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How the war in Ukraine could change history

A political scientist on why the fate of the global political order hangs in the balance.

Germany’s dramatic reversal on defense, explained

Russia’s Ukraine war forced a turning point in how Berlin sees itself in the world.

How the West Marshaled a Stunning Show of Unity Against Russia

In a few frantic days, the West threw out the playbook it used for decades against the Kremlin and isolated Russia with unparalleled sanctions and penalties.

Russian Forces Pound Civilians, as Putin Likens Sanctions to a ‘Declaration of War’

Despite a cease-fire, Russia shelled near humanitarian corridors meant for civilians to escape an embattled city, Ukraine says, while the Russian leader also warned about a no-fly zone.

Russian Prisoners and Ukrainian Soldiers Describe Two Sides of the Conflict

The accounts painted a picture of a conflict consisting largely of ambushes, at least in northern Ukraine where the Russian forces are striving to encircle and capture the capital, Kyiv.

Pence says there’s no room in the GOP for ‘apologists for Putin’ in veiled swipe at Trump

While Pence did not explicitly refer to the former president by name, Trump has been among the loudest, and only, Republican voices supporting Putin.

'How fast could you sell this?' Russian elites scramble to move, sell assets to get ahead of international crackdown | CNN Politics

The impact of coordinated sanctions on Russia has sent shockwaves through the Russian elite as oligarchs, some targeted and others taking steps in anticipation of what could come, look to move yachts, shed assets and adapt to a wave of sanctions that have come swifter than usual, and are more expansive than before.

Putin dials up threats against Ukraine and Western powers as stalled evacuations trap thousands | CNN

Putin also said Western sanctions were the "equivalent of a declaration of war," and warned he would consider countries imposing a no-fly zone over Ukraine as "participants in a military conflict."

Zelenskyy's emotional, direct Zoom plea to Congress: No-fly zone, Russian oil ban, more military aid

The Ukrainian leader's online call with U.S. lawmakers Saturday drew hundreds of participants — and some requests that won't be easy to meet.

Putin likens sanctions to declaration of war, says Ukraine statehood at risk

The city of Mariupol says Russia is violating a ceasefire agreed on early Saturday.

Charities struggle to deliver humanitarian aid into Ukraine

Charities say they cannot send humanitarian aid into Ukraine through normal channels, with ports blocked and roads made treacherous by bombings

Rick Scott on putting US troops in Ukraine: 'I don't think you should ever take it off the table'

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said in an interview on “Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren” that will air on Sunday that putting U.S.

Powerful tornadoes touch down in Iowa, Des Moines residents told to take shelter

A powerful cluster of tornadoes touched down in Iowa Saturday evening, causing extensive damage to the towns of Winterset and Norwalk before barreling into the capital city of Des Moines, where the National Weather Service warned residents to take shelter.

Top US diplomat huddles with Ukrainian foreign minister on border

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba rendezvoused at a Ukrainian town on the Polish border Saturday.

Israeli prime minister flies to Russia on Shabbat

Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in Russia on Saturday to meet with President Vladimir Putin, breaking a sacred religious edict in the hopes of achieving peace.

Former congressman defeated by AOC to produce Broadway play with ex-convict

The lights may be out on a once-powerful congressman's political career, but the curtains are rising on his theatrical ambitions.

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Stops Presentation To Ask Sen. Rick Scott To Mute Himself

During a meeting with US lawmakers Saturday morning Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy stopped his presentation to ask Senator Rick Scott to mute his microphone.

Mastercard, Visa Halt All Operations In Russia

Mastercard and Visa suspended operations in Russia Saturday dealing yet another economic blow to the country's financial system.

Insane Footage Shows British Journalists Under Brutal Russian Attack In Ukraine

Sky News Chief Correspondent Stuart Ramsay and four colleagues were ambushed and shot Friday by Russian forces while reporting on the war in Ukraine

Putin Warns Against No-Fly Zone As Civilian Evacuations Fall Apart

The Russian president also said third parties that initiate a no-fly zone will be considered "participants" in war. Meanwhile, Ukrainians are trying to flee two cities amid chaos.

What Happened on Day 10 of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Vladimir Putin said any nation that imposes a no-fly zone would be considered an enemy combatant. Russian forces are running into problems in their key objective to take Kyiv, but are making significant inroads in southern Ukraine.

Inside Olaf Scholz’s historic shift on defense, Ukraine and Russia

The German chancellor’s big moves were the result of pressure, panic and a painful recognition of past failure.

White House weighs three-way deal to get fighter jets to Ukraine

Poland wants to donate its old MiGs to Ukraine. But there’s a catch — it needs U.S. jets.

Top EU official invites China to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

China “must” intervene to mediate between Russia and Ukraine, given the inability of the United States and European allies to stop the fighting, according to a senior European Union official.

Western Companies Are Happy To Cut Ties With Russia, But Stay Silent On Uyghur Genocide

Western businesses have exited Russia in droves since the country’s invasion of Ukraine, often citing humanitarian reasons as justification -- yet many continue to maintain healthy relationships with China.

Pinkerton: Joe Biden Wages World War E While Putin Wages War in Ukraine

An effective American president would increase U.S. energy, thereby reducing the funds Putin is using to kill Ukrainians. But while Russia is waging a hot war in Ukraine, the Democrats are more interested in waging World War E.

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