United with Ukraine [July–September 2023]

The United States and European allies remain steadfast in their support for Ukraine’s independence and sovereignty.

Coming to terms with war trauma in Ukraine [September 19, 2023]

Medical specialists from Ukraine visited hospitals in the United States to share insights into treating people injured in war.

People looking at empty hospital bed (© Lewis Madanick/COIL)
Ukrainian Member of Parliament Oksana Dmytriyeva (center) tours a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Washington in September 2022. (© Lewis Madanick/COIL)

Ukraine’s neighbors offer routes for grain exports [September 5, 2023]

After Russia walked away from the Black Sea Grain Initiative, Ukraine found alternative routes for its grain.

Black-and-white photo of hands holding bowl with color image of Earth inside it, beside text on grain destroyed by Putin’s attacks (Graphic: State Dept./M. Gregory. Image: © mantinov/Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

U.S. humanitarian aid for Ukraine war tops $2.6 billion [August 29, 2023]

Learn about the kinds of humanitarian assistance the United States provides to help people affected by Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Graphic outlining humanitarian aid for Ukraine war with photo of men putting wounded woman into ambulance (Graphic: State Dept./M. Gregory. Photo: © Ukrainian Emergency Service via AP)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Ukrainian students face an uncertain school year [August 24, 2023]

As Ukraine’s students return to school, the United Nations, the U.S. and Europe are helping to rebuild the nation’s schools.

Photo of child wearing a backpack stepping over debris of destroyed school in Ukraine with text that reads: An estimated 5.3 million Ukrainian children face barriers to education. (Photo: © Emilio Morenatti/AP)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

5 symbols of Ukrainian independence [August 16, 2023]

Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day August 24. Learn more about a few symbols that represent Ukraine’s pride, sacrifice and unity.

Five symbols of Ukraine: flag, trident, independence statue, sunflower, and letter 'i' with two dots above it (Photos: © Andreas Wolochow, © Free_styler, and © Oleksandrum, all via Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory. Photos: © Andreas Wolochow/Shutterstock.com © Free_styler/Shutterstock.com and © Oleksandrum/Shutterstock.com)

World leaders call on Russia to rejoin Black Sea grain deal [August 10, 2023]

Pope Francis and other world leaders urged Russia to comply with an agreement that provides Ukrainian grain to countries around the world.

Map showing shipping routes of Ukrainian grain around the world (State Dept./M. Gregory)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Blinken urges countries to step up aid amid global food crisis [August  8, 2023]

The U.S. is providing $362 million in additional assistance amid a growing global food crisis, worsened by Russia’s war against Ukraine.

Person standing amid debris in field (© Libkos/AP)
Speaking at the United Nations, Secretary of State Antony Blinken called conflict the largest driver of food insecurity. Above, a person surveys a farm storage facility in Ukraine that was destroyed by Russia’s forces July 21. (© Libkos/AP)

Russia’s top talent fleeing to other countries [August 3, 2023]

Russians continue to leave their country for opportunities elsewhere because of the war in Ukraine and political repression.

Russian flag and images of people running with briefcases next to information on how many people have left Russia since February 24, 2022 (Graphic: State Dept./M. Gregory. Image: © Kapreski/Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

How Ukraine and U.S. tech firms build for the future [July 26, 2023]

Ukraine relies on U.S. technology to document potential war crimes, track bomb damage and monitor agricultural output, among other things.

Computer code in colors of the Ukrainian flag (© Ground Picture/Shutterstock.com)
(© Ground Picture/Shutterstock.com)

Russia leaves U.N. grain deal, threatening world food supply [July 20, 2023]

Learn what officials are saying about the impact of Russia’s decision to walk away from the U.N.’s Black Sea Grain Initiative.

Woman carrying firewood past women and children standing and sitting next to tents (© Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP)
Somalia was among the countries that received grain via the Black Sea Grain Initiative. Above, women and children stay at a camp in Somalia for those displaced by the drought in 2022. (© Mohamed Sheikh Nor/AP)

500 days of Ukrainian resilience [July 10, 2023]

The war has made heroes of everyday people in Ukraine. Meet a few of them as Ukraine has passed the 500th day since Russia’s invasion.

Young men and women shoveling debris in bombed-out building (© Roman Hrytsyna/AP)
Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the people have remained steadfast in working together to defend their country. Above, young volunteers clear debris from a building a Russian rocket destroyed in the village of Yahidne in July 2022. (© Roman Hrytsyna/AP)

More Ukrainian grain delivered worldwide via U.N. deal [July 5, 2023]

Graphic with depictions of wheat grains in map of Ukraine with text on grain shipped from Ukrainian ports (State Dept./M. Gregory. Image: © minizen/Shutterstock.com)
(State Dept./M. Gregory)

Over 65% of Ukrainian wheat exported through a U.N. initiative reached developing countries as of March. Learn more about the deal.

Billions pledged for Ukraine’s recovery [June 29, 2023]

World leaders recently pledged billions of dollars and euros toward Ukraine’s recovery. See what the U.S. and its allies are doing to help.

Man wearing goggles welding pipe (© Evgeniy Maloletka/AP)
Ukraine is steadily rebuilding its infrastructure that Russia’s forces have bombed. Above, a power plant worker repairs damages after an attack by Russia in central Ukraine in January. ( © Evgeniy Maloletka/AP)

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