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Neutral Switzerland Poised To Join EU Sanctions Against Russia

Switzerland is poised to take the unprecedented step of joining the EU sanctions against Russia.

The Backlash Grows Against Putin As BP Dumps Ownership In Russian Oil Firm Rosneft

BP is selling its 19.75% stake in Rosneft, the Russian state-owned oil company due to the Ukraine invasion.

Donald Trump Jr. Tries To Convince America That Putin Feared Trump

Donald Trump Jr. claimed that Putin didn't invade Ukraine when his dad was president because he was afraid of him.

Tom Cotton Falls Apart And Repeatedly Refuses To Condemn Trump’s Putin Praise

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) was asked multiple times on Sunday to condemn Trump's praise of Putin and he refused.

Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, explained

Putin declared a "special military operation" in Ukraine. Now, Europe is witnessing its first major war in decades.

How to think about the risk of nuclear war, according to 3 experts

The threat of nuclear weapons never went away. But Putin’s invasion of Ukraine makes it visible again.

A "no-fly zone" in Ukraine is a catastrophically bad idea

The West can’t treat Putin like he’s Saddam Hussein.

Putin Puts Russia's Nuclear Forces On High Alert

Amid the mounting tensions, Ukraine announced that a delegation would meet with Russian officials for talks.

Russians Continue Anti-War Rallies Despite Protesters' Arrests

Hundreds of demonstrators have been arrested each day by Russian police since the invasion of Ukraine started Thursday.

Fighting Breaks Out In Ukraine's Second-Largest City

Until Sunday, Russia’s troops had remained on the outskirts of Kharkiv, a city of 1.4 million about 12.4 miles south of the border with Russia.

In Foreign Policy U-turn, Germany Ups Military Spending, Arms Ukraine

Germany agrees to strengthen its military in the latest foreign policy about-face, amid pressure from allies and horror at Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

Once Sleepy and Picturesque, Ukrainian Villages Mobilize for War

While Russian assaults on Ukrainian cities have drawn most of the attention in the war’s early days, civilians in country towns have joined the fight, putting aside the routines of daily village life.

Putin Declares a Nuclear Alert, and Biden Seeks De-escalation

When the Russian leader ordered his nuclear forces into “special combat readiness,” the U.S. could have gone on high alert. Instead, the administration tried not to inflame him.

‘Ukrainian People Don’t Give Up Hope’: U.S. Rallies Express Solidarity

At events in Washington, Chicago, Boston and other cities on Sunday, demonstrators expressed their love for the country, anger at Vladimir Putin and hope for peace.

Historic sanctions on Russia had roots in emotional appeal from Zelensky

A video call by the Ukrainian wartime leader prompted jaded European leaders to act.

Live updates: Russia invades Ukraine

The two sides agree to meet at the Belarus border Monday, Ukrainian President Zelensky's office says, as Russian President Putin put nuclear forces on alert. Follow here for live news updates from the ground in Ukraine.

Is the Ukraine-Russia meeting a path forward or political sideshow? | CNN

The stage was set for a meeting between Russia and Ukraine Monday on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border, near the Pripyat River.

Putin puts Russian nuclear forces on high alert

Russian leader complains about Western response to his invasion of Ukraine.

Kyiv’s mayor: ‘We are encircled’ but full of fight

“We show our character, our knowledge, our values," Vitali Klitschko said.

Europe stares down Putin’s nuclear threat: ‘Everything is on the table right now’

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s open threat to use nuclear weapons against NATO allies supporting Ukraine appears to European officials to be a watershed in high-stakes brinkmanship which could foreshadow a new level of carnage in Ukraine.

‘What I’ve Seen Is Not Leadership’: Donald Trump Jr. Rips Biden’s Handling Of Ukraine Crisis

Donald Trump Jr. ripped President Joe Biden's leadership regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine at CPAC on Sunday.

Russian Ruble Hits Weakest Exchange Rate Against USD in History, Then Sinks Even Lower

Russian currency is becoming worthless as Ukraine urges nations to make the campaign against Russia's economy an all-out war.

Tennis Star 'Proud to Be Ukrainian,' Enlists in Fight Against Russia

A Ukrainian athlete is willing to risk everything for his country, leaving behind his tennis racquet to fight against Russia.

China, India Taking Steps That Could to Aid Putin After Sanctions Go Into Place

'The central bank will try to support [the ruble], the question is, how long. Non-residents are selling Russian assets.'

Ukrainian President Zelensky Agrees to Meet with Russian Delegation on Ukrainian-Belrusian Border

Greg Kelly graphic Ukrainian President Zelensky agreed to meet with a Russian delegation on the Ukrainian-Belrusian border. Belarus allowed Russian President Putin to launch his attack on Ukraine from inside their country. From President Zelensky’s Facebook page. Belarus tyrant Alexander Lukashenko called Vladimir Zelensky earlier today. Politicians have agreed that the Ukrainian delegation will meet…

"We Are Still Buying Crude Oil from Putin. We Are Wiring Him Money Every Day" - American Billionaire John Catsimatidis

American billionaire John Catsimatidis shared on FOX Business on Friday that under the Biden Administration, “We are being lied to every day”. FOX Business reports: John Catsimatidis, the billionaire owner and CEO of New York City supermarket chain Gristedes, who is also in the oil industry, reacted to U.S. President Biden continuing to buy oil from Russian…

Adam Schiff Nails Trump For Getting Ukrainians Killed By Withholding Military Aid

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) drilled Trump by pointing out that the former president got Ukrainians killed by withholding military aid.

Putin’s baffling war strategy

Putin’s invasion of Ukraine isn’t going as he planned. Here’s why.

EU Shuts Airspace To Russian Airlines, Will Buy Ukraine Arms

The European Union is closing its airspace to Russian airlines, and spending hundreds of millions of dollars to supply weapons to Ukraine.

What Happened on Day 4 of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Fierce Ukrainian resistance continued to keep Russian forces from gaining control of key cities. World opposition to the Russian invasion hardened, with the E.U. banning Russian aircraft from its airspace.

Putin puts Russian nuclear forces on alert as Ukrainian civilian deaths mount

Global governments moved to isolate Russia economically but fears of nuclear brinksmanship increased. An onslaught of Russian tanks and assault vehicles captured on video storming toward the capital, Kyiv, has triggered fears of further bloodshed as the humanitarian crisis of Ukrainians fleeing to neighboring countries grew.

White House responds to Russia's decision to put deterrence forces on high alert

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to put Russia's deterrence forces, which includes nuclear arms, on high alert are part of a wider pattern of unprovoked escalation and "manufactured threats" from the Kremlin.

Behind the push to freeze Moscow’s foreign cash

Ahead of the latest sanctions, Canada’s Chrystia Freeland worked with her Ukrainian counterparts to win over skeptics.

As war rages, Russia and Ukraine agree to talks

Fourth day of Russian attack marked by fierce fighting and new EU sanctions.

Protesters against Russia's war on Ukraine rally at White House and Russian Embassy in DC

Demonstrations were held in Washington, D.C., in support of Ukraine on the fourth day of Russia's assault on the country.

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