From his hospital bed, Ukrainian commander details troops’ stealthy recapture of Kharkiv region

From his hospital bed, Ukrainian commander details troops’ stealthy recapture of Kharkiv region

Captain Andriy Malakhov, commander of the Wild Steppe battalion, stands near an abandoned Russian vehicle on Sept. 8, when he and his forces took part in the liberation of Russian-held cities in the Kharkiv region.Courtesy of Captain Andriy Malakhov Captain Andriy Malakhov and his men crept forward through the forests south of the city of … Read more

Sailors’ families seek answers about Russian ship sinking

Sailors’ families seek answers about Russian ship sinking

It took the Russian military over a week to acknowledge that one serviceman died and two dozen others were missing after one of its flagship cruisers sank in the Black Sea, reportedly the result of a Ukrainian missiles strike. The acknowledgment happened after families started searching desperately for their sons who, they said, served on … Read more

Over 900 civilian bodies found around Kyiv following Russia’s withdrawal: police – National

Over 900 civilian bodies found around Kyiv following Russia’s withdrawal: police – National

The bodies of more than 900 civilians have been discovered in the region surrounding the Ukrainian capital following Russia’s withdrawal — most of them fatally shot, police said Friday, an indication that many people were “simply executed.” The jarring number emerged shortly after Russia’s Defense Ministry promised to step up missile attacks on Kyiv in … Read more

Russia has lost its Moskva warship in Ukraine. How will it impact Moscow’s war? – National

Russia has lost its Moskva warship in Ukraine.  How will it impact Moscow’s war?  – National

Russia has confirmed the Moskva missile cruiser, the flagship of its Black Sea Fleet, has sunk while being towed to port following what it said was a fire and explosions involving ammunition stowed onboard. Ukraine says the Moskva’s fate was sealed by a missile strike launched by its forces from the coast which ripped open … Read more

Russia loses Black Sea warship, says attacks on Kyiv will increase

Russia loses Black Sea warship, says attacks on Kyiv will increase

People stand beside damaged buildings at the Vizar company military-industrial complex, after the site was hit by overnight Russian strikes, in the town of Vyshneve, southwestern suburbs of Kyiv, on April 15.FADEL SENNA/AFP/Getty Images Russia’s Defense Ministry promised Friday to ramp up missile attacks on the Ukrainian capital in response to Ukraine’s alleged aggression on … Read more

Russia’s Moskva warship sinks after fire, marking major setback in Ukraine war – National

Russia’s Moskva warship sinks after fire, marking major setback in Ukraine war – National

The flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, a guided-missile cruiser that became a potent target of Ukrainian defiance in the opening days of the war, sank Thursday after it was heavily damaged in the latest setback for Moscow’s invasion. Ukrainian officials said their forces hit the vessel with missiles, while Russia acknowledged a fire aboard … Read more

Blast cripples flagship of Russian Black Sea fleet, Ukraine claims missile strike

Blast cripples flagship of Russian Black Sea fleet, Ukraine claims missile strike

Cuban police stand guard as the Moskva, a Russian missile cruiser, moors at Havana’s harbor on Aug. 3, 2013.ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images Russia said on Thursday the flagship of its Black Sea fleet was seriously damaged and its crew evacuated following an explosion that a Ukrainian official said was the result of a missile strike. Russia’s … Read more