European Union grants Ukraine candidacy status after nearly two-decade struggle

European Union grants Ukraine candidacy status after nearly two-decade struggle

Masi Nayyem shows where he was injured during a combat mission in Dnipro, Ukraine.Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail Masi Nayyem was lying in a hospital bed with a white bandage over his right eye and much of his head, looking very much like an avatar of this war-battered country. He lost his eye in a … Read more

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

Leaders of Germany, France, Italy, Romania meet Zelensky in Ukraine to support fight against Russia

Leaders of Germany, France, Italy, Romania meet Zelensky in Ukraine to support fight against Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shakes hands with France’s President Emmanuel Macron as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis look on June 16, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The leaders made their first visits to Ukraine since the country was invaded by Russia on February 24th.Alexey Furman/Getty Images The … 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

Exclusive: How a 15-year-old Ukrainian drone pilot helped destroy a Russian army column – National

Exclusive: How a 15-year-old Ukrainian drone pilot helped destroy a Russian army column – National

KYIV, Ukraine — As the Russian army made its move on Kyiv in late February, the Ukrainian defenses enlisted a drone pilot to pinpoint a column of military vehicles approaching the capital from the west. The civilian who took on the task sent his drone up in a field near his house and found the … Read more

After 100 days of war, Putin’s counting on the world’s indifference

After 100 days of war, Putin’s counting on the world’s indifference

CNN — Rewind the clock to February 23, the day before Russia launched its all-out invasion of Ukraine, and one might be tempted to guess that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s days in office were numbered. After all, Russia’s military outspent that of Ukraine by roughly ten to one. Moscow enjoyed a twofold advantage over Kyiv … Read more

Russia tightens grip on Ukrainian city, raps US for supplying rockets

Russia tightens grip on Ukrainian city, raps US for supplying rockets

A Ukrainian serviceman patrols a village near the frontline in the Donetsk oblast region, eastern Ukraine.Bernat Armangue/The Associated Press Russian forces tightened their grip on an industrial Ukrainian city as part of their drive to control the eastern Donbas region and targeted rail links used to ferry in weapons from Kyiv’s Western allies as the … 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

Russian missiles target Lviv, a major transfer point for Ukraine’s weapon supplies from Poland

Russian missiles target Lviv, a major transfer point for Ukraine’s weapon supplies from Poland

Smoke rises from Russian missile strikes in Lviv, on May 3, 2022. Russian missiles on Tuesday struck power substations in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, knocking out electricity to parts of the city, the mayor, Andriy Sadovyi, reported on Twitter.FINBARR O’REILLY /The New York Times News Service Russian rockets have hit dozens of targets … Read more