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Senate backs Finland, Sweden for NATO 95-1, rebuking Russia

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators delivered overwhelming bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk”…

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Russia steps up strikes on Ukraine amid counterattacks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces on Thursday launched massive missile strikes on Ukraine’s Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, areas that haven’t been targeted in weeks,…

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In rare contact, US offers Russia deal for Griner, Whelan

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has offered a deal to Russia aimed at bringing home WNBA star Brittney Griner and another jailed American Paul Whelan,…

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Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

MOSCOW — Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country’s new space…

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Russia aims new air strikes at Black Sea coastal targets

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia targeted Ukraine’s Black Sea regions of Odesa and Mykolaiv with air strikes Tuesday, hitting private buildings and port infrastructure along…

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Russia claims airstrike on Ukrainian port only hit military targets

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian defense officials insisted Sunday that an airstrike on the Ukrainian port of Odesa hit only military targets, but the attack…

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Russia pounds major Ukrainian city after expanding war aims

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian shelling pounded a densely populated area in Ukraine’s second-largest city Thursday, killing at least two people and injuring at least…

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Golden Knights’ Artur Cholach perseveres as native Ukraine fights Russia

The Golden Knights made sure Artur Cholach’s 2022 NHL draft experience was different from his one in 2021. The defenseman didn’t even know he was…

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Russia pounds Ukraine as Putin holds talks in Tehran

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian cruise missiles struck villages around southern Ukraine’s port city of Odesa early Tuesday, hitting houses, a school and a community…

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EU zooms in on tighter Russia sanctions; backs Ukraine aid

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are zooming in Monday on tightening the extensive package of sanctions on Russia and looking at ways to…

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