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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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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.
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Putin’s war sabotages Russia’s energy future

Learn how the Kremlin's war against Ukraine is driving global economic changes that are harming Russia's energy outlook.
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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.
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Authoritarian regimes continue jailing journalists

Authoritarian regimes continue to jail journalists around the world. Learn more about the problem and how the U.S. supports independent news.
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$100 million U.S. initiative boosts Ukrainian agriculture

Learn more about a USAID program that helps get Ukrainian farmers and the country's agricultural sector moving again.
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Meet the watchdogs guarding internet access

When authoritarian regimes block the internet, these organizations expose the restrictions against free expression.
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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.
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Assisting farmers in the Middle East, North Africa during the food...

Farmers in the Middle East and North Africa face pressure from climate change and conflicts. Learn how the U.S. is helping them boost output.