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Alabama veterans captured by Russian forces released

One hundred and five days after being captured by Russian forces in Ukraine, two military veterans have been released.

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Mo Brooks lashes out at Steve Bannon, Katie Britt over Ukraine aid

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks took to Twitter on Tuesday to speak out against Republican Senate nominee Katie Britt and former White House advisor Steve Bannon for what Brooks said were past attacks against him for voting to support Ukraine with federal dollars.

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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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Ukrainian church with Alabama ties awakened by rockets

The congregation of a Ukrainian church that has been assisted by the people of Alabama was awoken Thursday morning by the sound of rockets and an air alarm, warning the country was under the threat of an attack.

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Ray Melick talks adoption in post-Roe Alabama on FM Talk 1065

Listen to 1819 News Editor-in-Chief Ray Melick on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss the irrational domestic and foreign U.S. energy policy, Ukraine, adoption in post-Roe Alabama, and lowering the qualifications for teachers.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says he is 'not in the mood to send any more money' to Ukraine

U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) reacts to Biden's latest pledge to Ukraine during an appearance on Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show."

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U.S. Rep. Aderholt says 'doing everything we can' to bring captured Alabamians back from Ukraine

Monday, U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) appeared on Newsmax TV's "Rob Schmitt Tonight" to offer viewers an update on Andy Huynh and Alexander Drueke, two U.S. veterans from Alabama captured by Russian forces.

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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.

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Brooks signs letter supporting Finland and Sweden’s bid to join NATO

“Russia’s continued heightened aggression toward both Finland and Sweden is more than enough justification for these two countries to request admission into NATO," said Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05).

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Tuberville raises questions about accountability in 'no' vote on $40B Ukraine package

In a video address posted to his U.S. Senate YouTube page on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) said he was committed to voting against the package when it is expected to hit the floor for a vote later on Friday.

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Will Boyd is feeling confident ahead of the Senate primary

Dr. Will Boyd is a pastor, bishop, professor, engineer, and author who is running for the U.S. Senate as a Democrat.

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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....