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A US-backed group delivers life-saving medication to the Ukrainians during war
A US-backed group delivers life-saving medication to the Ukrainians during war

A U.S.-funded organization that continues to operate despite the Russian invasion is providing lifesaving medication for thousands of people in Ukraine. 

Back-to-back rocket strikes hit Ukraine's Lviv, Ukraine, close to Poland
Back-to-back rocket strikes hit Ukraine's Lviv, Ukraine, close to Poland

While President Joe Biden visited the capital of Poland (which is only 45 miles away), several rockets were fired at Lviv, Ukraine's western city.

The key moments of Russia's one-month-old war against Ukraine
The key moments of Russia's one-month-old war against Ukraine
Ukraine claims Russia is forcing civilians to Russia
Ukraine claims Russia is forcing civilians to Russia
"No mercy": Mariupol bombing is compared to Nazi war crimes
"No mercy": Mariupol bombing is compared to Nazi war crimes
Russian advances are thwarted in Ukraine; the fight for Mariupol continues
Russian advances are thwarted in Ukraine; the fight for Mariupol continues

Ukrainian forces held off Russian attempts to occupy Mariupol. They claimed to have retaken Kyiv's strategic suburb on Tuesday.

Why Russia's war on Ukraine with tanks has stalled
Why Russia's war on Ukraine with tanks has stalled

General Frank McKenzie was shocked by the stalled, sputtering spectacle that the Russian military is creating in Ukraine.

Russians move deeper into Mariupol port city as locals appeal for help: "Children and elderly people are dying"
Russians move deeper into Mariupol port city as locals appeal for help: "Children and elderly people are dying"
4 Marines die in NATO drill in Norway
4 Marines die in NATO drill in Norway
Russia insists on reducing the goals in Ukraine, despite being denied an easy win
Russia insists on reducing the goals in Ukraine, despite being denied an easy win
Minister: It will take many years to clear Ukraine's live ordnance.
Minister: It will take many years to clear Ukraine's live ordnance.

Denys Monastyrsky, Ukrainian Interior Minister, says it will take many years to neutralize the unexploded ordnance after Russia's invasion is over.

Ukraine's leader warns Russia that war could cost Russia generations
Ukraine's leader warns Russia that war could cost Russia generations

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the Ukrainian president, stated that Russian forces have been blocking his country's biggest cities in order to force the population into submission.

The U.S. is a little closer to Ukraine -- at least for now
The U.S. is a little closer to Ukraine -- at least for now
Full speech by Zelenskyy: President of Ukraine implores Congress to help, and asks Biden to 'be the leader for peace'
Full speech by Zelenskyy: President of Ukraine implores Congress to help, and asks Biden to 'be the leader for peace'
Zelenskyy invokes history and creates his own
Zelenskyy invokes history and creates his own
The President of Ukraine, Zelenskyy, will address Congress virtually
The President of Ukraine, Zelenskyy, will address Congress virtually

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer both announced Monday that Volodymyr Zilenskyy would address Congress on Wednesday.

Ukrainian foreign minister calls on the West to send more fighter planes to defend against Russia
Ukrainian foreign minister calls on the West to send more fighter planes to defend against Russia

Washington --Ukrainian foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba continued to call on the United States and its allies to send fighter jets to Ukraine in order to strengthen its defenses against Russia’s relentless attacks.

"Absolutely crucial": Ukraine's wartime supply chains are vital to its defense
"Absolutely crucial": Ukraine's wartime supply chains are vital to its defense
Ukraine evacuates civilians in besieged cities as 2 Million flee Russian attack
Ukraine evacuates civilians in besieged cities as 2 Million flee Russian attack
John Dickerson discusses Zelensky's leadership and how to make courage contagious
John Dickerson discusses Zelensky's leadership and how to make courage contagious
Russian forces block the evacuation of civilians in Ukraine for the second time
Russian forces block the evacuation of civilians in Ukraine for the second time

Lviv (Ukraine) -- Sunday's second attempt to evacuate civilians trapped in a southern Ukrainian city collapsed due to Russian attacks.

