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

For the wife of Azov Regiment commander, a life upended as she faces uncertainty about husband’s fate

For the wife of Azov Regiment commander, a life upended as she faces uncertainty about husband’s fate

Kateryna Prokopenko, the wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Denys Prokopenko, who held off the Russian army for months before surrendering in May, in Kyiv on Aug. 1.Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail Whenever she gets a spare moment and the pain inside her has subsided, Kateryna Prokopenko picks up a pen and draws. She used to work as … Read more

Canada abandoned Ukrainian embassy employees despite their likelihood of being on Russian hit list

Canada abandoned Ukrainian embassy employees despite their likelihood of being on Russian hit list

Ottawa told Canadian embassy leaders in Kyiv to withhold information from Ukrainian staff members and leave them behind.Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail Before pulling Canadian diplomats out of Ukraine weeks ahead of the Russian invasion, Global Affairs Canada received intelligence confirming that Russia intended to wage war against its neighbour, and that Ukrainians who worked … 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

Zelensky asks Trudeau to increase pressure on Russia after Canada circumvents sanctions against Kremlin

Zelensky asks Trudeau to increase pressure on Russia after Canada circumvents sanctions against Kremlin

Supporters of Ukraine hold a rally against the Canadian government’s decision to send repaired parts of a Russian natural gas pipeline back to Germany, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 17, 2022.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky implored Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to escalate international pressure on the Kremlin after Canada circumvented … Read more

Russia prepares for the next stage of its offensive in Ukraine: military official – National

Russia prepares for the next stage of its offensive in Ukraine: military official – National

Russia is preparing for the next stage of its offensive in Ukraine, a Ukrainian military official said, after Moscow said its forces would step up military operations in “all operational areas”. As Western deliveries of long-range arms begin to help Ukraine on the battlefield, Russian rockets and missiles have pounded cities in strikes that Kyiv … Read more

Zelensky sacks Ukraine’s envoy to Germany, other ambassadors

Zelensky sacks Ukraine’s envoy to Germany, other ambassadors

This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian Presidential press service on July 9, 2022, shows Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky (2ndL) sitting in front of President of French Senate Gerard Larcher (4thR) and a delegation of the upper house of the French Parliament during their meeting in Kyiv, amid the Russian invasion of UkraineSTRINGER/AFP/Getty … Read more

Zelensky sacks Ukraine’s envoy to Germany, other ambassadors

Zelensky sacks Ukraine’s envoy to Germany, other ambassadors

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky as he addresses the opening ceremony of the 26th rank round table of The Economist magazine, from Kyiv. July 5, 2022.HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed Kyiv’s ambassador to Germany on Saturday as well as several other top foreign envoys, the presidential website said. In a decree that gave no … Read more

At least 21 dead after missiles strike Odesa apartment block, amid calls for Moscow to be named a state sponsor of terrorism

At least 21 dead after missiles strike Odesa apartment block, amid calls for Moscow to be named a state sponsor of terrorism

A Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighter works to extinguish a fire at a damaged residential building in the town of Serhiivka, about 50 kilometers southwest of Odesa, Ukraine, on July 1.Nina Lyashonok/The Associated Press On Friday, it was Odesa’s turn. Two missiles arced across the sky to strike an apartment block and a seaside hotel … Read more

Russia claims Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk after one of the war’s bloodiest fights – National

Russia claims Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk after one of the war’s bloodiest fights – National

Russian forces seized full control of the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk on Saturday, both sides said, confirming Kyiv’s biggest battlefield setback for more than a month following weeks of some of the war’s bloodiest fighting. Ukraine called its retreat from the city a “tactical withdrawal” to fight from higher ground in Lysychansk on the … Read more