international security

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.
Photo of people standing in line holding empty bowls (Photo: © PreciousPhotos/Shutterstock.com)

U.N. deal to transport Ukrainian grain helps the hungry

An initiative that has helped deliver Ukrainian grain to the world and lower food prices is working and should continue, the U.S. said.
Graphic showing 5 1/3 grain bag icons in one color, 2 2/3 in another (Image: © Puckung/Shutterstock.com)

Tons of Ukrainian grain shipped via U.N. Black Sea initiative

The U.N.'s Black Sea Grain Initiative is helping deliver more Ukrainian grain and food products to countries. Learn more about the program.
Back of man in hard hat and IAEA vest facing retaining wall (© Koji Sasahara/AP Images)

What is the International Atomic Energy Agency?

Learn more about the global agency that promotes safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear technologies around the world.
Two people in U.S. Coast Guard uniforms flanking man in short-sleeved patterned shirt (U.S. Coast Guard)

U.S. steps up climate investments in Pacific islands

The U.S. is strengthening relationships with long-standing Pacific island partners, including through new climate measures.
People walking past Russian billboard (© AP Images)

Russia’s efforts to annex parts of Ukraine denounced worldwide

The U.S. and other countries said they will never recognize Russia's illegal and illegitimate annexation of parts of Ukraine.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [August–September 2022]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.
Burning grain seen through an opening (© Wojciech Grzedzinski/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

Report details Russia’s damage to Ukrainian crop storage

Learn the extent of damage that Russia's war in Ukraine has caused to crop storage facilities and the risk it poses worldwide.