Michele Kelemen appears in the following:
Thursday, May 19, 2022
The U.S. is using its presidency of the UN Security Council to focus on food security, as much of the world worries about the ripple effects from the war in Ukraine.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
State Secretary Antony Blinken is focusing on food security in a visit to the UN. He's also seeing Turkey's foreign minister, likely talking about its stance on NATO membership for Finland and Sweden.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
The Biden administration is re-opening its embassy in Ukraine and hoping the Senate will approve a new ambassador. The nominee, Bridget Brink, was on Capitol Hill for her confirmation hearing Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 03, 2022
The U.S. plans to use its presidency of the Security Council this month to keep the spotlight on food security, as Russia's war in Ukraine has ripple effects in global food markets.
Friday, April 29, 2022
The U.S. is eager for the International Criminal Court to prosecute allegations of Russian war crimes in Ukraine. But it's not a member of the court itself.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
A former U.S. Marine is on his way back to the United States after being released from Russian detention. Trevor Reed's release was part of a prisoner swap between the U.S. and Russia.
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
The U.S. now believes Ukraine can win, a significant change in thinking, and is rushing in weapons. This raises the risk of widening the conflict, analysts say, and may destabilize the global economy.
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Signaling renewed support for Ukraine, the U.S. says it will slowly return diplomats back to the Ukrainian capital. It also promised new military aid for the besieged country.
Saturday, April 09, 2022
l;;;;.There were many countries in the middle when it came to Thursday's vote to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council.
Thursday, April 07, 2022
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is attending the meeting in Brussels. The U.S. and Europe are imposing new sanctions on Russia and promising to speed up deliveries of weapons to Ukraine.
Wednesday, April 06, 2022
Diplomats are expressing outrage over reports of Russian atrocities in Ukraine. In Brussels and Washington, officials announced more sanctions to step up the pressure on President Vladimir Putin.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
The United Nations is seeking $4.4 billion — a record amount — to help Afghanistan. The appeal comes as countries around the world try to deal with skyrocketing prices due to the war in Ukraine.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Russian and Ukrainian negotiators report some progress in peace talks. Experts discuss the outlines of a possible settlement to the war.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. is gathering evidence of war crimes in Ukraine and is promising to hold Russia to account.
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Most countries at the UN are raising alarms about Russia's invasion, but since Russia is a permanent Security Council member, it's hard to hold it to account in the world body.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Ukraine's president has been sharing videos of destroyed hospitals — calling on the West to impose a no-fly zone. U.S. Secretary of State Blinken says the goal is to end the war not to expand it.
Tuesday, March 08, 2022
Can anyone talk Russian President Putin out of his war in Ukraine? French President Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Bennett are trying. The U.S. says it gave Putin off ramps before the invasion.
Friday, March 04, 2022
Media consumers in Russia are losing ways to learn about what's happening in Ukraine. Russia has shut down most independent media and passed a new law criminalizing reporting on the war.
Wednesday, March 02, 2022
The United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution condemning Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The resolution deplores Russia's aggression and criticizes Belarus for its involvement.
Monday, February 28, 2022
Diplomats at the United Nations are calling for peace. They held an emergency meeting after Russia blocked a security council resolution calling on Russia to withdraw.