G-20 to hold tough on Russia, urge end to Ukraine war

G-20 to hold tough on Russia, urge end to Ukraine war

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Leaders of the world’s largest economies appeared ready Tuesday to convey a strong message from most condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pressed the group to maintain pressure on Moscow over its nine-month war that has devastated Ukraine and roiled the global … Read more

Zelenskyy says Ukrainian special military units in Kherson

Zelenskyy says Ukrainian special military units in Kherson

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president said Friday that special military units have entered Kherson, a major regional capital that Russian forces had captured early in the war. Residents took to the streets to celebrate Russia’s withdrawal, the latest pullback by Moscow as it faces intense resistance. In a video address hours after Russia said … Read more

Drone explosion hits headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

Drone explosion hits headquarters of Russia's Black Sea Fleet

Kyiv, Ukraine — A small explosive device carried by a makeshift drone blew up Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean Peninsula, wounding six people and prompting the cancellation of ceremonies there honoring Russia’s navy, authorities said. Meanwhile, one of Ukraine’s richest men, a grain merchant, was killed in what … Read more

Red Cross struggles to see prison where Ukrainian POWs died

Red Cross struggles to see prison where Ukrainian POWs died

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian officials blamed each other Saturday for the deaths of dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in an attack on a prison in a separatist-controlled area. The International Red Cross asked to visit the prison to make sure the scores of wounded POWs had proper treatment, but said its … Read more

Zelenskyy visits port as Ukraine prepares to ship out grain

Zelenskyy visits port as Ukraine prepares to ship out grain

ODESA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited a Black Sea port Friday to watch crews prepare to export grain trapped by Russia’s five-month-old wara week after a deal was struck to allow critical food supplies to flow to millions of impoverished people facing hunger worldwide. “The first vessel, the first ship is being … Read more

Latest news from Russia and the war in Ukraine

Latest news from Russia and the war in Ukraine

Ukraine’s economy has seen a sharp decline due to Russia’s war, says top help A view of damage after market place hit by Russian attacks as Russia-Ukraine War continues in Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on July 25, 2022. Metin Atkas | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Russia’s assault on Ukraine has taken a significant toll … Read more

HIMARS and howitzers: West helps Ukraine with key weaponry

HIMARS and howitzers: West helps Ukraine with key weaponry

The message to US lawmakers from Ukraine’s first lady, delivered amid stark and graphic images of civilian bloodshed, couldn’t have been clearer: After nearly five full months since Russia launched its invasionOlena Zelenska said that her country needs more Western weapons. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy sent her to Washington to appeal directly to US Congress … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Gazprom signs agreement with Iran’s national oil company The logo of Russia’s energy giant Gazprom is pictured at one of its petrol stations in Moscow on July 11, 2022. Kirill Kudryavtsev | AFP | Getty Images Russia’s state gas giant Gazprom has signed a memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation with Iran’s national oil company, … Read more

Amid Russia shelling, Ukraine aims to strengthen government

Amid Russia shelling, Ukraine aims to strengthen government

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Russia kept up its relentless shelling across the country, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expanded the shakeup of his security services on Monday by suspending 28 more officials, a day after he dismissed two senior officials over allegations that their agencies harbored “collaborators and traitors.” In his nightly video address, Zelenskyy … Read more