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House Passes Bipartisan $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

by Jennifer Shutt, Missouri Independent May 11, 2022 WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to provide an additional $40 billion in economic, humanitarian and military assistance to Ukraine as its troops continue fighting back against Russia’s invasion. The legislation, released just hours before, now goes to the U.S. …

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U.S. Sanctions Russia’s Largest Bank, Putin’s Daughters

Russian bank

In a new round of sanctions, the United States has banned American investments in Russia, imposed penalties on family members of Vladimir Putin and other top Russian officials and tightened restrictions on Sberbank, the country’s largest financial institution. The sanctions also target Alfa Bank, Russia’s largest privately-owned financial institution. The …

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Accuses Russia Of ‘Genocide’

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused Russian forces of committing “genocide” near the capital, Kyiv. Russia denied the allegations. What are believed to be the bodies of civilians were found when reporters from Reuters and other journalists entered the town of Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, after Russian forces withdrew. “This …

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