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Mar 14 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to address members of Congress on Wednesday, as Russia continues its multi-front war against Ukraine.
In a letter to members of Congress Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said the United States "and the world are in awe of the people of Ukraine, who have shown extraordinaryFox News (Online News)
Dec 16 2020
Many of the president-elect's Cabinet picks featured in the Obama administration. But Joe Biden's White House will mix experience with unprecedented diversity.
The Electoral College has spoken. Many (but not all) top Republicans now refer to Joseph R. Biden Jr. as president-elect. And Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, and MexicanChristian Science Monitor
May 15 2022
After months of anticipation, Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced Thursday their country’s intention to apply for membership in NATO, and neighboring Sweden is not far behind. In polling last fall, only about a fifth to a quarter of Finns and Swedes supported their respective countries joining NATO. After Putin’s premeditated, unprovoked, and highlyThe Bulwark
Mar 23 2022
The U.S. has formally declared that Russia has committed war crimes during the invasion of Ukraine. Is the label justified?
President Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal last week, and Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday that the U.S. "assesses that members of Russia's forces have committed war crimes in Ukraine." Though Russia says its troops arenCommon Dreams BBC News New York Post (Opinion)
Apr 13 2022
On Tuesday evening, former Vice President Mike Pence praised Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelenskyy, criticized President Biden and "cancel culture" and said he would tell his child "I love you" if his son or daughter came out as gay.
His remarks at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, more than four years removed from a violent white nationalist rally in 2017, revealed aCBS News (Online)
May 10 2022
During the daily briefing at the White House Monday afternoon, Press Secretary Jen Psaki claimed "nobody" could have predicted current, record inflation.
"As we look ahead to tomorrow's inflation speech, let me ask you to look back at some of the warnings that were issued last year by Summers and Rattner and so on. In retrospect, were they right that some of the government policiesTownhall
Jun 16 2021
The Russian Navy is conducting military maneuver exercises near Hawaii as President Joe Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva. The U.S. responded by scrambling three F-22 stealth fighter jets from Hawaii.
According to Russian officials, the exercise is Russia's largest maneuver in the Pacific Ocean since the end of the Cold War.Newsmax (News) Newsweek CBS News (Online)
May 05 2022
5/12/22: Coverage on this blog has ended. For the latest balanced news coverage of the Ukraine-Russia conflict, check out our Ukraine war page.
This blog will feature constant updates on misinformation, fake news, fact-checking, unconfirmed stories, disputed claims and statistics, and examples of propaganda and disinformation relating to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict. If youAllSides Staff
Nov 05 2017
President Trump kicked off his 12 day trip to Asia in Japan meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss trade and North Korea. President Trump has also said he would probably meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin while on the trip to discuss North Korea.New York Times (News) Business Insider Fox News (Online News)
Apr 01 2020
Democratic and more authoritarian governments have adopted many similar measures to address COVID-19. But it’s worth watching for where they diverge – including steps toward tighter controls on dissent and support for coordinated international response.
For hundreds of millions of us across the globe, much of life as we’ve known it is now on hold. Not so, however, politics. OrChristian Science Monitor