Ukraine’s richest man plans to sue Russia over huge losses

KYIV: Ukraine’s richest man said he planned to sue Russia over what he said were US$17-20 billion in losses caused by the bombing of steel factories he owns in the devastated city of Mariupol. The Azovstal steelworks suffered heavy damage from Russian shelling and shelling after the sprawling factory became the southern port city’s last … Read more

Mariupol port official reveals departure date of first cargo ship

The official said the vessel will transport around 3,000 tons of minerals to Rostov-on-Don in Russia. Earlier today, the Russian Defense Ministry said the port of Mariupol on the Sea of ​​Azov was “working normally”. He added that his forces had finished clearing the port of Mariupol, explaining that the mines had been removed from … Read more

Fighting rages as Russia eyes protracted war in Ukraine

In Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv, the metro reopened on Tuesday after months of use as a bomb shelter Russia signaled on Tuesday that it was preparing for a long war in Ukraine as the conflict entered its fourth month with heavy fighting in the east but signs of some normality returning elsewhere. “We will continue … Read more

Ukrainian poker aces hope to deliver winning hand to war-torn country

Ukraine captain Sergey Eifimenko told AFP it was ‘morally difficult to play poker’ with ‘Russian bombs falling on peaceful towns in your land’, but the two-time defending champions are aiming to return their country proud of the Nations Cup. Ukrainian Poker Federation chief Sergey Eifimenko says it’s ‘morally difficult to play poker’ with ‘falling Russian … Read more

Russia presses Donbass as Ukraine takes center stage in Davos

Polish President Andrzej Duda said there could no longer be “business as usual” with Russia, after the discovery of massacres of civilians in Ukraine, attributed to Russian troops, in an address to the Ukrainian parliament. On Sunday, Russian forces continued their bombardment of frontline Ukrainian towns, seeking to gain military momentum as kyiv’s diplomatic counteroffensive … Read more

russia: russia claim over mariupol capture fuels concern for prisoners of war

POKROVSK, UKRAINE: Russia’s claimed seizure of a Mariupol steel plant, which has become a symbol of Ukrainian tenacity, gives Russian President Vladimir Putin a badly needed victory in the war he has started, capping a nearly three month long siege that left a city in ruins and more. more than 20,000 residents feared death. After … Read more

Azovstal: Russia says nearly 2,000 Ukrainian fighters from Azovstal have surrendered so far

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said nearly 2,000 Ukrainian soldiers locked up in the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol have surrendered so far, TASS news agency reported on Friday. Reuters was unable to independently verify the report. Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters surrendered from the maze of bunkers and tunnels under the factory, although Moscow and kyiv … Read more

Russia announces control of the Azovstal complex and the city of Mariupol

May 20, 2022 11:24 p.m. The Russian army on Friday confirmed the surrender of all Ukrainian soldiers present at the Azovstal industrial complex in the strategic city of Mariupol, in southeastern Ukraine.“Since May 16, 2,439 Azov (battalion) and Ukrainian soldiers trapped in the factory have surrendered. Today, May 20, the last group of 531 fighters … Read more

Ukraine orders end to Mariupol defense

Ukraine on Friday ordered its last troops holed up in Mariupol’s beleaguered Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms after nearly three months of desperate resistance against a fierce Russian onslaught. Russia’s flattening of the strategic port city has prompted multiple war crimes charges, including a deadly attack on a maternity hospital, and Ukraine has … Read more