According to U.N. refugee commission, 1.5 million Ukrainians fled Russian invasion.
According to U.N. refugee commission, 1.5 million Ukrainians fled Russian invasion.

Washington --Filippo Grandei, United Nations high commissioner to refugees, said Sunday that 1.5million Ukrainians fled Ukraine in the wake Russia's invasion.

The United States and Poland are in negotiations to send fighter jets into Ukraine
The United States and Poland are in negotiations to send fighter jets into Ukraine
Mariupol Diary - Scenes of despair, resolution in Ukraine city
Mariupol Diary - Scenes of despair, resolution in Ukraine city
Ukrainians in the USA consider taking advantage new status
Ukrainians in the USA consider taking advantage new status
Zoom call with Congress: Zelensky asks for fighter planes
Zoom call with Congress: Zelensky asks for fighter planes

According to a member who was present on the Zoom call, Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukrainian President, made an emotional plea to U.S. lawmakers Saturday morning.

Surprise! A Canadian fugitive and gang leader is arrested in Puerto Rico.
Surprise! A Canadian fugitive and gang leader is arrested in Puerto Rico.

Conor Vincent D'Monte was known in Puerto Rico as Johnny Williams. He is alleged to have been a violent gang leader who fled. 

Russia launches attacks on key Ukrainian cities. Biden warns Putin that he will be punished.
Russia launches attacks on key Ukrainian cities. Biden warns Putin that he will be punished.
How Putin was hurt by Russia's war against Ukraine
How Putin was hurt by Russia's war against Ukraine
U.S. officials are concerned that Putin's government might arrest Americans in Russia
U.S. officials are concerned that Putin's government might arrest Americans in Russia
As a Russian convoy approaches Kyiv, intense shelling is wreaked havoc on cities in Ukraine
As a Russian convoy approaches Kyiv, intense shelling is wreaked havoc on cities in Ukraine

Moscow, facing fierce resistance from the ground, appeared to intensify its air assault, which Ukraine and international monitors claimed was increasingly targeting civilians.

U.S. exiles 12 Russian diplomats from United Nations because of "espionage activities".
U.S. exiles 12 Russian diplomats from United Nations because of "espionage activities".

Washington -- The United States has announced that 12 diplomats from Russia's Mission at the United Nations have been expelled for participating in "espionage activity" that is harmful to U.S. security.

As sanctions force people into panic, the Russian economy spirals into a deeper crisis.
As sanctions force people into panic, the Russian economy spirals into a deeper crisis.
Russia claims that both sides heard each other during peace talks, as violence rages in Ukraine
Russia claims that both sides heard each other during peace talks, as violence rages in Ukraine
As Russia intensifies its assault, heavy shelling strikes civilian areas of Ukraine's second largest city.
As Russia intensifies its assault, heavy shelling strikes civilian areas of Ukraine's second largest city.
Russian advances slow in Ukraine as thousands flee Ukraine
Russian advances slow in Ukraine as thousands flee Ukraine

Kyiv - After three days of fighting Ukraine continues its resistance to Russia's relentless assault. 

As fighting in Ukraine goes on, Putin has put Russia's nuclear forces into alert
As fighting in Ukraine goes on, Putin has put Russia's nuclear forces into alert

Kyiv - In an explosive escalation in East-West tensions following Russia's invasion of Ukraine on Sunday,

The long history Russia's attempts to subjugate Ukraine
The long history Russia's attempts to subjugate Ukraine
Official from the U.S. defense says that Russian advances were slowed down by Ukrainian resistance and logistical setbacks
Official from the U.S. defense says that Russian advances were slowed down by Ukrainian resistance and logistical setbacks
The invasion of Ukraine by Russia is a test for America, says John Dickerson
The invasion of Ukraine by Russia is a test for America, says John Dickerson
Premise, a California-based app, is accused of aiding the Russian military
Premise, a California-based app, is accused of aiding the Russian military

According to Twitter users, Premise in the Bay offered to pay Ukrainians to take photos of explosions or medical facilities.

