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

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

‘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

Putin calls off storming of Mariupol steel plant, orders Ukrainians to be sealed in

Putin calls off storming of Mariupol steel plant, orders Ukrainians to be sealed in

A Ukrainian national flag, military helmet and medical documents are seen on a table at a destroyed part of the Illich Iron & Steel Works Metallurgical Plant, in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces in Mariupol, Ukraine, Monday, April 18, 2022 .Alexei Alexandrov/The Associated Press Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to claim victory in … 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

Russia’s use of chemical weapons in Mariupol unverified, but not unexpected as Moscow faces setbacks, Ukrainian general says

Russia’s use of chemical weapons in Mariupol unverified, but not unexpected as Moscow faces setbacks, Ukrainian general says

A Russian soldier patrols at a theater in Mariupol on April 12, the day of a media trip organized by Russia’s military. Ukrainian authorities are investigating unverified claims that the Russians used chemical weapons in this besieged Black Sea port.ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images The head of Ukraine’s military intelligence service said a report that … Read more

Ukraine says Russia may have used chemical weapons in Mariupol

Ukraine says Russia may have used chemical weapons in Mariupol

Families walk on a platform on their way to board a train at Slovyansk central station, in the Donbass region on April 12, 2022.RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images Civilians were fleeing from areas of eastern Ukraine on Tuesday ahead of an anticipated Russian offensive, while Kyiv said it was checking reports that Russian forces had used chemical … Read more

Ukrainian mothers who survived shelling of maternity ward describe the day Russian forces opened fire

Ukrainian mothers who survived shelling of maternity ward describe the day Russian forces opened fire

A maternity poster, damaged by shrapnel, lies in the reception room of the Adonis Maternity Hospital in Buzova, Ukraine, on April 9.Photography by Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail There is no mistaking the Adonis Maternity Hospital. The five-storey building is flanked with signs depicting mothers kissing babies and billboard-sized text identifying it as an obstetrics … Read more