Russia pushes to block 2nd city in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine– Russian forces are trying to block a city in eastern Ukraine, the region’s governor said Saturday, after their relentless assault on a nearby city forced Ukrainian troops to begin withdrawal after weeks of intense fighting. Russia also launched missile attacks on areas far from the heart of the eastern battles. Serhiy Haidai, governor … Read more

Russians advance on war’s front line in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine– The Russian military extended its grip on territory in eastern Ukraine as it seeks to cut supply lines and encircle frontline Ukrainian forces, while the Ukrainian military announced Thursday the arrival of powerful US multiple-launch rocket systems it hopes will offer a battlefield advantage. Ukrainian forces withdrew from some areas near the city … Read more

‘Everything is on fire’: Ukraine region weathers bombardment

KYIV, Ukraine– Russian attacks laid down a curtain of fire Tuesday across areas of eastern Ukraine where pockets of resistance are denying Moscow full military control of the region, almost four months after the Kremlin unleashed its invasion. “Today everything that can burn is on fire,” Serhiy Haidai, the governor of Ukraine’s eastern Luhansk region, … Read more

5 killed and 22 injured by Ukrainian artillery in Donetsk, pro-Russia separatists say – National

At least five people were killed on Monday in the Russian-backed separatist Ukrainian region of Donetsk in what separatist officials said has been an upsurge in Ukrainian shelling. Separatist officials and Russian news agencies reported several Ukrainian artillery strikes, including on a market. Russian news agencies later reported a shell had fallen on a maternity … Read more

Russia strikes arms depot west Ukraine as battle for Severodonetsk rages east

Issued on: 06/12/2022 – 15:10 Russian forces said Sunday they had struck a site in western Ukraine storing large amounts of weapons supplied by the United States and European countries, as the battle intensified for the key eastern city of Severodonetsk. The strike on the town of Chortkiv, a rare attack by Russia in the … Read more

Ukraine: UK man’s family ‘devastated’ by death sentence

LONDON — The family of a British man condemned to death for fighting for Ukraine said it is devastated by the outcome of what it ended a “show trial” and called Saturday for him to be released and accorded the treatment an international human rights convention guarantees prisoners of war . A court in the … Read more

Ukraine hopes to save foreign soldiers sentenced to death, MP says

Issued on: 06/11/2022 – 14:44 Ukraine is doing everything possible to save three foreign nationals who were sentenced to death by proxy authorities in Donbas for fighting for Ukraine, a lawmaker in Ukraine’s parliamentary security and defense committee said on Saturday. After being captured, two Britons and a Moroccan were convicted of “mercenary activities” on … Read more

Fierce fighting in east Ukraine as Zelensky says world must not look away

Map showing the number of Ukrainian refugees registered across Europe since the start of the Russian invasion, according to data from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said his country’s forces were “doing everything” to stop the Russian offensive, with fierce battles in the east and the south. Kyiv … Read more

Ukraine: Drivers risk all to bring aid, help civilians flee

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — As Russian artillery pummeled the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol in April, one family decided to flee, walking for thousands with three young children in tow to a nearby village. But it was thanks to a volunteer driver who crossed the front line that they managed to eventually make it out of … Read more

Ukrainian Authorities Release Footage Showing Heavy Damage in Lysychansk

Ukrainian authorities released footage on June 5 showing heavy damage to parts of central Lysychansk, as Russian forces continued to shell the area. On Firday, Ukraine said it had mounted a counterattack against the Russian military in Severodonetsk, which sits northeast of Lysychansk across the Siverskyi Donetsk River. This video, published on Sunday by the … Read more