Over the last month, around 100 top secret US documents have been leaked online. The leaks are embarrassing for the US and its allies, and could affect Ukraine's ability to defend itself against Russian attacks. It's not clear who's behind the leaks.
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Biden Visits Ukraine Nearly a Year After War Started
On Monday, US President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Ukraine, where he met with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. The visit was meant to show support for the country in its fight against Russia as the war enters its second year.
Last Wednesday, Germany and the United States announced that they would send tanks to Ukraine. The announcement came after months of questions about whether to send the weapons or not.
Russia is targeting systems that supply Ukraine's electricity, heating, and water. The attacks will make the coming winter extremely hard for civilians in Ukraine. Some people say Russia is guilty of war crimes for targeting civilians instead of soldiers.
New Roundup: Missile Hits Poland, Tigray Aid, & Space Record
In today's news roundup, a missile hits Poland as Ukraine struggles to defend itself against Russia, aid begins to reach Tigray after the fighting stops in Ethiopia, and a special US Space Force plane ends a two-and-a-half year flight.
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties that he claims turn four large areas of Ukraine into Russian land. Mr. Putin says he will strongly defend these areas. Western countries condemned the move, saying the land still belongs to Ukraine.
News Roundup: Hurricane Ian, Pipeline Blasts, & a Marathon Record
In today's news roundup, Hurricane Ian brings flooding and power losses to Cuba and Florida, huge leaks in natural gas pipelines between Russia and Europe seem to have been caused on purpose, and Eliud Kipchoge breaks his marathon record by 30 seconds.
News Roundup: Russia’s Soldiers, Earthquakes, and 20 Quadrillion Ants
In today's news roundup, young men race to leave Russia as it looks for more soldiers, earthquakes strike in Mexico and Taiwan, and scientists report that there are 20 quadrillion ants on the planet.
Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant is Shut Down
Ukraine has shut down the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. The plant - the largest in Europe - has often been attacked in recent months, causing safety concerns. After losing power from outside, experts have decided to shut the plant down for safety.
News Roundup: Mikhail Gorbachev, War on Floppies, & Tomato Highway
In today's news roundup, Mikhail Gorbachev, who broke down barriers between Russia and the US, has died, Japan has declared war on floppy disks, and a truck carrying tomatoes crashed on a California highway, causing a tomato sauce traffic jam.
News Roundup: Tunisian President, Rubles for Gas, and Cooking Oil Plane
In today's news roundup, Tunisia's president ends Parliament after it criticizes his actions, Russia demands payment for its natural gas in rubles, and a large Airbus airplane makes a 3-hour flight powered by cooking oil.