ukraine-crisis

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What Ukraine means for America and the world | Opinion

BY: - February 26, 2022

Putin could easily find that this battle costs him control of his own country, opening the door for a new and better chapter in world history.

U.S. sanctions Putin’s personal assets, readies forces for NATO deployment

BY: - February 25, 2022

The United States will continue to provide assistance to Ukraine, even as the logistics have become more complicated, officials said.

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Bullies understand one language. The U.S., West must speak with one voice | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 25, 2022

It's clear that every tool in the international community's arsenal, short of direct force, has to be deployed to halt Putin.

New U.S. sanctions on Russia target banks, high-tech imports

BY: and - February 24, 2022

WASHINGTON — The United States and Western allies stepped up economic sanctions on Russia following its escalated attack on Ukraine, President Joe Biden said at the White House on Thursday. Biden had for weeks pledged to impose significant sanctions on Russia if President Vladimir Putin followed through on plans to invade Ukraine. As the invasion ramped […]

‘These are human beings.’ How Pa.’s Ukrainian community is responding to Russian invasion

BY: - February 24, 2022

Groups such as the Ukrainian League of Philadelphia and the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in neighboring Montgomery County have feared and advocated against a Russian invasion for months.

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How the Ukraine invasion could affect you: Higher food, gas prices, risk of recession | Analysis

BY: - February 24, 2022

The conflict is on the other side of the globe, but its impact could hit you right here at home

Waves of Russian forces launch assault on Ukraine and U.S. prepares added sanctions

BY: - February 24, 2022

President Joe Biden Thursday vowed a “united and decisive” wave of sanctions against Russia in the wake of its Ukraine invasion.

Amid Ukraine invasion, 20 Pa. National Guardsmen heading to Lithuania this month for ‘routine training’

BY: - February 24, 2022

Since 1993, the Pennsylvania National Guard has had a partnership with the Lithuanian military.

War in Ukraine: What Pa. politicians have to say about it

BY: - February 24, 2022

Russian forces rolled into the Donbas region of Ukraine on Wednesday, with President Joe Biden vowing “consequences” as Russian strongman Vladimir Putin launched attacks across the democratic eastern European nation. Here’s how Pennsylvania’s elected leaders reacted to the news. This post will be updated to fill in any blanks. Gov. Tom Wolf: I stand with […]

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National report card gives Pa. a C-plus for its medical marijuana law | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 24, 2022

A Philadelphia lawmaker, Rep. Chris Rabb, is offering bills he says would help close the gaps.

Before any U.S. troops are sent to Ukraine, some in Congress want a say

BY: - February 23, 2022

A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants Biden to follow the Constitution 'by consulting with Congress,' before putting forces in harm's way.

Members of Congress from both parties in Pa. and beyond urge tough sanctions on Russia

BY: , , and - February 22, 2022

Members of Congress appear unified, for the moment, that the most the United States should do is restrict Russia's economy, not send U.S. soldiers to face Russian troops in the streets of Ukraine.