Zelenskyy vows Ukraine “cannot be broken” as Russia bombs civilians into darkness, but runs short of missiles

Zelenskyy vows Ukraine "cannot be broken" as Russia bombs civilians into darkness, but runs short of missiles

Vinnytsia, Ukraine — Russia’s invading forces have left Kherson, but they’re still raining terror down on the southern Ukrainian city’s people. “I hate the Russians,” said Lilia, after finding her mother’s body. Natasha was killed just a few steps from the safety of her home by a Russian missile strike. Lilia’s father died hours later, … Read more

World leaders hold emergency meeting as ‘Russian-made’ missile kills two in Poland

World leaders hold emergency meeting as 'Russian-made' missile kills two in Poland

CNN — World leaders gathering at the G20 summit in Bali are attempting to diffuse a potential escalation in the months-long Ukraine war after a “Russian-made” missile landed inside NATO-member Poland killing two people. The missile landed outside the rural Polish village of Przewodow, about four miles (6.4 kilometers) west from the Ukrainian border on … Read more

Poland defense officials meet after reports of fatal explosion, as Russian missiles bombard nearby Ukraine

Poland defense officials meet after reports of fatal explosion, as Russian missiles bombard nearby Ukraine

CNN — Poland convened an emergency meeting of national security officials on Tuesday, after Polish media reported projectiles killed two people near the border with Ukraine on Tuesday. Polish officials confirmed the deaths of two people following an explosion in the Hrubieszów district, in eastern Poland. Government spokesman Piotr Muller said teams of experts are … Read more

Kherson: No water, power or internet — only euphoria in newly liberated Ukrainian city

Kherson: No water, power or internet -- only euphoria in newly liberated Ukrainian city

Kherson, Ukraine CNN — For eight months, residents of the Ukrainian city of Kherson have been living under brutal Russian occupation. But on Friday, Ukrainian forces swept into the city and Russian troops retreated to the east. The residents have no water, no internet connection and little power. But as a CNN crew entered the … Read more

Kherson: Russia will withdraw forces in Ukraine war setback

Kherson: Russia will withdraw forces in Ukraine war setback

CNN — Russia has ordered a retreat from the key southern city of Kherson, the only regional capital it has captured since February’s invasion, in a dramatic strategic setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the face of Ukrainian advances in the region, Russian troops across the Kherson region will withdraw from the west bank … Read more

Putin will not attend G20 summit in person, Russian embassy says

Putin will not attend G20 summit in person, Russian embassy says

hong kong CNN — Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend in person a summit of leaders from the Group of 20 nations in Bali next week, the Russian embassy in Indonesia told CNN on Thursday. Putin will be represented by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said Yulia Tomskaya, the chief of protocol at the … Read more

Russian State Media Can’t Stop Promoting New Breitbart Movie ‘My Son Hunter’

Russian State Media Can't Stop Promoting New Breitbart Movie 'My Son Hunter'

Russia is facing hard times—both on the battlefield and the home front—and the country’s leading propagandists are laser-focused on distracting the domestic population by demonstrating that things are even worse abroad. Besides showcasing clips from Tucker Carlson of Fox News and social media posts by former US President Donald Trump and his son Don Jr., … Read more

Senate backs Finland, Sweden for NATO 95-1, rebucking Russia

Senate backs Finland, Sweden for NATO 95-1, rebucking Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — US Senators delivered overwhelming bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk” for US national security and a day of reckoning for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine. Wednesday’s 95-1 vote — for the candidacy of two Western … Read more

Mykolaiv in Ukraine hit with heavy shelling as Putin makes ‘lightning speed’ threats

Mykolaiv in Ukraine hit with heavy shelling as Putin makes 'lightning speed' threats

CNN — The southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv came under intense shelling in the early morning hours on Sunday, according to officials there, as Russian President Vladimir Putin used his nation’s Navy Day to issue more militaristic threats to anyone undermining Russia’s “sovereignty and freedom.” Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych said cluster munitions were blowing out … Read more

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

Russia to drop out of International Space Station after 2024

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country’s new space chief said Tuesday amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over the fighting in Ukraine. The announcement, while not unexpected, throws into question the future of the 24-year-old … Read more