Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tag: Russia

Drueke
Russian prisoner and Tuscaloosa native Alex Drueke 'stronger and healthier' says mother

Bunny Drueke, the mother of Alex Drueke, a Tuscaloosa U.S. Army veteran who went to Ukraine to fight against the Russian invasion before being captured, said her son sounded better after receiving a phone call from him a day earlier during an interview with Newsmax TV's Greta van Susteren.

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U.S. Rep. Rogers warns Biden admin that U.S. cannot be a 'passive spectator' as Russia uses nuclear intimidation

On Friday, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) joined several others in a letter urging President Joe Biden to offer insight on what the response would be if Russia were to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine.

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Russian TV shows videos of 2 US vets from Alabama captured in Ukraine

Russian state television showed video Friday of two U.S. military veterans who went missing last week while fighting in Ukraine, confirming that the men were taken captive and raising fears about their fate.

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2 US veterans from Alabama reported missing in Ukraine

Two U.S. veterans from Alabama who were in Ukraine assisting in the war against Russia haven't been heard from in days and are missing, members of the state's congressional delegation said Wednesday.

Shelby
Shelby says Biden military funding request fails to keep pace with inflation

Last week, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) dinged the Biden administration for its Navy and Marine Corps funding request during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing.

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Tuberville speaks on Ukraine as world appears to be on the brink of war

U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) went to the floor of the U.S. Senate on Monday to discuss the escalating tensions between...

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Wetumpka LDS missionary safely evacuated from Ukraine

A Wetumpka man was evacuated from Kyiv, Ukraine after tensions continued to mount between Ukraine and Russia.    Isaac Stubbs, a valedictorian...

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Casey Wardynski opposes going to war to defend Ukraine

Over 100,000 Russian troops have amassed on the Ukrainian border and the Biden administration is warning Russia not to invade Ukraine....