White House is briefing social media creators on Russia and Ukraine

Fake Social Media on Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is doing outreach on Ukraine and Russia to popular digital creators from platforms like TikTok, seeking to message to the highly influential group and reach a broader — and younger — audience.

Biden announces plans to revoke Russia’s trade relations status

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden took new steps to curb U.S. trade with Russia to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine — including banning imports of vodka and caviar.

Republican senators pressure Biden to transfer fighter jets to Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteBut US is wary of sending military aid to Ukraine for fear it’s seen as direct involvement in war.

White House debates U.S. role in international war crimes probe

This post was originally published on this siteU.N. ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield accused Russia of “war crimes” in Ukraine, as the Biden admin debates the U.S. role in holding Moscow accountable.

Without a Nuclear Deal, How Close Is Iran to a Bomb?

This post was originally published on this siteWith tensions escalating between Washington and Moscow over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, world powers and Iran have suspended their efforts to revive the 2015 accord limiting Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. The agreement was designed to slow Iran’s nuclear program to the extent that, had […]

UN says more than 2.5 million refugees have left Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 2.5 million Ukrainians have now fled the country, the United Nations reported late Thursday, as Russia continues an attack proving increasingly deadly for civilians.The figure, released just past the two-week mark of the invasion,…

Congress overrides DC voters, keeps sales of marijuana illegal in District

This post was originally published on this siteA GOP-backed ban on weed sales in Washington, D.C., was preserved in a sprawling government funding bill passed by Congress on Thursday, despite opposition from advocates who say the provision overrides the will of the District’s residents years…

NATO: Russia is launching many air operations from Belarus

This post was originally published on this siteNATO on Thursday told CNN aboard a surveillance plane that Russia is launching many of their air operations against Ukraine from Belarus.CNN joined NATO on its Airborne Warning and Control System (AWCS) plane that is used on the Ukrainian-…

Now Russia Is Bombing Western Ukraine Right by the NATO Border

This post was originally published on this siteUkraine Military/Handout via Reuters Russia’s senseless invasion of Ukraine, which has destroyed a maternity hospital among the many confirmed civilian targets, is shifting its focus west, with an attack on an airport Friday just 70 miles from the Polish—read NATO—border. It is the first time previously unaffected cities […]

The Russian economy is headed for collapse

This post was originally published on this site To justify invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has painted Russia as a hegemonic power re-asserting its rightful claim to imperial greatness. Yet even before the invasion, Russia’s economic capabilities were hardly capable of sustaining an empire. Now, with foreign sanctions presiding over a plummeting Russian ruble, Russia’s economic […]

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