Designating Members of the Russia-Based Trickbot Cybercrime Network

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 7, 2023 The United States, in coordination with the United Kingdom, is taking action today against the Trickbot group, a Russia-based cybercrime network that has targeted the U.S. Government and U.S. companies, including hospitals. The Department of the Treasury sanctioned 11 key actors in the network’s operation. Concurrently, …

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Biden is committed to NASA’s Artemis program for the moon and beyond

By ShareAmerica President Biden is committed to NASA’s multilateral mission to return to the moon and send astronauts to Mars. “Through the Artemis program, the United States is building the broadest and most diverse international human space exploration coalition in history,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in November 2022. The Artemis program aims to …

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U.S. scientists work to stave off desertification

By ShareAmerica U.S. scientists are developing technologies and new approaches to reduce desertification and in some cases return harmed land to its earlier fertile condition. A classic example of desertification is the 1930s Dust Bowl period in the United States, which devastated Midwestern states. It was a time when severe droughts combined with poor land-management …

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Statement from President Joe Biden Ahead of the Fifth Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention

WHITE HOUSE MAY 12, 2023 Chemical weapons have wrought unthinkable horrors upon our world, and should never again be developed or deployed—period. That’s the commitment the world made when the Chemical Weapons Convention created the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in 1997—and it’s a commitment we must renew every day until our world …

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Establishing an Ambassador-at-Large for the Arctic Region

PRESS STATEMENT VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON BUREAU OF GLOBAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS AUGUST 26, 2022 An Arctic region that is peaceful, stable, prosperous, and cooperative is of critical strategic importance to the United States and a priority for Secretary Blinken. As one of eight Arctic nations, the United States has long been committed to protecting …

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The President’s National Space Policy

The President’s National Space Policy , released yesterday, outlines America’s principles and goals regarding our national interests and activities in space. The policy reaffirms America’s leadership in outer space, emphasizes the importance of the commercial space sector to economic growth, and reaffirms the importance of all nations acting responsibly for the safety, stability, security, and long-term sustainability …

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Lessons from a Russian teaching in West Virginia

When she is not teaching science to American college students, Mariia Kharina, of Kazan, Russia, finds time to sightsee. On her list: the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls and local jazz clubs. (Courtesy photo) Teaching in the United States has been a life-changing experience for Mariia Kharina, who lectures at …

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