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    U.S. Senate Honors Warsaw Uprising

    August 1: The U.S. Senate today passed a resolution honoring the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, noting that it “serves as a symbol of heroism and the power of the human spirit.”

  • 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

    The 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

    August 1: “Americans have great respect for the courage and sacrifice of those who refused to accept Nazi oppression,” said Douglas C. Greene, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy. “Today we join Poles in solemn commemoration of all who fought and lost their lives in the Warsaw Uprising.”

  • Map of Ukraine (CIA World Factbook)

    G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

    July 30: We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council, and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing our grave concern about Russia’s continued actions to undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty...

  • Capt Bogdan Horoszowski with West Point cadets (State Dept.)

    West Point Cadets Honor 1944 Uprising

    July 28: This week a group of six West Point Cadets is visiting Warsaw, Wroclaw and Krakow. While in Warsaw, on the 28th of July, the Cadets toured the Old Town in Warsaw and were met by two surviving Warsaw 1944 Uprising fighters, Lt Stanislaw “Wilk” Rumianek and Capt Bogdan “Komar” Horoszowski.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama on Further Sanctions on Russia

    July 29: "We’re expanding our sanctions to more Russian banks and defense companies. And we’re formally suspending credit that encourages exports to Russia and financing for economic development projects in Russia."

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin (State Dept.)

    Supporting Our Ukrainian Partners

    July 29: "It's well past time for the violence to stop and for the people of Ukraine to begin the process of rebuilding their country and rebuilding it in a way that can have a relationship with Russia, with the West." - Secretary Kerry

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  • Conference with U.S. Officials on Russia Sanctions
    Conference with U.S. Officials on Russia Sanctions

    July 29: “The President has focused, since the beginning of this crisis, on coordinating with a broad, international coalition, specifically with our European allies in particular.”  

  • Photos: Evidence of Russian Shelling into Ukraine
    Photos: Evidence of Russian Shelling into Ukraine

    July 28: The following images provide evidence that Russian forces have fired across the border at Ukrainian military forces.  

  • Actions on Ukraine by the EU Foreign Affairs Council
    Actions on Ukraine by the EU Foreign Affairs Council

    July 22: Council agreed to accelerate preparation of additional sanctions agreed upon at the European Council on July 16, and to introduce a package of additional restrictive measures – including access to capital markets; defense; dual use goods; and sensitive technologies...  

  • President Obama's Call with President Komorowski
    President Obama's Call with President Komorowski

    July 21: President Obama spoke with Polish President Komorowski to discuss the situation in Ukraine and the upcoming NATO Summit in Wales. The two presidents exchanged views in advance of the meeting in Warsaw tomorrow of the leaders of nine NATO members from Central and Eastern Europe.  

  • Statement on the Situation in Ukraine and Gaza
    Statement on the Situation in Ukraine and Gaza

    July 21: "If Russia continues to violate Ukraine’s sovereignty and to back these separatists, and these separatists become more and more dangerous and now are risks not simply to the people inside of Ukraine but the broader international community, then Russia will only further isolate itself..."  

  • Secretary Kerry: “What’s happening is grotesque”
    Secretary Kerry: “What’s happening is grotesque”

    July 20: "What’s happening is really grotesque and it is contrary to everything that President Putin and Russia said that they would do. There are reports of drunken separatist soldiers unceremoniously piling bodies into trucks, removing both bodies as well as evidence from the site."  

  • Evidence Flight MH17 Downed by Separatists
    Evidence Flight MH17 Downed by Separatists

    July 20: The United States government assesses that Flight MH17 was likely downed by a SA-11 surface-to-air missile from separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine. We base this judgment on several factors.  

  • U.S. Senate

    U.S. Senate Honors Warsaw Uprising

    August 1: The U.S. Senate today passed a resolution honoring the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, noting that it “serves as a symbol of heroism and the power of the human spirit.”

  • 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

    The 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

    August 1: “Americans have great respect for the courage and sacrifice of those who refused to accept Nazi oppression,” said Douglas C. Greene, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy. “Today we join Poles in solemn commemoration of all who fought and lost their lives in the Warsaw Uprising.”

  • Map of Ukraine (CIA World Factbook)

    G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine

    July 30: We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council, and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing our grave concern about Russia’s continued actions to undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty...

  • Capt Bogdan Horoszowski with West Point cadets (State Dept.)

    West Point Cadets Honor 1944 Uprising

    July 28: This week a group of six West Point Cadets is visiting Warsaw, Wroclaw and Krakow. While in Warsaw, on the 28th of July, the Cadets toured the Old Town in Warsaw and were met by two surviving Warsaw 1944 Uprising fighters, Lt Stanislaw “Wilk” Rumianek and Capt Bogdan “Komar” Horoszowski.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama on Further Sanctions on Russia

    July 29: "We’re expanding our sanctions to more Russian banks and defense companies. And we’re formally suspending credit that encourages exports to Russia and financing for economic development projects in Russia."

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin (State Dept.)

    Supporting Our Ukrainian Partners

    July 29: "It's well past time for the violence to stop and for the people of Ukraine to begin the process of rebuilding their country and rebuilding it in a way that can have a relationship with Russia, with the West." - Secretary Kerry

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