. → Read More

Russian forces executed civilians in Ukraine, Amnesty International says

Russian forces have executed civilians in Ukraine in apparent war crimes, Amnesty International said Thursday. → Read More

Zelenskyy challenges UN to punish Russia or 'simply close' its doors: ANALYSIS

His passionate speech was an indictment of the U.N. system itself. → Read More

Germany shuts down world's largest illegal marketplace on darknet with US help

German authorities took down the world’s largest illegal marketplace on the darknet with the help of U.S. law enforcement agencies, they said. Hydra Market was a Russian-language marketplace that had operated via the Tor network since at least 2015 and was known for extensive drug trafficking, according to German authorities. The market's 17 million known customers were also known to buy and… → Read More

Biden calls Russia's killing of Ukrainian civilians a war crime but not genocide

Ukraine's President Zelenskyy has called the killing of civilians genocide, but the U.S. won't. → Read More

After year of diplomacy, Biden administration confronts difficult realities of Yemen’s war

Biden pledged to end the war in Yemen, but diplomatic efforts appear to be falling short. → Read More

US still skeptical of peace talks as Russia claims to pull back from Kyiv

The U.S. is still skeptical that Russia is engaging genuinely in negotiations with Ukraine to end its month-long war against its neighbor. → Read More

US formally accuses Russian forces of committing war crimes in Ukraine

Secretary of State Blinken announced the State Department finding. → Read More

Biden admin considering ways to fast-track bringing Ukrainian refugees to US

So far, the White House has argued most refugees want to stay in the region. → Read More

Echoing Biden, Blinken says he believes Russia committing 'war crimes' in Ukraine

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday he "personally" agrees that President Joe Biden that war cimes have been committed in Ukraine. → Read More

Message to Moscow: Biden boosts military aid to Ukraine in public display: ANALYSIS

Just weeks ago, the U.S. had refused to detail what weapons it was providing. → Read More

Russia escalates false chemical weapons claims about US, Ukraine by bringing them to UN

Russia's comments sparked fear it may use the banned weapons against Ukraine. → Read More

Pentagon again rejects Poland's plan to make US provide Ukraine fighter jets

The Pentagon said it would risk a "significant Russian reaction." → Read More

Ukraine pleads for Western warplanes. Will the US help deliver?

Biden "can do more, I'm sure he can, and I would like to believe that, that he's capable of doing that," Zelenskyy told ABC News. → Read More

Blinken invokes Putin's dead brother in accusing Russia of 'starving' Ukraine's cities

The top U.S. diplomat compared Russia's siege to Nazi Germany's. → Read More

Amid war in Ukraine, US Marine detained by Russia faces urgent health needs

Trevor Reed's lawyer said he is coughing up blood several times a day. → Read More