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By Associated Press
The State Department says they have confidence in the intelligence information they are getting regarding Russian president Vladimir Putin being misinformed by advisers about his military’s performance in Ukraine.
The U.S. State Department blasted Russia's crackdown on protesters and journalists, saying 15,000 Russians have been detained by authorities for expressing their opposition to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
By News Desk and Associated Press
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has entered its third week, with Russian forces continuing to bombard major cities and desperate civilians hoping to escape through agreed-upon safe corridors.
The United States and Russia locked horns over Ukraine and other security issues Monday with no sign of progress from either side at highly anticipated strategic talks.
Blinken has plans to create a new cyberspace and digital policy bureau, and boost expertise in emerging technologies in the foreign service. He also wants Congress to approve a 50 percent increase in the State Department's IT budget.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Price says he tested positive for coronavirus Monday morning after returning from New York, where he attended the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken last week.
The U.S. State Department held a briefing on Wednesday after the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The State Department says it is tracking roughly 1,000 American citizens who it believes may still be in Afghanistan, as evacuation efforts proceed despite deadly suicide attacks outside the Kabul airport.
The U.S. State Department’s Ned Price and Under Secretary Nuland are expected to hold a briefing on the situation in Afghanistan on Tuesday.
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