By Robyn Dixon | The Washington Post
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will formally move to seize four Ukrainian territories by signing documents that the Kremlin is calling “accession treaties.”
By Marlise Simons | The New York Times
Felicien Kabuga lived on the run for 23 years before his arrest in France in 2020. He is accused of backing the groups that oversaw the killing of hundreds of thousands of people in 1994.
By Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post
President Biden this week is welcoming to the White House for the first time more than a dozen Pacific island leaders whose countries are receiving fresh attention and resources as China asserts its own influence in the region.
More from WPR: The U.S.-China Competition Comes to the Pacific Islands
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. & Michelle Ye Hee Lee | The Washington Post
Vice President Harris toured the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on Thursday, becoming the most senior Biden administration official to inspect the demarcation line during a four-day trip to Asia that has been dominated by Indo-Pacific security concerns.
By Stephen McGrath & Jamey Keaten | Associated Press (free)
Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States was elected Thursday to head the U.N.’s telecommunications agency, winning a U.S.-Russia face-off for the leadership of a key global agency that sets guideposts for radio, internet and television communications—ending a race that has been overshadowed by geopolitics in the wake of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
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