Ukrainian war veterans receive free prosthetics in Minnesota

Over 113 billion dollars in US tax dollars has already been sent to help Ukraine fight off the Russian invasion. But an additional 60 billion dollars in aid to Ukraine is stalled in Congress, and defense officials warn Ukraine is running out of resources. Ukrainian soldiers who have lost limbs in the war against Russia come to Minnesota to get free, high-quality prosthetics. It’s a new chance at life for these soldiers, but many are still concerned about their brothers on the battlefield.

Putin wins Russian presidential election in landslide

President Vladimir Putin is extending his reign over Russia in a landslide election. He ran largely unopposed - so the results are no surprise. Now moving into his fifth term, Putin is declaring his determination to advance deeper into Ukraine and dangling new threats against the West.

Putin: Russia ready to use nukes

Russian President Vladimir Putin renewed his warning on Wednesday that he's prepared to use nuclear weapons if Russia's sovereignty or independence is threatened.

Video shows Alexei Navalny's last known appearance

Alexei Navalny was a fierce foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin who crusaded against official corruption and staged massive anti-Kremlin protests. He had been serving a 19-year sentence on charges of extremism.

Biden challenges Putin to 'end the war' in Ukraine

President Joe Biden on Tuesday warned of “hard and bitter days ahead” as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine nears the one-year mark, but vowed that no matter what, the United States and allies “will not waver” in supporting the Ukrainians.

Putin signs into law annexation of Ukrainian regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law on Wednesday the formal annexation of parts of Ukraine. The declaration comes in defiance of international law and as losses mount for Russia. Professor Stephen Caliendo joined Good Day Chicago to unpack what's going on in Russia right now.