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Food insecurity made worse by Putin’s war, not sanctions

Russian military forces have bombed fields and destroyed transport systems that allow Ukraine to export its agricultural goods worldwide.
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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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Countries expel Russian diplomats in protest over Ukraine

Nations are expelling Russian diplomats to protest the invasion of Ukraine. Find out which countries are taking that approach.
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Real news site or Russian propaganda?

News Front is an example of Russia’s strategy of using state-controlled media to legitimize and popularize Kremlin disinformation narratives.
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World isolates Putin’s regime after Ukraine invasion

From blocking financial transactions to stopping energy imports, nations acted to hold Russia's leaders accountable for the attack on Ukraine.
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Biden: ‘Putin has committed an assault on the very principles that...

President Biden made clear to the Russian government and the world the consequences of its "brutal assault" on Ukraine.
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Biden condemns Putin’s ‘unprovoked and unjustified’ invasion of Ukraine

President Biden called Russia's actions a "flagrant violation of international law" and reiterated U.S. support for Ukraine's sovereignty.
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A year after coup, U.S. denounces Burma’s military, adds new sanctions

One year after the military coup in Burma, the U.S. and international partners continue to push for accountability and democracy.
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After coup, U.S. holds Burma’s military accountable

One year after the February 1, 2021, military coup in Burma, the U.S. and international partners continue to push for a return to democracy.