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

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U.S. humanitarian aid to Ukraine tops $1 billion [July 21, 2022]

The U.S. government has provided nearly $1.3 billion in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine as Russian forces continue to shell the country.

Photo of elderly woman standing on street, text listing amount and types of humanitarian aid to Ukraine (Photo: © Nariman El-Mofty/AP Images)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Some Russian soldiers refuse to fight [July 19, 2022]

Not all Russian soldiers support Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine. Find out how some are even crossing the border and switching sides.

Illustration of Russian soldier walking toward Ukraine while shadow walks away (State Dept./D. Thompson)
(State Dept./D. Thompson)

Protecting Ukraine’s internet access and critical data [July 13, 2022]

The Russian Federation’s unjust war against Ukraine includes cyberattacks. Learn how the U.S. supports Ukraine’s cyber defenses.

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

Biden: NATO is ‘more united than ever’ [July 12, 2022]

President Biden called the recent NATO summit “historic” as members outlined priorities and invited two additional countries to join.

Airplanes flying in formation over a ship at sea (© Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)
Airplanes from different nations fly in formation over USS Kearsarge during the BALTOPS 22 Exercise in the Baltic Sea on June 6. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, was held before the June 29–30 NATO Summit in Madrid. (© Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

How the Kremlin spreads disinformation in Africa [July 6, 2022]

Learn about Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Prigozhin and the organizations he backs that aim to influence African politics in Russia’s favor.

Graphic of Pinocchio-type profile extending nose into Africa, with Russian flag in background (State Dept./M. Gregory. Image: © Lightspring/
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

U.S. museums celebrate Ukrainian culture [July 5, 2022]

There are over a million Ukrainian Americans in the United States — and many museums in the U.S. dedicated to preserving their culture.

Illustration of pea wearing crown while sitting at long table (© Nikita Kravtsov/Courtesy of the Ukrainian Museum)
“How King Pea hid in his bunker,” by Nikita Kravtsov at The Ukrainian Museum in New York, interprets the war in Ukraine through a Slavic fairy tale about mushrooms fighting peas. (© Nikita Kravtsov/Courtesy of the Ukrainian Museum)

Blinken rallies countries to address world food crisis [June 29, 2022]

The United States is increasing its support for nations that need food and encouraging others to bolster food and humanitarian aid. Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has exacerbated the global food crisis.

Two women with a bag of flour in a grocery store (© Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Images)
A woman buys wheat flour from a shopkeeper in May in Mogadishu, Somalia, a country heavily dependent on wheat from Ukraine and Russia. Families across Africa are paying about 45% more for wheat flour as Russia’s war in Ukraine blocks exports from the Black Sea. (© Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Images)

Putin’s destruction of Ukrainian farms [June 23, 2022]

See for yourself satellite imagery showing the damage from Vladimir Putin’s war of choice, which targets Ukrainian farms with aerial attacks.

Man standing with hands on hips in front of destroyed tractor (© John Moore/Getty Images)
A Ukrainian farm worker in Cherkaska Lozova stands near a tractor that he said Russian shelling had destroyed in May 2022. He said Russian forces also destroyed a grain warehouse and farm equipment while occupying territory outside of Kharkiv. (© John Moore/Getty Images)

Beijing echoes Kremlin’s disinformation on Ukraine [June 15, 2022]

Beijing is spreading the Kremlin’s disinformation, which seeks to shift responsibility for Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping standing in front of Russian and Chinese flags, looking at each other (© Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin/AP Images)
People’s Republic of China President Xi Jinping, right, hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing, February 4, as Russia prepared for the February 24 invasion of Ukraine. (© Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin/AP Images)

Kremlin pressures more Russian media outlets into silence [June 8, 2022]

Media outlets in Russia have suspended operations in response to the Kremlin’s restrictions on factual reporting on the war against Ukraine.

Man speaking and gesturing in front of bookcase (© Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Images)
Faced with Kremlin pressure, news outlet Novaya Gazeta recently suspended operations in Russia. The paper’s Editor-in-Chief Dmitry Muratov, seen October 7, 2021, in Moscow, won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for his reporting. (© Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Images)

The Russian military’s history of atrocities [June 6, 2022]

Russia’s military has destroyed homes and killed civilians in Ukraine. It’s not the only place Putin’s forces left evidence of atrocities.

Hands bound with rope and list of atrocities by Russia’s military (Graphic: State Dept./M. Gregory. Photo: © siam.pukkato/
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Marking 100 days of Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine [June 2, 2022]

Here are a few ways the U.S. government and the American people have shown solidarity with Ukraine since Putin invaded Ukraine February 24.

Text on U.S. support for Ukraine and person holding box of supplies with Ukrainian flag on it (Graphic: State Dept./M. Gregory. Photo: © Halfpoint/
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Voices of Ukraine: Andriy [May 31, 2022]

Meet Andriy of Crimea, who demonstrated in favor of Ukraine’s sovereignty in 2014 and was imprisoned by Russian forces for his actions.

Photo of Andriy in graphic with his quotes about Ukraine (State Dept./M. Gregory. Photo: Courtesy of Andriy)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

This article is being updated periodically during each month and published in segments. See updates for February and March and April and May 2022.