NATO warns of long war in Ukraine as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

NATO warns of long war in Ukraine as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

A member of the Ukrainian territorial police surveys the ruins of a bridge that connected Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk, the last Ukrainian-held cities in Luhansk Oblast, on June 8, 2022.IVOR PRICKETT/The New York Times News Service The head of NATO said on Sunday the war in Ukraine could last years and Ukrainian forces faced intensified Russian … Read more

Ukrainian forces pull back as Russia presses assault on key eastern city

Ukrainian forces pull back as Russia presses assault on key eastern city

A police officer looks over a crater left by a missile strike on June 6, 2022, in Druzhkivka, Ukraine. The missile hit a residential neighborhood, killing one woman and damaging or destroying 80 buildings including a church.Scott Olson/Getty Images Ukrainian forces pulled back to the outskirts of the industrial city of Sievierodonetsk on Wednesday in … Read more

Zelensky says Ukraine will fight for all territory as battle rages for city of Sievierodonetsk

Zelensky says Ukraine will fight for all territory as battle rages for city of Sievierodonetsk

Smoke and dirt rise from shelling in the city of Sievierodonetsk during fight between Ukrainian and Russian troops in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas on June 7, 2022.ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images Ukraine will fight to recover all its territory occupied by Russian forces, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday, as his troops struggled to hold … Read more

Ukrainian and Russian troops fight street-by-street to win control of city of Sievierodonetsk

Ukrainian and Russian troops fight street-by-street to win control of city of Sievierodonetsk

Members of a foreign volunteer unit which fights in the Ukrainian army take positions in Sievierodonetsk, Ukraine, on June 2.SERHII NUZHNENKO/Reuters Ukrainian and Russian troops fought street by street for control of the industrial city of Sievierodonetsk on Monday in the pivotal battle of the Kremlin offensive in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. Which side had … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelensky travels close to frontline of Russian invasion

Ukrainian President Zelensky travels close to frontline of Russian invasion

Photo released by the Ukrainian presidential press service on June 5, 2022, shows Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (R) visiting the frontline positions of the Ukrainian military during a working trip to the Zaporizhzhia region.HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had visited two cities very close to one of the most active frontlines between … Read more

Zelenskyy visits Ukrainian troops on the frontlines in 1st visit outside Kyiv – National

Zelenskyy visits Ukrainian troops on the frontlines in 1st visit outside Kyiv – National

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited troops on the frontline in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region on Sunday, his first official appearance outside the Kyiv region since the start of Russia’s invasion on Feb. 24. “You risk your lives for us all and for our country,” the President’s office website cited him as telling the soldiers, adding … 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

About 100 civilians evacuated from bombed-out Mariupol steelworks; US House Speaker Pelosi meets with Ukrainian President Zelensky in Kyiv

About 100 civilians evacuated from bombed-out Mariupol steelworks;  US House Speaker Pelosi meets with Ukrainian President Zelensky in Kyiv

Civilians who left the area near Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol at a temporary accommodation center during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the village of Bezimenne in the Donetsk Region, Ukraine May 1, 2022.ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO/Reuters About 100 Ukrainian civilians were being evacuated from a ruined steelworks in the city of Mariupol on Sunday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky … Read more

Hundreds arrested in Ukraine for helping Russian troops since anti-collaboration law enacted

Hundreds arrested in Ukraine for helping Russian troops since anti-collaboration law enacted

A man suspected to be a Russian collaborator is detained during an operation by Security Service of Ukraine in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on April 18.Felipe Dana/The Associated Press Viktor appeared nervous as masked Ukrainian security officers in full riot gear, camouflage and weapons pushed into his cluttered apartment in the northern city of Kharkiv. His hands … Read more

US accuses Russia of plan to fake independence votes in seized Ukraine territory

US accuses Russia of plan to fake independence votes in seized Ukraine territory

Valeriy Grigoryev cleans up the aftermath of an airstrike this morning in a residential neighborhood in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, April 28, 2022.LYNSEY ADDARIO/The New York Times News Service The United States accused Russia on Thursday of planning to stage fake independence votes to justify its conquest of territory in Ukraine, as Russian forces stepped up a … Read more