Becky Sullivan

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Russia shifts its military's focus in Ukraine, and its tone in negotiations

Friday, March 25, 2022

The Donbas region, the site of two breakaway republics created by Russia-backed separatists in 2014, has become the site of some of the heaviest fighting in recent days, a senior U.S. official says.

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When Russia shelled their building in Mariupol, 13 neighbors banded together to flee

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Before the war, Mariupol residents Tetiana Myhalyova and metalworker Victor Perederiy had never met. But after sheltering for weeks without heat or water, they decided to escape together.

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Ukraine latest: a dire need for humanitarian aid

Sunday, March 20, 2022

As Russia continues to relentlessly bomb Ukrainian cities, the task of delivering aid to civilians there is becoming more challenging.

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Russian missiles hit a fighter jet repair facility in the closest strike yet to Lviv

Friday, March 18, 2022

The western Ukrainian city of Lviv has been a bastion of relative normalcy since the Russian invasion began last month. Friday's strike, just over 4 miles from the city center, rattled residents.

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The number of Ukrainians who've fled to Poland is equal to the population of Warsaw

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The flood of arrivals is visible in Warsaw, where the central train station has been transformed, with information booths and volunteer translators. About 1.8 million have arrived in Poland.

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Why Belarus is so involved in Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022

Although Belarus is not directly involved in combat in Ukraine, it does play a key role in Russia's war. Here's what to know.

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NFL receiver Calvin Ridley suspended for 2022 season after gambling on games

Monday, March 07, 2022

The NFL said Ridley placed several bets last November while he was taking a break from football. It found no evidence that Ridley had inside information or that his team knew he had placed the bets.

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Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich will put Chelsea Football Club up for sale

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

A close associate of Vladimir Putin, Abramovich was under intense pressure from British politicians. He said proceeds from the Premier League team sale will benefit "all victims" of the Ukraine war.

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State of the Union attendance required a COVID test. 6 legislators tested positive

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

To attend Tuesday evening's speech, guests — even those who are fully vaccinated — are required to produce a negative test. Attendees will not be required to wear masks.

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The ICC says it will open an investigation into alleged war crimes in Ukraine

Monday, February 28, 2022

The International Criminal Court's top prosecutor said there is "reasonable basis to believe" war crimes may have been committed in Ukraine, where eight years of conflict preceded Russia's invasion.

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After a night of heavy fighting, Ukrainian officials say they still control Kharkiv

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Street fighting broke out early Sunday in Kharkiv as Russian troops pushed into Ukraine's second-largest city, according to a regional official as the capital, Kiev, continued to hold out.

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Three ex-Minneapolis police officers guilty of violating George Floyd's civil rights

Thursday, February 24, 2022

A jury found that Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao all deprived Floyd of his right to medical care, and that two of them failed to intervene as Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck.

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Phil Mickelson apologizes for controversial comments about a Saudi-backed golf league

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The six-time major winner said he "used words I sincerely regret" in an interview about a Saudi-financed golf league in which he brushed aside human rights violations by the Saudi regime.

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Allies join U.S. in imposing sanctions pressure on Russia over Ukraine

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

The president called Russia's recognition of two Ukrainian regions a "flagrant violation of international law" and announced sanctions targeting Russia's ability to do business with the West.

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Kim Potter, the ex-cop convicted in Daunte Wright's death, is sentenced to 2 years

Friday, February 18, 2022

The former Minnesota officer was convicted of manslaughter after she apparently mistook her gun for her Taser when she fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man. She will serve 16 months in prison.

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U.S. and NATO officials say they've seen no evidence that Russia has withdrawn troops

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Putin says Russia has pulled out some of its 150,000 troops stationed near Ukraine's borders. "There's a difference between what Russia says and what it does," Secretary of State Antony Blinken says.

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How a Russian invasion of Ukraine could affect you

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

A full-scale invasion is not a certainty. But if it happens, experts say the effects of sanctions, energy market disruptions and cyberwarfare could reach everyday Americans.

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Biden speaks with Ukraine's leader as U.S. officials warn of imminent Russian attack

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Biden's calls with Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Russian President Vladimir Putin this weekend come as U.S. officials warn that Russia has amassed enough troops and equipment to invade Ukraine any day.

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Bridge linking U.S. and Canada reopens after police remove last protesters

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Canadian authorities announced the resumption of travel across the busy Ambassador Bridge after police removed the last group of protesters.

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3 decades of turmoil bring Ukraine to perhaps its greatest crisis

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Since its independence from the Soviet Union, Ukraine has wavered between the influences of Moscow and the West, surviving scandal and conflict with its young democracy intact.

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