Waves of Russian forces launch assault on Ukraine and U.S. prepares added sanctions

U.S. President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy overnight as attack began

By: - February 24, 2022 8:39 am
People try to evacuate Kyiv

In this file photo, people wait for buses at a bus station as they attempt to evacuate Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, on Feb. 24, 2022. (Pierre Crom/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.