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

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

Russia shells major Ukrainian city after officials say Moscow is expanding its war aims

Russia shells major Ukrainian city after officials say Moscow is expanding its war aims

A police officer looks at a bus damaged by a Russian military strike, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on July 21.NACHO DOCE/Reuters Russian shelling pounded a densely populated area in Ukraine’s second-largest city Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring at least 23 others with a barrage that struck a mosque, a medical facility and a … Read more

Ukraine troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

Ukraine troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

A Ukrainian artillery gunner adjusts his sights after firing on Russian troops a few miles away near the village of Vuhledar, in eastern Ukraine.FINBARR O’REILLY /The New York Times News Service Ukrainian forces were holding out in the eastern industrial city of Sievierodonetsk on Tuesday, resisting Russia’s all-out assault to capture a bombed-out wasteland that … Read more

‘Very fierce’ fighting erupts as Russian troops enter outskirts of Sievierodonetsk, in Ukraine’s east

‘Very fierce’ fighting erupts as Russian troops enter outskirts of Sievierodonetsk, in Ukraine’s east

Tanks of pro-Russian troops drive along a street during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the town of Popasna in the Luhansk Region, Ukraine May 26, 2022.ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO/Reuters Russian troops have entered the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk, according to the regional governor, who described fierce fighting on Monday over the ruins of a city that … Read more

Zelensky visits Kharkiv region; Ukrainian defenders hold out in Donbas city under heavy Russian fire

Zelensky visits Kharkiv region;  Ukrainian defenders hold out in Donbas city under heavy Russian fire

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky talks with servicemen during his visit to the Kharkiv region on May 29.STR/AFP/Getty Images Ukrainian forces endured heavy artillery barrages on Sunday as they held off Russian attempts to capture Sievierodonetsk, the largest city Ukraine still controls in the eastern region of Luhansk, officials said. Russian shelling has destroyed all of … Read more

Ukraine repels some Russian attacks but combat rages at steel mill

Ukraine repels some Russian attacks but combat rages at steel mill

Smoke rises above a burning oil storage in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict on the outskirts of Donetsk, Ukraine May 4, 2022.ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO/Reuters Heavy fighting raged Thursday at the shattered steel plant in Mariupol as Russian forces attempted to finish off the city’s last-ditch defenders and complete the capture of the strategically vital port. The … Read more