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PRIDE Events Security Notice

Event:  Annual Pride events will soon begin in Ukraine, including in Odesa on August 28, Kharkiv on September 12, and Kyiv on September 19.  A strong police presence including road closures and checkpoints is expected, which will likely inhibit travel and movements around these areas. There is potential for violence in the vicinity of these ...
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On Today’s Terrorist Attacks in Kabul

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 26, 2021  Today’s bombings around the Kabul airport were a devastating reminder of the dangerous conditions in which our servicemembers and diplomats are operating as we conclude the United States’ 20-year military mission in Afghanistan. As the President said, the servicemembers who were killed and wounded ...
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Ukraine National Day – 30 Years of Independence

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Antony J. Blinken August 24, 2021 On behalf of the United States of America, I send best wishes to the people of Ukraine as you celebrate your Independence Day. Thirty years ago, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada made the bold choice for Ukraine ...
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Remarks by Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm at the Crimea Platform Summit

August 23, 2021 Thank you. Mr. President, the United States of America is proud to be here to participate in and support the Crimea Platform. Let me be clear – we stand with Ukraine and with all you in condemning the illegal annexation of Crimea. We’re here on your 30th anniversary. The United States is ...
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President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to Ukraine to Attend the Crimea Platform Summit and 30th Anniversary of Independence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Kyiv, Ukraine to attend the Crimea Platform Summit and events of the 30th Anniversary of Independence on August 23-24, 2021. The Honorable Jennifer M. Granholm, Secretary of Energy, will lead the delegation. Members of the Presidential Delegation: Ms. ...
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