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

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Putin’s war sabotages Russia’s energy future [November 16, 2022]

Learn how the Kremlin’s war against Ukraine is driving global economic changes that are harming Russia’s energy outlook.

Graphic illustrating decrease in Russia's natural gas production (State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson)
(State Dept./S. Gemeny Wilkinson)

U.N. deal to transport Ukrainian grain helps the hungry [November 10, 2022]

An initiative that has helped deliver Ukrainian grain to the world and lower food prices is working and should continue, the U.S. said.

Photo of people standing in line holding empty bowls with text 'Putin’s war hurts hungry people worldwide' (Photo: © PreciousPhotos/Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

$100 million U.S. initiative boosts Ukrainian agriculture [October 26, 2022]

Learn more about a USAID program that helps get Ukrainian farmers and the country’s agricultural sector moving again.

Graphic showing photo of hand full of wheat within map of Ukraine and icons of seeds, fertilizer and farm equipment (Graphic: State Dept./M. Gregory. Icons: © Puckung/Shutterstock.com. Photo: © P_galasso2289/Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Meet the watchdogs guarding internet access [October 25, 2022]

When authoritarian regimes block the internet, these organizations expose the restrictions against free expression.

Outline of Ukraine filled in with patterns of cyber connections and colors of the Ukrainian flag (© Shutterstock.com)
U.S. technology companies are helping Ukraine defend against cyberattacks during Russia’s unjust war. (© Shutterstock.com)

Tons of Ukrainian grain shipped via U.N. Black Sea initiative [October 20, 2022]

The U.N.’s Black Sea Grain Initiative is helping deliver more Ukrainian grain and food products to countries. Learn more about the program.

Graphic showing eight grain bag icons, with two-thirds in a different color to represent the portion of Ukrainian grain going to the Global South (Image: © Puckung/Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Russia’s efforts to annex parts of Ukraine denounced worldwide [October 4, 2022]

The U.S. and other countries said they will never recognize Russia’s illegal and illegitimate annexation of parts of Ukraine.

People walking past Russian billboard (© AP Images)
People in the Russia-controlled territory of Luhansk walk past a billboard displaying a soldier and a Russian flag with the slogan, ‘We believe in our army and our victory’ September 27. (© AP Images)

More Ukrainian grain reaching developing countries [September 29, 2022]

Find out which countries are getting Ukrainian grain and other food products via the U.N.’s Black Sea Grain Initiative.

GIF listing ships with grain products leaving Ukrainian ports for Global South countries as of September 21 (Images: © Seregam/Shutterstock.com © VolodymyrT/Shutterstock.com; NASA)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

How conflicts fuel the food crisis [September 27, 2022]

This installment in a series looks at how global conflict is among factors driving the global food crisis.

Silhouettes of people holding guns in fog at night (© zef art/Shutterstock.com)
Conflict is one of the main worldwide causes of food insecurity. (© zef art/Shutterstock.com)

This article is being updated periodically during each month and published in segments. See updates for August and September, June and JulyApril and May and February and March 2022.