News Wire | February 20, 2023 Archive

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Biden, in Kyiv Ahead of War Anniversary, Vows Support as Long as Needed

By Pavel Polityuk & Max Hunder | Reuters

U.S. President Joe Biden made an unannounced visit to Kyiv on Monday, promising to stand with Ukraine as long as it takes, on a trip timed to upstage the Kremlin ahead of the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion.

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Israel’s Netanyahu Advances Judicial Changes Despite Uproar

By Tia Goldenberg & Moshe Edri | Associated Press (free)

Israel’s government Monday was pressing ahead with a contentious plan to overhaul the country’s legal system, despite an unprecedented uproar that has included mass protests, warnings from military and business leaders and calls for restraint by the United States.

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