Putin orders partial military call-up, sparking protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists Wednesday to bolster his forces in Ukraine, a deeply unpopular move that sparked rare protests across the country and led to almost 1,200 arrests.

Ukraine reclaims more territory, reports capturing many POWs

Ukrainian troops expanded their territorial gains Monday, pushing all the way to the country's northeastern border in places, and claimed to have captured a record number of Russian soldiers as part of the lightning advance that forced Moscow to make a hasty retreat.

Intel: Putin may cite Ukraine war to meddle in US politics

Given Vladimir Putin’s antipathy toward the West and his repeated denunciations of Ukraine, officials believe he may see the U.S. backing of Ukraine’s resistance as a direct affront to him, giving him further incentive to target another U.S. election.

Ukrainian president Zelensky to address U.S. Congress

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's address to Congress Wednesday reflects the reality of the NATO alliance and the importance of getting the United States' backing for any additional action against Russia's invasion.

Putin is "ruining his country," says Stanford expert

Stanford researcher Dr. Kathryn Stoner spoke to Mornings on 2 The Nine on Monday about how she believes Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine has cost his own homeland in addition to the hundreds of people killed on the battlefield.