Ukrainians returned in Russia prisoner swap | USA TODAY

Nearly 150 Ukrainian fighters were released from Russian captivity during a prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine. RELATED: Ukrainians take cover as missile debris falls from sky https://bit.ly/3I7vajS » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch more on this and…

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Zelenskyy meets with European leaders in Ukrainian capital of Kyiv | USA TODAY

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Italian Premier Mario Draghi met with President Zelenskyy in Kyiv, Ukraine. RELATED: Russian-backed separatists sentence three men to death by firing squad https://bit.ly/3OgNWHd French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz…

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First lady of Ukraine speaks on Zelenskyy, family separation amid war | USA TODAY

Olena Zelenska, Ukraine’s first lady, says she and her husband, President Zelenskyy didn’t see each other for months when the war with Russia began. RELATED: Jill Biden meets Ukrainian refugees on Mother’s Day trip to Europe | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3PCzmv9…

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Ukrainian soldiers evacuate Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol | USA TODAY

More than 260 Ukrainian troops were removed to areas controlled by Russian-backed separatists. RELATED: Mariupol under siege as Russian forces storm Ukrainian steel plant https://bit.ly/3yM0f9V A contingent of Ukrainian fighters who doggedly defended a steel mill in Mariupol for weeks…

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Ukraine can win war with Russia according to Def. Sec. Lloyd Austin | USA TODAY

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke to allies and emphasized the strength of the Ukrainian military. RELATED: Zelenskyy meets with top US officials Blinken, Austin https://bit.ly/3Khn1Zt A meeting of defense officials from more than three dozen nations Tuesday helped unify…

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Biden doubles down on calling Russian invasion of Ukraine ‘genocide’ | USA TODAY

Speaking in Iowa, President Joe Biden referred to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as “genocide” for the first time. RELATED: Finland prepares for a possible Russian attack, wants to join NATO https://bit.ly/3KG3Aup President Joe Biden made a point of calling…

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Russia invades Ukraine: How the conflict could affect the US economy | USA TODAY

Here’s how Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could affect gas prices, airline prices and the general economy. RELATED: Biden unveils new sanctions on Russia after its invasion into Ukraine https://bit.ly/36JGvYD U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday as Russia began invading Ukraine. But…

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Rep. Adam Schiff says US has hit Russia with new sanctions | USA TODAY

Rep. Adam Schiff says the International community is united in response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine. RELATED: Russia invades Ukraine, Biden calls out Putin for ‘premeditated war’ https://bit.ly/33NTEPj As Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, congressional Democrats condemned Vladimir Putin, backed…

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Russia invades Ukraine, Biden calls out Putin for ‘premeditated war’ | USA TODAY

President Biden called out Russian President Putin for starting a war that would bring “catastrophic loss of life and human suffering.” RELATED: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could affect Americans and US economy https://bit.ly/3pc9ElD Explosions were heard in major cities, including…

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