Russia

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Condemnation for Russia’s hostilities in Ukrainian waters

The U.S. and other nations offer support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and the right of Ukrainian vessels to move through international waters.
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U.S. remembers the Ukrainian victims of the Holodomor

The Holodomor was a man-made famine implemented by Josef Stalin in an attempt to crush the Ukrainian people and nation in 1932–1933.
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U.S. hits Russian-Iranian oil network with sanctions

The latest U.S. sanctions show the consequences for anyone shipping oil to Syria, or trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and its terrorist activities.
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U.S., EU condemn Russia-staged elections in eastern Ukraine

In violation of the Minsk agreements, Russia orchestrated illegal elections in regions of eastern Ukraine it continues to hold by force.
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Trump administration reaffirms election integrity

A new executive order requires mandatory sanctions and other consequences for foreign individuals or governments that attempt to meddle in U.S. elections.
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U.S., world leaders back British findings in nerve agent cases

Read what world leaders are saying about the two separate nerve agent attacks in England earlier this year and what investigators have discovered.
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Ukrainian cyclists ride for peace across U.S. and Canada

Learn why these Ukrainian cyclists are riding 10,000 kilometers from Los Angeles to Washington, sharing their experiences and hope for peace along the way.
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Eastern Ukraine’s accelerating humanitarian crisis

Russian-led forces have stepped up their military assault in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region. The result is a worsening humanitarian crisis for 3.4 million Ukrainians.
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Jehovah’s Witnesses: Champions of religious freedom

Jehovah's Witnesses are law-abiding people of faith who follow a unique interpretation of the Bible. Russia's Supreme Court decided Witnesses' views make them “extremists,” and now 50 face criminal prosecution.