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A Capitol staffer handed out Ukraine-U.S. flag pins to lawmakers attending Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s address to Congress on Wednesday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday invoked the Pearl Harbor attacks ahead of World War II and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, while urging the United States to do more to stop the Russian war against his country. Read more»

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has repeatedly called for NATO countries to institute a "no-fly zone" over his embattled nation. He addressed the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, invoking memories of the Pearl Harbor and 9/11 attacks to evoke sympathy as Russian rockets continue to batter Ukraine. Read more»

As Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky virtually addressed Congress today, I wondered, “What did they do with Lauren Boebert, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, Louie Gohmert, and Madison Cawthorn? For that matter, how dare any member of the Republican Party attend who had refused to impeach Donald Trump for his attempt to extort the Ukrainian president? Read more»

The U.S. Capitol dome at dusk.

With just five days left before government funding expires, Democrats and Republicans are trying to reach agreement on $1.5 trillion in federal spending as well as billions more in assistance to Ukraine and COVID-19 relief. Read more»

Sunday in Downtown Tucson, protesters condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

More than 1 million Ukrainians are now refugees, having left their homes as Russia invaded. Hundreds of thousands more are displaced inside that country, such as Veronika, who told the Tucson Sentinel her family's story. Read more»

In his first State of the Union address, President Biden pledged to stand with Ukraine and pointed out other nations doing the same. Read more»

Though Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine is just days old, Russia has been working for years to influence and undermine the independence of its smaller neighbor - as it happens, two prominent Americans have played a role in that effort. Read more»

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky went from being an actor, the voice of Ukraine's version of Paddington Bear, and the winner of the first season of Ukraine’s Dancing with the Stars (that’s a thing?) to being the man inspiring his nation to fight. Read more»

If you’re standing with Russia, or blaming Biden for something Putin did, or you’re deflecting for Putin and spreading Russian propaganda, then as the great Cee Lo Green once sang, “F you too.” Read more»

U.S. President Joe Biden delivering a press briefing on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, in which he condemned Russian president Vladmir Putin's justification for sending Russian troops into separatist regions in Ukraine.

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces led U.S. President Joe Biden to declare robust diplomatic sanctions against the Kremlin, while Germany had agreed to suspend the certification process for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that was to bring natural gas from Russia. Read more»

Rep.Debbie Lesko, R-Peoria, in the front row of the Judiciary Committee hearing where lawmakers began deliberating possible articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

The House Judiciary Committee ended a daylong hearing into possible articles of impeachment Wednesday against President Donald Trump with bitter partisan sparring. Read more»

Kurt Volker, the former executive director of the McCain Institute and former U.S. envoy to Ukraine, told the House Intelligence Committee that he was not aware of efforts to get the Ukrainians to investigate the family of former Vice President Joe Biden. National Security aide Tim Morrison looks on.

Former McCain Institute Executive Director Kurt Volker told the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday that he was unaware of any efforts to get the Ukrainian government to interfere in U.S. politics in exchange for military aid. Read more»

U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes' opening impeachment statement made some claims that require some context.

During the first day of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump's conduct regarding Ukraine, the top members of the House Intelligence Committee made several statements that lacked context and required more information. Read more»

United States House of Representatives chamber

President Trump repeatedly said his July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president was “perfect,” and a simple reading of the “transcript” is all that’s needed to evaluate the impeachment probe. But congressional testimony has revealed key pieces of information beyond that conversation. Read more»

McCain Institute Executive Director Kurt Volker at an event in Ukraine earlier this month. Volker was U.S. special envoy to Ukraine until last week, when he resigned after a whistleblower raised concerns about the White House’s dealings with that country.

Kurt Volker is still serving as executive director of ASU's McCain Institute, after resigning as U.S. special envoy for Ukraine when his name surfaced last week in a whistleblower’s report on President Trump’s dealings with that country. Read more»

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