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A woman collects wood for heating from a destroyed school where Russian forces were based in the recently retaken area of Izium, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022.
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December 5, 2022

Life in Russia-Occupied Ukraine

Ukranians are trying to rebuild their lives after Russia’s attempts to deny Ukraine’s sovereignty.

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  • December 4, 2022

    Secretary Blinken At the J Street National Conference

    “In the nearly 75 years since Israel’s founding, the partnership between our two countries has broadened and deepened to touch virtually every aspect of our people’s lives: renewable energy and biotech, vaccine research and space exploration, higher education and the arts.”
  • December 3, 2022

    Secretary Blinken at the Kennedy Center Honors Dinner

    “The arts give us language to talk about the aspirations that we all hold, the emotions that we share, the challenges that we face. As Secretary, I’ve been fortunate to travel the world and see up close how the arts can communicate across borders.”
  • December 2, 2022

    Religious Freedom Designations

    We will continue to carefully monitor the status of freedom of religion or belief in every country around the world and advocate for those facing religious persecution or discrimination.

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Understanding Food Security

Food security is having enough safe and nutritious food to eat. Food insecurity can destabilize societies, increase hunger and malnutrition, drive migration and conflict, and cause severe economic dislocation.

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