President Joe Biden will deliver only the second Oval Office address of his term on Thursday night to make the case for U.S. backing of Ukraine and Israel in a time of war.
The Oval Office address is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Thursday.
By omitting more Ukraine aid from the funding plan to keep the government running, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy closed the door on a Senate package that would have funneled $6 billion to Ukraine.
The bill passed Saturday to keep the federal government open did not include President Biden's request for more financial aid and security assistance to Ukraine.
The Ukrainian president briefed lawmakers on the state of the war and told them Ukrainians “are winning." He was facing Republicans who question the flow of U.S. dollars that for 19 months has helped keep his troops in the fight against Russian forces.
The president is trying to rally support for Kyiv’s effort to repel a nearly 19-month-old Russian invasion that has no end in sight.
A U.S. official says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may travel to Russia this month to meet with President Vladimir Putin as the Kremlin tries to acquire military equipment for use in its war in Ukraine.
Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin was aboard the plane that crashed north of Moscow on Wednesday, killing everyone on board, according to Russia’s civil aviation agency. Prigozhin mounted a short-lived armed mutiny against Russia's military leadership in late June.
Ukraine claims it destroyed a key Russian missile defense system in the latest showing of drone attacks. If confirmed, it would be another embarrassing blow for Moscow.
Those killed included a 6-year-old girl, and 15 children were among the 129 wounded when a Russian missile hit the city of Chernihiv Saturday.
Independent journalists from Russia have had to flee their country to report the truth 18 months since Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine started.
The Biden administration is sending up to $400 million in additional military aid to Ukraine, including a variety of munitions for advanced air defense systems and a number of small, surveillance Hornet drones.
A Kremlin spokesman said Russia would suspend a grain initiative until its demands to get its own agricultural shipments to the world are met.
A Kremlin spokesman said Monday that the three-hour meeting took place at the Kremlin on June 29 and also involved commanders from a military company Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin founded.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday blasted organizers of a weekend revolt as traitors who played into the hands of Ukraine’s government and its allies.
Russia says the head of a private military company who staged a short-lived rebellion will move to Belarus and not face prosecution.
The 31-year-old U.S. citizen and Wall Street Journal reporter was arrested on espionage charges in late March while on a reporting trip.
A major dam in southern Ukraine has collapsed, flooding villages, endangering crops in the country’s breadbasket and threatening drinking water supplies.
Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, noted in an edited video that “the Russians are dying” and described the U.S. military assistance to Ukraine as “the best money we’ve ever spent.”
Leaders of the world’s most powerful democracies warned China and North Korea against building up their nuclear arsenals, pivoting to major northeast Asian crises ahead of the arrival later Saturday of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.