US estimates Ukraine military shortages could grow catastrophic by late March

US estimates Ukraine military shortages could grow catastrophic by late March

(NEW YORK) -- By spring, Ukraine faces a potentially catastrophic shortage of ammunition and air defenses that could effectively turn the tide of the war and lend Russian President Vladimir Putin a significant advantage, according to an internal U.S. estimate.Speaking on condition of anonymity, two U.S. officials described "late March"…
Russia denies US access to American-Russian former ballerina accused of treason

Russia denies US access to American-Russian former ballerina accused of treason

(NEW YORK) -- Moscow's arrest of a Los Angeles woman on charges of high treason has cast a new spotlight on the steep challenges imposed by Russia's refusal to recognize almost all dual citizenships -- sharply limiting diplomats' ability to oversee the cases and intervene if warranted.Ksenia Karelina, a 33-year-old…
Uncertain future for Ukrainian refugees as war enters third year

Uncertain future for Ukrainian refugees as war enters third year

(NEW YORK) -- When Mariya Grigoryeva found out she was pregnant with her second child days after Russia's invasion of Ukraine, she prepared to flee.She and her young daughter left for Moldova in March 2022 while her husband stayed behind in Odesa to continue work as a seaman, she said.…
Decrease in aid trucks entering Gaza as access to food dwindles, agencies say

Decrease in aid trucks entering Gaza as access to food dwindles, agencies say

(TEL-AVIV, Israel) -- The number of humanitarian aid trucks entering the war-torn Gaza Strip has decreased over the past few weeks, with the delivery of food aid to the north almost completely stopped, according to the United Nations and the Israeli government.The causes were not immediately clear but were likely…