The United States and European allies remain steadfast in their support for Ukraine’s independence and sovereignty.

See updates for April–June 2023.

Russians in the U.S., and elsewhere, press for peace [March 20, 2023]

Many Russians in the U.S. and around the world continue to voice their opposition to Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Tight photo of woman's hand holding candle in Ukrainian flag colors with words 'We Want Peace' (© David 'Dee' Delgado/Reuters)
People from around the world, including Russians in the U.S. and other cities, continue to show support for Ukraine, one year after Russia’s full-scale invasion. (© David ‘Dee’ Delgado/Reuters)

Why nobody believes the Kremlin’s bioweapons claims [March 15, 2023]

Hundreds of Russian scientists have called the Kremlin’s biological weapons lab claims “pure fiction” and so have other experts.

Illustration of man with long nose and Russian flag pin standing in front of biohazard symbol (State Dept./D. Thompson)
(State Dept./D. Thompson)

Women fighting for change are honored at White House [March 13, 2023]

On International Women’s Day, the U.S. Department of State honored 11 women, including two who are calling attention to the human toll of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Two rows of headshots of 11 women (State Dept.)
Top row: Professor Danièle Darlan, Dr. Zakira Hekmat, Doris Ríos, Hadeel Abdel Aziz, Meaza Mohammed. Bottom row: Brigadier General Bolor Ganbold, Bianka Zalewska, Bakhytzhan Toregozhina, Yuliia Paievska, Alba Rueda, Senator Datuk Ras Adiba Radzi (State Dept.)

Defending Ukraine’s art and culture from destruction [March 2, 2023]

Private and public organizations in the U.S. and around the world have rallied to help Ukraine protect its cultural heritage.

Two men putting sandbags into wooden framework around statue of lion (© Ivan Strahov/UNESCO)
Workers take measures to protect a lion statue in Odesa from Russia’s shelling September 16, 2022. (© Ivan Strahov/UNESCO)

World remains united behind Ukraine, 1 year later [February 27, 2023]

In a demonstration of global unity one year after Russia’s invasion, the U.N. General Assembly reaffirmed support for Ukraine’s sovereignty.

Women wrapped in Ukrainian flags standing in the dark (© Kin Cheung/AP)
People attend a vigil at Trafalgar Square in London organized by the Ukrainian and U.S embassies ahead of the one-year mark of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. (© Kin Cheung/AP)

Ukraine: Before and after February 24, 2022 [February 23, 2023]

In the year since Russia’s full-scale, illegal invasion of Ukraine, see how Ukrainians are still standing tall.

Young woman wearing military fatigues, holding rifle, posing for photo underground (© Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)
Iryna Sergeyeva is one of nearly 60,000 women who serve in Ukraine’s military, many fighting on the front lines. (© Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia’s ‘re-education camps’ hold thousands of Ukraine’s children, report says [February 23, 2023]

Russia is holding thousands of Ukrainian children in camps where they are exposed to a Russia-centric curriculum, a report shows.

Two children looking out of train window (© Vadim Ghirda/AP)
Children look out of the window of an unheated Lviv-bound train, in Kyiv, Ukraine, March 3, 2022. (© Vadim Ghirda/AP)

One year later: Democracy stands in Ukraine [ February 21, 2023]

Over the last year, the U.S. has built a coalition to help defend Ukraine “and that support will endure,” President Biden said in Kyiv.

President Biden and Ukrainian President Zelenskyy walking past mural and armed guard (© Evan Vucci/AP)
President Biden walks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral during an unannounced visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, February 20. (© Evan Vucci/AP)

Stories of Ukraine’s resilience: One year later [February 16, 2023]

Ukrainians found ways to help each other and defend their nation after Russia’s forces invaded in 2022. Read some of their stories.

Woman kissing man as they embrace outside apartment building, wearing coats, hats and gloves (© Vadim Ghirda/AP)
The people of Ukraine have persevered with grace during the past year since Russia’s forces invaded. Above a man and woman embrace in April 2022 outside an apartment building in Bucha that had no electricity, water or gas. (© Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Fixing Ukraine’s power grid [February 2, 2023]

The United States is working with partners to help Ukraine keep power on amid Vladimir Putin’s attacks on critical infrastructure.

Graphic with text 'More than 1,600 generators to Ukraine from USAID with more on the way' over photo of Ukrainians charging their phones from generators due to the infrastructure damaged by war. (Photo: © Abdullah Ãnver/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Defending Ukraine: Yana Zinkevych and Hospitallers [January 26, 2023]

This installment in a series focuses on a group of volunteer paramedics who respond to the medical needs of civilians and soldiers.

Illustration of Yana Zinkevych (State Dept./D. Thompson)
(State Dept./D. Thompson)

Defending Ukraine: Repair Together volunteer group [January 19, 2023]

This installment in a series focuses on a group that relies on music and dance while cleaning up destruction from Russia’s invasion.

Illustration of Dima Kyrpa and Tetiana Burianova (State Dept./D. Thompson)
(State Dept./D. Thompson)

Defending Ukraine: Dattalion founders fight disinformation [January 12, 2023]

This installment in a series focuses on the founders of a site that posts images, videos and stories showing the war’s impact on the people of Ukraine.

Illustration of Nataliya Mykolska and Valentina Synenka (State Dept./D. Thompson)
(State Dept./D.Thompson)

Defending Ukraine: Oleksandra Matviichuk [January 5, 2023]

This installment in a series focuses on a woman who leads Kyiv’s Center for Civil Liberties and its effort to document war crimes.

Illustration of Ukrainian activist Oleksandra Matviichuk (State Dept./D. Thompson)
(State Dept./D. Thompson)

Biden: U.S. support for Ukraine is ‘unequivocal and unbending’ [December 23, 2022]

President Biden hosted Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the White House December 21 and pledged support for the people of Ukraine.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy sitting next to Joe Biden in front of fireplace as Biden holds up gift (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits President Biden at the White House on December 21. (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

This article is being updated periodically during each month and published in segments. See updates from 2022 for October through December, August and SeptemberJune and JulyApril and May and February and March.