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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.
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Beijing echoes Kremlin’s disinformation on Ukraine

Beijing is spreading the Kremlin's disinformation, which seeks to shift responsibility for Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine.
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Kremlin pressures more Russian media outlets into silence

Media outlets in Russia have suspended operations in response to the Kremlin's restrictions on factual reporting on the war against Ukraine.
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Marking 100 days of Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine

Here are a few ways the U.S. government and the American people have shown solidarity with Ukraine since Putin invaded Ukraine February 24.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [April-May 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.
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Faces of Kremlin propaganda: Dimitri Peskov

This installment in a series looks at Dimitri Peskov, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, who lives in luxury as he spreads disinformation.
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Faces of Kremlin propaganda: Vladimir Solovyov

This installment in a series on major players in Russia's disinformation campaigns looks at Vladimir Solovyov, a Russian broadcaster.
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Ned Price: Why we welcome tough questions

As the State Department spokesperson who speaks daily with reporters from around the world, Ned Price knows the importance of a free press.
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2,000 journalists have been killed since the 1990s

Increasingly, journalists put their own safety at risk to report the news. Find out why they do it and how you can advocate for them.