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Troops in unmarked uniforms and military vehicle convoy on street (© Andrew Lubimov/AP Images)

Russia’s playbook to gain influence

Learn about the tactics Russia has used to recapture influence in neighboring territories that had been part of the Soviet Union
Cynthia Uche Goyko standing in front of office door with 'Counsellor' sign (PEPFAR)

On World AIDS Day, a strategy for sustained success

The U.S. and its partners have saved millions of lives from HIV/AIDS. Learn how PEPFAR will continue to tackle global health challenges.
Selfie of Evangelista Chekera standing among chickens (Courtesy of Evangelista Chekera)

A Zimbabwean farmer gets ahead with STEM mentoring

Meet a TechWomen alumna who sees the connection between small farms and the wider community needs of food and economic sufficiency.
Woman leaning over laptop as man watches (Courtesy of Lynia Huang)

AWE alumna’s app expands mental health care access

Lynia Huang created an app that uses artificial intelligence to help users diagnose and treat depression. Read more about her innovation.
Man talking while standing at end of table with five other people (State Dept./Ava D'Sa)

City leaders pledge to strengthen democracy

City leaders from around the world, from Argentina to South Africa, exchanged ideas about strengthening democracy.
Convoy of trucks on mountain road (WFP)

A program for the world’s hungry

David Beasley, who leads the largest humanitarian organization on the planet, explains why feeding vulnerable people fights more than hunger.
Woman holding packages of food (Courtesy of World Central Kitchen/WCK.org)

They rush into any crisis … and cook

World Central Kitchen has been feeding people in crisis since 2010. Learn about the work the nonprofit does in Ukraine and beyond.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [rolling updates]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.
Woman carrying wood in front of destroyed building (© Evgeniy Maloletka/AP Images)

Life in Russia-occupied Ukraine

Ukrainians are trying to rebuild their lives after Russia's attempts to erase their independent traditions and control their borders.