Russian forces close in on key eastern Ukraine town

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Moscow of perpetrating “genocide” in the eastern region of Donbass, where the city of Severodonetsk is under heavy Russian bombardment. COMPLETE VID32B89EH_EN Russian troops moved into the strategic city of Severodonetsk on Friday in a relentless offensive to control Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, shelling residential areas and claiming the capture … Read more

Russian forces close in on key eastern Ukraine town

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Moscow of perpetrating “genocide” in the eastern region of Donbass, where the city of Severodonetsk is under heavy Russian bombardment. COMPLETE VID32B89EH_EN Russian troops moved into the strategic city of Severodonetsk on Friday in a relentless offensive to control Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region, shelling residential areas and claiming the capture … 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

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

Russian bloggers and military journalists criticize the invasion of Ukraine

After a series of humiliating failures, more and more Russians are speaking out against Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. From the start, Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has faced a series of humiliating setbacks – and as the war continues to stagnate, more and more Russians are turning against their leader. In a country … Read more

Ukrainian steel troops surrender as Russian soldier apologizes

US President Joe Biden receives Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson at the White House Russia said on Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian troops surrendered to the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol this week, showing some emerging on crutches after a desperate battle that has become emblematic of the nearly three-month-old war. … Read more

Russian bloggers and military journalists criticize the invasion of Ukraine

After a series of humiliating failures, more and more Russians are speaking out against Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. From the start, Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has faced a series of humiliating setbacks – and as the war continues to stagnate, more and more Russians are turning against their leader. In a country … Read more

Putin warns Finland and Sweden against NATO as Ukraine prepares for eastward assault

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday warned Finland and Sweden they expected a ‘response’ to their NATO bid as Ukraine braced for another push by Moscow’s forces in its eastern region of Donbass. Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson confirmed on Monday that her country would apply to join the military alliance, the day after Finland … Read more

Putin warns Finland and Sweden against NATO as Ukraine prepares for eastward assault

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday warned Finland and Sweden they expected a ‘response’ to their NATO bid as Ukraine braced for another push by Moscow’s forces in its eastern region of Donbass. Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson confirmed on Monday that her country would apply to join the military alliance, the day after Finland … Read more

Putin warns Finland and Sweden against NATO as Ukraine prepares for eastward assault

After almost three months of fighting, more than six million refugees have fled Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday warned Finland and Sweden they expected a ‘response’ to their NATO bid as Ukraine braced for another push by Moscow’s forces in its eastern region of Donbass. Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson confirmed on Monday … Read more