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Ukraine - Russia War
Then Israeli prime minister Golda Meir speaks at the United Nations in New York, United States, October 22, 1970.

Street in Kyiv to be named after Golda Meir - Israeli envoy

Born in Ukraine's capital, Meir's family fled the city due to antisemitic violence

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A Russian military convoy is seen on the road toward the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia region, southeastern Ukraine, on May 1, 2022.

Ukraine: New strikes at nuclear power plant, UN worried of 'catastrophe'

'Russia is a terrorist state and is holding the nuclear power plant hostage, blackmailing nuclear disaster'

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Participants of a rally "Getting Rid of Soviet Heritage" with the Ukrainian and the Latvian national flag leave after a march from the Freedom Monument to the Soviet Victory Monument in Riga, Latvia on May 20, 2022.

Latvian parliament declares Russia 'state sponsor of terrorism'

Statement also condemns use of cluster munitions by Russian forces

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In this file photograph taken on June 15, 2019, servicemen of the Azov regiment and Ukrainian National Guard march through the city of Mariupol, Ukraine.

Pro-Russian Donetsk head says trial of Azov fighters to begin by end of summer

Ukraine says that the captives are prisoners of war and should be protected by the Geneva Conventions

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This photograph taken on August 3, 2022, shows the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razoni carrying 26,000 tons of corn from Ukraine, off the coast of northwest Istanbul, as it waits for an inspection delegation.

First Ukraine grain ship docks in Turkey after being turned away

Sierra Leone-flagged vessel Razoni docks at port of Mersin after finding a buyer for its 26,000 tons of corn

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Le président ukrainien Volodymyr Zelensky depuis Kiev, en Ukraine, le 4 avril 2022

Ukraine’s Zelensky says war with Russia must end with Crimea liberation

'Crimea is Ukrainian and we will never give it up'

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US President Joe Biden signs the Instruments of Ratification for the Accession Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty for the Republic of Finland and Kingdom of Sweden, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 9, 2022.

Biden signs ratification of Finland, Sweden NATO bids

The US Senate last week backed the addition of the two Nordic states by an overwhelming 95-1 vote

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Russian soldiers stand guard in Kherson, Kherson region, southern Ukraine, on May 20, 2022.

Ukrainian guerrillas resist Russia's occupation in southeast

'We are invisible behind the Russian lines, this is our strength,' says Andriy of 'Yellow Ribbon' resistance

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US Air Force serviceman checks pallets of shells bound for Ukraine, on April 29, 2022, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

US pledges $1 billion more rockets, other arms for Ukraine

The package also includes more surface-to-air missiles

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Civilians walk past a burning car as they leave after an air strike in the courtyard of hotel Industria and civilian residences in the center of Kramatorsk, Ukraine, on July 7, 2022

Amnesty Int’l regrets ‘distress and anger’ caused by Ukraine report

The rights group sparked outrage with recent report accusing Ukraine's military of endangering civilians

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A general view of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, situated in the Russian-controlled area of Enerhodar, Ukraine, on April 27, 2022.

UN chief asks for access to Ukraine’s nuclear plant after new attack

Antonio Guterres told journalists that 'any attack (on) a nuclear plant is a suicidal thing'

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The Fulmar S bulk carrier, registered in Barbados, sail towards the port of Chornomorsk on the Black Sea on August 7, 2022.

Four more ships sail from Ukraine’s ports under UN-negotiated deal

'We plan to ensure the ability of the ports to handle at least 100 vessels per month in the near future'

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Police experts stand by the bodies of civilians who were killed in a Russian missile strike in Saltivka, a northern district of the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, on July 20, 2022.

Ukraine forces endangering civilians, says Amnesty Int’l

'Being in a defensive position does not exempt the Ukrainian military from respecting international... law'

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A Russian serviceman guards an area of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station in territory under Russian military control, southeastern Ukraine, on May 1, 2022.

Russia says could use nukes in response to ‘direct aggression’ by NATO states

'If Western countries try to test our resolve, Russia will not back down'

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This handout picture taken and released by the Turkish Defense Ministry press office on August 1, 2022, shows the Sierra Leone-flagged dry cargo ship Razoni, carrying a cargo of 26,000 tonnes of corn, departing from the Black Sea port of Odesa, Ukraine,

First grain ship to leave Ukraine anchors off Turkish coast

Kyiv says at least 16 more grain ships are waiting to depart

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A video grab made from handout footage taken in Moscow, Russia, on April 7, 2017 and released by the Russian Defence Ministry shows defense ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov making a statement.

Russia accuses US of direct involvement in Ukraine war over rocket strikes

'The Biden administration is directly responsible for all Kyiv-approved rocket attacks on residential areas'

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A journalist watches as the bulk carrier Razoni starts its way from the port in Odesa, Ukraine, on August 1, 2022.

Ship carrying Ukrainian grain on track for safe arrival, says Turkey

'We cannot have illusions that Russia will simply refrain from trying to disrupt Ukrainian exports'

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Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a media briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, October 27, 2021.

US to provide Ukraine with $550m package of weapons - Pentagon

New tranche will include additional lethal aid and ammunition for HIMARS rocket systems

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This handout picture released by Ukrainian Emergency Service on July 22, 2022 shows rescuers lifting with a crane a fragment of missile in a wheat field in Mykolaiv region, Ukraine.

Turkey says first shipment of Ukrainian grain has left port of Odesa

This comes one day after Russian missiles killed the owner of a major grain exporter

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivers a statement during a joint press conference with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, following their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, on July 28, 2022.

Ukraine’s Zelensky urges evacuation of frontline Donetsk region

'They need to be evacuated, you cannot put them in mortal danger in the winter without heating, light'

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A view shows the city of Mariupol and the Azovstal steel plant on May 10, 2022, amid the ongoing Russian military action in Ukraine.

'Sickening' video shows Russian soldiers castrate Ukrainian prisoner

Monitors say the video is authentic; victim apparently executed

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A Russian soldier guards an area in Kherson, southern Ukraine, on May 20, 2022.

Ukraine says scores of Russian forces killed in Kherson fighting

'The Ukrainian army is pouring it on against the Russians and this is only the beginning'

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Servicemen of the militia from the Donetsk People's Republic walk past damaged apartment buildings in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 16, 2022.

Moscow accuses Kyiv of striking east Ukraine jail, says 40 dead

Moscow claims the 'bloody provocation of Kyiv regime' is aimed at intimidation of own troops

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Firefighters work to put out a fire in a house after a suspected missile attack of a residential area in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on July 11, 2022.

Israel sends 25,000 instant meals to Ukraine’s Kharkiv

'You can't say anywhere in Kharkiv is safe', the city mayor says