Western Tanks Are Coming to Ukraine, but Will They Be Enough?

Western allies have pledged to send at least 105 tanks, far less than Ukraine says it needs, and it may be months before they join the battle.

Ukraine’s Forces Have Retreated from Soledar After an Intense Battle

Ukraine’s military acknowledged a gain for Russian forces that brings them closer to encircling the strategic eastern city of Bakhmut.

Russia Says Tanks for Ukraine Are a ‘Losing Scheme’

Dmitri Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said that delivering American M1 Abrams and German Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine would burden Europe without strengthening the Ukrainian military.

Pope Says Homosexuality Is Not a Crime, ‘God Loves Us As We Are’

Pope Francis called on the church to welcome L.G.B.T.Q. people and to work toward ending laws that criminalize homosexuality.

Biden Says the United States Will Send M1 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine

President Biden announced that his administration would arm Ukraine with 31 of the United States’ most advanced tank.