Pressure mounts on Russian military, diplomacy, as Ukraine wages counteroffensive

Pressure mounts on Russian military, diplomacy, as Ukraine wages counteroffensive

Men work next to a crater created by an explosion to fix the internet cables after a Russian attack in downtown, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Sept. 16, 2022.Leo Correa/The Associated Press Pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin mounted on the battlefield and in the halls of global power as Ukrainian troops pushed their counteroffensive Saturday to advance … Read more

Ukraine forces push further in Kharkiv region as Russia scatters in chaotic retreat

Ukraine forces push further in Kharkiv region as Russia scatters in chaotic retreat

Destroyed armored vehicles litter the road in Balakliya, Kharkiv region, on Sept. 10, 2022.JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images Ukrainian troops continued their weeklong push in the eastern Kharkiv region on Sunday, liberating more villages and towns as the Russian forces that had occupied the region since March scattered in chaotic retreat. All of a sudden, cities and … Read more

Ukraine’s ban on adult men leaving the country faces growing legal challenges

Ukraine’s ban on adult men leaving the country faces growing legal challenges

A woman hugs relatives as she arrives in a bus with people who fled from Mariupol and Tokmak Berdyansk to a reception center for displaced people in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, on May 3.Francisco Seco/The Associated Press Ukraine’s ban on adult men leaving the country so they will be available for military service is facing growing criticism … Read more

Six months into war, Ukrainians say they have ‘no choice’ but to keep fighting – National

Six months into war, Ukrainians say they have ‘no choice’ but to keep fighting – National

Before Russia began its invasion of Ukraine just over six months ago, Artur Chenakal was living a peaceful life in Kyiv with two cats while working as a cook. Now, he’s fighting on the front lines in the eastern Donetsk province, which has been bombarded daily by Russian attacks. He and his fellow volunteer fighters … Read more

Satellite pictures show devastation at Russian air base in Crimea

Satellite pictures show devastation at Russian air base in Crimea

This satellite image provided by Planet Labs PBC shows destroyed Russian aircraft at Saki Air Base after an explosion Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.Planet Labs PBC/The Associated Press Satellite pictures released on Thursday showed devastation at a Russian air base in Crimea, hit days earlier in an attack that suggested Kyiv may have obtained new long-range … Read more

Ukraine calls on West to impose travel ban on Russians as Moscow steps up assault

Ukraine calls on West to impose travel ban on Russians as Moscow steps up assault

A Ukrainian commander on the front line near Pokrovske in Ukraine’s Dnipro Region, Aug. 5, 2022.DAVID GUTTENFELDER/The New York Times News Service Ukraine’s president called on the West to impose a blanket travel ban on Russians, an idea that has found support among some EU member states but angered Moscow which pressed on with a … Read more

Russian forces begin assault on two key eastern Ukraine cities

Russian forces begin assault on two key eastern Ukraine cities

An elderly woman makes her way through rubbles near a market in Bakhmut on August 4, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian cities, including one close to … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelensky announces mandatory evacuation of Donetsk region

Ukraine’s Zelensky announces mandatory evacuation of Donetsk region

Firefighters work at a site of residential house destroyed by a Russian missile strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kramatorsk, Ukraine July 29, 2022. Press service of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration/Handout via REUTERSDONETSK REGIONAL MILITARY ADMINI/Reuters Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Saturday his government was ordering the mandatory evacuation of people … Read more

Moscow, Kyiv trade charges after dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war killed in prison

Moscow, Kyiv trade charges after dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war killed in prison

Service members of the Ukrainian armed forces, who surrendered at the besieged Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict, sit in a bus upon their arrival under escort of the pro-Russian military in the settlement of Olenivka in the Donetsk region, Ukraine on May 20.ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO/Reuters Dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of … Read more

Ukrainian rockets hit Russian-controlled area as Kyiv gears up for southern counterattack

Ukrainian rockets hit Russian-controlled area as Kyiv gears up for southern counterattack

Russian troops guard an entrance of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station, in Kherson region, south Ukraine, on May 20.The Associated Press Ukraine said on Tuesday it had carried out a long-range rocket strike against Russian forces and military equipment in southern Ukraine, territory it says it is planning to retake in a counteroffensive using millions of … Read more