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Number of Ukraine refugees passes worst-case U.N. estimate

MEDYKA, Poland (AP) — The number of people who have fled Ukraine since Russian troops invaded has surpassed 4 million, the United Nations reported Wednesday as shelling continued in places where Mosco...

Poland moves to block coal imports from Russia

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's government decided Tuesday to block imports of coal from Russia, part of an overarching strategy to reduce energy dependence on Russia that gained new urgency after Mosc...

Orthodox patriarch denounces 'atrocious invasion' of Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians on Tuesday denounced Russia's invasion of Ukraine as an “atrocious" act that is causing enormous suffering. ...

Biden lashes at Putin, calls for Western resolve for freedom

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Joe Biden delivered a forceful and highly personal condemnation of Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Saturday, summoning a call for liberal democracy and a durable resolve amo...

Hungary's Orban criticized for 'neutrality' in Ukraine war

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Widely seen as Russian President Vladimir Putin's closest ally in the European Union, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has sought to assert Hungary's neutrality in the wa...

60 miles from Ukraine, Biden sees refugee crisis in Poland

RZESZOW, Poland (AP) — Just 60 miles from Ukraine, President Joe Biden saluted Poland on Friday for welcoming more than 2 million refugees who have fled Russia's invasion. Then he met with humanitaria...

Biden to visit Poland, a complex ally on Ukraine's doorstep

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Joe Biden’s visit to Poland as his final stop in Europe this week offers a chance to underscore the U.S. commitment to protect a key NATO member on Ukraine’s doorstep ...

Poland orders expulsion of 45 Russians suspected of spying

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland ordered the expulsion of 45 Russians whom the government identified as intelligence officers using their diplomatic status as cover to operate in the country, officials sa...

Biden seeks new sanctions, help for Ukrainians in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The future of Europe hanging in the balance, President Joe Biden will huddle with key allies in Brussels and Warsaw this week as the leaders try to prevent Russia’s war on Ukraine fr...

'No mercy': Mariupol bombing compared to Nazi war crimes

MEDYKA, Poland (AP) — The president of Poland compared Russia’s attacks on Ukraine to Nazi forces during World War II, saying Tuesday that besieged Mariupol looks like Warsaw in 1944 after the Germans...

Young Ukrainian cancer patients get medical help in Poland

BOCHENIEC, Poland (AP) — Twenty-two-month-old Yeva Vakulenko had been through four rounds of chemotherapy for leukemia at a hospital in Ukraine, and then suffered a relapse. As she began returning aga...

Pressure mounts for multinationals in Russia to leave

As the war in Ukraine drags on, international companies still in Russia are coming under increasing pressure to leave. Some seem to be determined to stay, some say they are reconsid...

Back from Kyiv, leaders seek peace mission, arms for Ukraine

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia safely returned to Central Europe on Wednesday after visiting Kyiv to show support for Ukraine as it defends itself...

3 EU prime ministers visit Kyiv as Russian attacks intensify

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia traveled to the embattled Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday in ...

Russian missile strike near NATO's Poland stirs anxiety

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian missile attack that killed at least 35 people in western Ukraine, some 15 miles from NATO member Poland, has stirred anxiety and spurred Poles to rush to passport offic...