Becky Sullivan

Becky Sullivan appears in the following:

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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Explaining why natural gas plays such a big role in the Russia-Ukraine crisis

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

As much as 40% of Europe's natural gas supply comes from Russia, a reliance that puts U.S. allies like Germany in a jam when it comes to finding a sanctions solution to the crisis.

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A look at the debate over NATO expansion eastward that's at the heart of conflict now

Monday, February 07, 2022

Whether NATO should expand to include countries once under Soviet influence — including Ukraine — is a question that has dogged U.S. and Russian officials for 30 years.

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Newly deployed U.S. troops arrive in Europe as Russia bolsters its own forces

Saturday, February 05, 2022

New satellite images show the buildup of Russian forces and equipment along Ukraine's borders with western Russia, Belarus and Crimea — including new tents, an indicator that troops may be present.

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Explaining the U.S. military presence in Europe as 2,000 more troops deploy

Friday, February 04, 2022

The number of U.S. troops in Europe has shrunk dramatically since the end of the Cold War — but tensions with Russia since 2014 have prompted U.S. leaders to beef up numbers and move troops eastward.

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The U.S. and Russia are still far apart on Ukraine, Putin says

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The Russian leader's remarks came as diplomatic efforts continue. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Kyiv and Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with his Russian counterpart.

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Questions mount about whether Tom Brady is retiring from the NFL

Saturday, January 29, 2022

ESPN reported that Brady, considered by many the greatest quarterback to ever play, was retiring after a 22-year career. But his agent would not confirm it, prompting questions and confusion.

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Is Ukraine ready for a Russian attack? It depends what kind

Saturday, January 29, 2022

As experts and officials in Ukraine's capital consider a range of possible actions by Russia — including invasion, cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns — they say Ukraine lacks critical defenses.

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Explaining NATO and Ukraine: How a 30-year-old debate still drives Putin today

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Here is how the history of NATO, Russia and Ukraine got so complicated.

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Ukraine's Zelenskyy urges calm as world leaders work to avert Russian invasion

Friday, January 28, 2022

With more than 100,000 Russian troops on his borders, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Friday that the reaction of world leaders had created a "panic" in his country.

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The U.S. and NATO stress unity on Ukraine as EU leaders worry about divisions

Thursday, January 27, 2022

European leaders are working their own diplomatic avenues to end the tensions and worry that talk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine could be deepening divisions among them.

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The U.S. says it will stand firm against major Russian demands as tension rises

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Among the demands from Russia was a guarantee that Ukraine be permanently barred from NATO membership. That would violate a U.S. "core principle," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday.

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NFL moves to dismiss case brought by disgraced coach Jon Gruden over offensive emails

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Gruden resigned as head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after news outlets reported on offensive emails he sent when he worked at ESPN. He has accused the NFL of leaking the emails.

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Carhartt blowback shows the tightrope companies face over vaccine mandate decisions

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Despite the Supreme Court striking down a vaccine-or-test rule for private employers, the workwear retailer is moving ahead with a mandate. The decision has fueled an outcry among some conservatives.

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A massive volcano erupts near Tonga, causing tsunami waves as far as the West Coast

Saturday, January 15, 2022

An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore there and around the Pacific, including a surges along the U.S. West Coast.

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Hackers disrupt payroll for thousands of employers — including hospitals

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Hundreds, if not thousands, of workers have missed out on overtime and holiday pay in recent weeks. In Cleveland, city administrators set up a "war room" to deal with the paycheck backlog.

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Biden, Obama among those to eulogize Senate titan Harry Reid at memorial service

Saturday, January 08, 2022

"In a town obsessed with appearances, Harry had a real vanity deficit. He didn't like phonies. He didn't like grandstanding. He was proud of the fact that he didn't own a tuxedo," said Obama.

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