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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2023-02-19 -- secretary of state antony blinken (7), war ukraine (6), wang yi (6), vice president kamala harris (5), chancellor olaf scholz (5)

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secretary of state antony blinken (7), war ukraine (6), wang yi (6), vice president kamala harris (5), chancellor olaf scholz (5)

N. Korea makes fresh threats, US bombers fly after ICBM test

North Korea says its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test was meant to further bolster its “fatal” nuclear attack capability and threatened additional powerful steps over upcoming drills between the U.S. and South Korea

Faint cracks emerge in the facade of Putin's rule, one year after Ukraine invasion | CNN

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is fond of a phrase, "the wonderful Russia of the future," his shorthand for a country without President Vladimir Putin.

Blinken and China's top diplomat spar over spy balloon incident in Munich meeting

Wang Yi slams the United States' "excessive use of force" while Blinken warns such surveillance "must never again occur."

US formally accuses Russia of crimes against humanity in Ukraine

Vice President Kamala Harris told the Munich Security Conference that the US will hold guilty Russians and ‘their superiors’ accountable.

The sense of a fractured world permeates Munich.

The U.S. description of the meeting, which resumed diplomatic contact between Washington and Beijing after it broke down over the balloon episode, said nothing about how the Chinese official, Wang ...

Trading Books for a Rifle: The Teacher Who Volunteered in Ukraine

When Russia invaded, recruiting officers asked no questions of the Ukrainian teacher. They handed her a rifle and 120 bullets, and assigned her to a unit expecting to fight in urban combat if the Russian Army broke into Kyiv.

North Korea Launched ICBM After US-South Korea Exercises Announced

North Korea launched an ICBM Saturday hours after South Korea announced it would hold joint exercises with the United States.

US warns allies at Munich that China may increase support for Russia | CNN Politics

The US has recently begun seeing "disturbing" trendlines in China's support for Russia's military and there are signs that Beijing wants to "creep up to the line" of providing lethal military aid to Russia without getting caught, US officials familiar with the intelligence told CNN.

Blinken: 'Deep concern' that China could provide lethal support for Russia's war in Ukraine

Blinken characterized the U.S. relationship with China as “competitive” and “among the most consequential but also complex."

It’s the end of the world as we know it — and Munich feels nervous

If even the Germans are worried about the world’s perils, this could well be the moment to really start worrying.

China talks ‘peace,’ woos Europe and trashes Biden in Munich

Beijing will pitch its own peace plan. Europeans are predictably skeptical.

Blinken Has Tense Meeting With Chinese Official Amid Spy Balloon Furor

The meeting resumed diplomatic contact between Washington and Beijing that had been frozen since the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon.

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