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A Ukrainian Town Goes Underground as Russia Assaults the East.

As Ukrainian forces dig into trenches and residents flee into basements, Russia’s artillery attacks have intensified. “They can’t get through the front lines and so they’re starting simply to destroy the city,” a Ukrainian official said.

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine, resistance continues in Mariupol

Ukrainian forces continue to resist Russian attacks in southeastern Mariupol, with a Ukrainian commander saying the situation at the Azovstal steel plant is "critical." Follow here for live news updates.

Janet Yellen, Ukraine Official Walk Out Of Russia’s G-20 Remarks

Jen Psaki said the White House supported Yellen’s walkout and said "it’s an indication of the fact that President Putin and Russia has become a pariah on the global stage.”

Russia’s Missile Test Fuels U.S. Fears of an Isolated Putin

American and foreign leaders have been weighing whether their success in making Russia a diplomatic pariah could push President Vladimir V. Putin to strike in new ways.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen walked out of a G20 meeting as Russia’s finance minister spoke.

Several central bank governors and finance ministers protested Russia’s participation at the spring meetings of the I.M.F. and World Bank.

The U.S. is bolstering Ukrainian artillery and air power.

Weeklong training for Ukraine’s soldiers on howitzers is taking place outside of their country, a U.S. defense official said. Additionally, new spare parts have allowed Kyiv to get more than 20 warplanes back in service.

‘Food For Thought’: Putin Tests Nuclear Missile, Warns Those Who ‘Threaten Our Country’

Russia carried out an intercontinental ballistic missile test on Wednesday, with President Vladimir Putin warning those who "try to threaten our country."

US unveils latest sanctions targeting Russia

The United States on Wednesday unveiled its latest round of sanctions going after Russia over its war on Ukraine, this time targeting a key commercial bank and "a global network of more than 40 individuals and entities led by U.S.-designated Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev."

US Treasury secretary and other finance ministers walk out of G20 meeting with Russia

Finance ministers from multiple nations walked out of a closed-door G20 session in Washington on Wednesday when the Russian delegate began his prepared remarks, a show of protest against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine.

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