Putin, where will you stop? While Ukraine continues to hold on, Eastern Europe is still holding its breath.
Putin, where will you stop? While Ukraine continues to hold on, Eastern Europe is still holding its breath.

One expert stated that several NATO members near Ukraine will be "extremely stressed out" by Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

Overnight Russian attacks on Ukraine's capital
Overnight Russian attacks on Ukraine's capital
U.S. weighs in hotline with Russian military to avoid an accidental clash near Ukraine
U.S. weighs in hotline with Russian military to avoid an accidental clash near Ukraine
Ukraine's leader is determined as Kyiv resists Russian attacks
Ukraine's leader is determined as Kyiv resists Russian attacks
Biden admin is carefully reviewing legal issues surrounding arms supply to Ukraine
Biden admin is carefully reviewing legal issues surrounding arms supply to Ukraine

A Republican congressional aide stated that there was bipartisan frustration over the pace of aid.

As Russian advances on Ukraine's capital, Kyiv prepares to fight
As Russian advances on Ukraine's capital, Kyiv prepares to fight

"The city is now in a defensive phase. Some neighborhoods are hearing shots and explosions. "Saboteurs have already entered Kyiv," said Mayor Vitali Klitschko.

According to Pentagon, Russian troops are within 20 miles of the capital of Ukraine.
According to Pentagon, Russian troops are within 20 miles of the capital of Ukraine.
"Truly terrifying": Ukrainian expats in America feel fear, anger, and guilt
"Truly terrifying": Ukrainian expats in America feel fear, anger, and guilt
After Russia invades Ukraine, protestors demonstrate outside the Russian Embassy in Washington
After Russia invades Ukraine, protestors demonstrate outside the Russian Embassy in Washington
According to U.S. officials, the Russian attack on Ukraine involved 100 missiles and 75 bombers.
According to U.S. officials, the Russian attack on Ukraine involved 100 missiles and 75 bombers.

Washington -- U.S. officials observed Russian forces firing approximately 100 missiles from land and sea on targets in Ukraine starting at 4:30 a.m., U.S. defense officials said. They also provided details about Russia's first moves in its brazen attack on its neighbor.

Rep. Michael McCaul: The threat of Russia's invasion of Ukraine: "I just hope that this isn't the beginning of World War III."
Rep. Michael McCaul: The threat of Russia's invasion of Ukraine: "I just hope that this isn't the beginning of World War III."

Representative Michael McCaul is the Republican leader on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Reacting to Russia's attack on Ukraine, former presidents of the United States responded
Reacting to Russia's attack on Ukraine, former presidents of the United States responded
Russia invades Ukraine from multiple fronts; the U.S. and its allies respond with sanctions
Russia invades Ukraine from multiple fronts; the U.S. and its allies respond with sanctions
Russia crisis reveals deep division Trump has created in GOP's foreign policy
Russia crisis reveals deep division Trump has created in GOP's foreign policy
Why didn't the U.S. provide a better system of air defense for Ukraine?
Why didn't the U.S. provide a better system of air defense for Ukraine?

An official stated that they didn't want Putin to provoke them. "How did that happen?"

Kremlin claims leaders of breakaway Ukraine regions are asking for military assistance as a pretext to further invading.
Kremlin claims leaders of breakaway Ukraine regions are asking for military assistance as a pretext to further invading.

This move came as the U.S. warned Russia that it is in "an advanced stage of readiness to take action" against its neighbor.

U.S. officials met with Ukrainian officials to discuss their plans for a president who will leave the capital in case of an attack by Russia
U.S. officials met with Ukrainian officials to discuss their plans for a president who will leave the capital in case of an attack by Russia