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Concert to benefit https://uafirstaid.com/, an organization founded by Ukrainian Ohio U students who returned to Ukraine at the start of the war to help their people by providing tactical medical supplies direct to soldiers and hospitals in Ukraine. Musical performances by Athens’ own Hill Spirits, PLUS album release event with solo and joint sets by… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The Biden administration is asking Congress for $33 billion in funding to respond to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, more than double the $14 billion in support authorized so far, senior administration officials told reporters in a briefing Thursday morning ahead of President Biden’s remarks on the additional assistance. The money… Read More
Join us Wednesday, April 20, from 3 – 10 pm, for a benefit for the people of Ukraine. $1 from every draft beer and $1 from all Ukrainian food specials donated to Razom Emergency Response, for medical supplies for Ukrainian citizens & soldiers. razomforukraine.org/razom-emergency-response/ Special beer release: “WEkraine” Anti-Imperialism Imperial Stout imperial milk stout aged… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Ukraine’s military has fought so effectively that Russia has abandoned its Plan A, which envisioned a quick takeover of the capital Kyiv. Russia has now turned to Plan B, with troops focused on the eastern part of Ukraine. So as the war enters a new phase, what does this mean for… Read More
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted to suspend Russia from the U.N.’s leading human rights body over allegations of horrific rights violations by Russian soldiers in Ukraine, which the United States and Ukraine have called tantamount to war crimes. Russia is the second country to have its membership rights stripped at… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — NATO announced Thursday it was increasing the number of multinational troops that will be deployed to four NATO member countries near Ukraine, including Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. Retired Lt. Gen. Doug Lute, who served on the National Security Council staff and was U.S. ambassador to NATO during the Obama administration,… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — When the invasion of Ukraine began three weeks ago, many thought it would end quickly because of Russia’s military strength. But as the war drags on and Ukraine digs in, two questions are increasingly being asked: Can Ukraine win this war, and what will it take? While Russia has occupied the… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Wednesday was asked by reporters whether he was ready to call Russian President Putin a war criminal. “I think he is a war criminal,” Biden said. White House press secretary Jen Psaki noted that a legal review has been under way at the State Department to review the… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Several Republicans competing for the party’s nomination to run for U.S. Senate in Ohio are facing scrutiny for their ties to Russia as the country intensifies its war against Ukraine. Much of the attention has focused on former Ohio Republican Party Chair Jane Timken, whose husband’s family runs a company that… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy delivered a virtual address to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday morning. His remarks come as the Russian invasion of Ukraine enters its third week. The Ukrainian president spoke to many lawmakers over a Zoom call earlier this month as Congress seeks to help his country fend off… Read More
Updated March 11, 2022 at 11:10 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Friday announced that he will work with Congress on legislation to revoke Russia’s permanent normal trade relations status because of its invasion of Ukraine. That would mean Russia would be one of only three countries to not have normal trade… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The foreign ministers of Ukraine and Russia on Thursday met in the highest-level negotiations between the two nations since Russia invaded eastern Ukraine more than two weeks ago. The talks, held in Antalya, Turkey, were the fourth set of diplomatic discussions thus far, and like the previous efforts, failed to lead… Read More
Updated March 8, 2022 at 12:28 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Tuesday announced a ban on U.S. imports of Russian oil and gas — the latest move to try to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine. “The United States is targeting the main artery of Russia’s economy,” Biden said. “That means Russian… Read More
Ohio Valley ReSource · ‘Kindred lands’: Scholar talks similarities between Appalachia and Ukraine LOUISVILLE, Ky. (OVR) — Though they’re about 5,000 miles apart, Appalachia has a lot in common with Ukraine, especially the rugged Carpathian Mountains in the western side of the country. A group of scholars has been exploring the parallels between the two regions for years…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There’s new movement by state government to show support for Ukraine as it battles an invasion by Russia. Attorney General Dave Yost has asked Ohio’s five public pension funds to pull all $112 million in their Russian-based investments out. He writes in a letter: “This is a matter of moral imperative,… Read More
Updated March 2, 2022 at 12:46 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday approved a non-binding resolution condemning Russia for invading Ukraine and demanding that it withdraw its military forces. The vote came after a series of speeches during which the majority of countries called on Russia to end… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — As world governments step up their penalties against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, businesses and consumers are protesting the country with sanctions of their own. A growing range of Russian businesses, organizations and individuals are facing boycotts over their country’s invasion of Ukraine. Clearing vodka from the shelves is largely… Read More
Updated February 24, 2022 at 5:23 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — As Russian military forces and Russian-backed separatists continued striking targets across Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on the public to remain calm while declaring martial law. Missile strikes and military barrages struck Ukrainian targets from the country’s northern, eastern and… Read More
Updated February 22, 2022 at 3:26 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Russia’s decision to order troops into parts of eastern Ukraine is “the beginning of a Russian invasion,” President Biden said Tuesday as he announced a new set of sweeping sanctions targeting Russia’s ability to do business with the West. The moves by Russia… Read More
Senators voted as expected to clear President Trump on both articles of impeachment filed by the House. Now Washington must try to pick up the pieces.
The proceedings are expected to close out next week, with a final vote set for Wednesday and the acquittal of President Trump likely.
Senators will get another chance Thursday to ask questions of House managers and President Donald Trump’s defense team as they weigh whether to call witnesses in the impeachment trial. They will likely debate and vote Friday on whether to call witnesses.