Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland’s Remarks on the Two-Year Anniversary of Russia’s Full-Scale Invasion of Ukraine

AMBASSADOR VICTORIA NULAND, UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS CENTER FOR SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (CSIS) WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 22, 2024 UNDER SECRETARY NULAND: Thank you, Max, it is very good to be here with you at CSIS; and thanks to CSIS for decades of incisive research and recommendations for policymakers. I have been a beneficiary myself …

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Protecting Ukraine’s invaluable heritage

By ShareAmerica In the early hours of July 23, 2023, a Russian missile struck Transfiguration Cathedral, severely damaging the largest church in Odesa, Ukraine. A woman outside the Odesa Transfiguration Cathedral, destroyed in Russian missile attacks July 23, 2023 (© Jae C. Hong/AP) In the days that followed, people of the city came to see …

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U.S. humanitarian aid for Ukraine war tops $2.6 billion

By ShareAmerica The U.S. commitment to Ukraine in the face of Russia’s aggression is broad and enduring. The U.S. government has provided more than  $2.6 billion  (PDF, 753KB) in humanitarian assistance to help people affected by Russia’s 2022 full-scale invasion of Ukraine. This humanitarian assistance — through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department …

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Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Press Availability

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE PRESS BRIEFING ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. DECEMBER 20, 2023 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, good morning, everyone. QUESTION:  Good morning. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  When President Biden took office, he promised to deliver for the American people by reinvesting in America’s greatest sources of strength.  And since day one, that’s exactly what we’ve done. We’ve done …

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G7 Leaders’ Statement

WHITE HOUSE DECEMBER 06, 2023 We, the Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7), met virtually on December 6, 2023, to address global challenges and shape a course for a better future. We reaffirm our commitment made at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, which is a city that suffered an atomic bombing and now has …

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Russia’s War on Ukraine’s Grain and Global Food Supply, in Five Myths

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT CENTER AUGUST 17, 2023 Russia’s disinformation myths cannot hide the hard truths that (1) sanctions did not apply to Russia’s grain, (2) Ukraine’s grain is critical to getting adequate food to low-income countries, (3) Russia cannot replace Ukraine’s grain supply, (4) the Kremlin is on track to destroy more grain than it has …

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How the U.S. and its partners support mental health

By ShareAmerica Nearly 1 billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental health disorder, according to the  World Health Organization . Rates of depression and anxiety shot up 25% during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. government works at home and abroad to advance the response to mental health challenges around the world. Mental …

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Special Online Briefing: Dr. Fowler Special Envoy for Global Food Security And Ambassador O’Brien Head of the State Department’s Sanctions Office

SPECIAL BRIEFING DR. CARY FOWLER, SPECIAL ENVOY FOR GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY OFFICE OF GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY DIVISION FOR COUNTER THREAT FINANCE AND SANCTIONS BRUSSELS MEDIA HUB AUGUST 4, 2023 MODERATOR: Good afternoon from the State Department’s Brussels Media Hub. I would like to welcome everyone joining us for today’s virtual press briefing. We are very honored …

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The United States Announces More Than $380 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Africa

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 20, 2023 The United States will provide an additional $380 million in humanitarian assistance for Africa. With this funding, the United States has provided more than $4 billion in humanitarian assistance this fiscal year to respond to the needs of refugees, internally displaced persons, and people …

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Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on Russia’s Withdrawal from the Black Sea Grain Initiative

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield U.S. Representative to the United Nations New York, New York July 21, 2023 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President. And thank you, to Under-Secretary-General Griffiths and DiCarlo, for your sobering briefing. And I want to express our appreciation to Ecuador and France for calling this important meeting. Colleagues, it seems every single …

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The United States Provides $15 Million in Additional Assistance for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services Programming in Ukraine

Office of Press Relations press@usaid.gov Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Press Release Today in Kyiv, USAID Administrator Samantha Power announced $15 million in additional development funding to further strengthen USAID’s mental health and psychosocial support programming in Ukraine, including through the First Lady of Ukraine’s All-Ukrainian Mental Health Initiative. More than 500 days of the Russian …

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Making sure food for the world’s hungry is safe

By ShareAmerica Jun 6, 2023 The United States is the  largest provider of international food assistance  in the world, and it takes care that the food that feeds hungry people is safe and nutritious. The U.S. Department of Agriculture requires that food products are inspected and meet  quality standards . What’s more, it requires packaging to keep the food safe and alerts the …

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Statement by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on World Refugee Day

United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy For Immediate Release June 20, 2022 Statement by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield on World Refugee Day We are facing an unprecedented global displacement crisis. Record numbers of people are being forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict, disasters, and political instability …

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