Russian forces shelled a village in Kharkiv Oblast on Aug. 1, killing an elderly woman and injuring a man, according to Governor Oleh Syniehubov.
Episode #13 of our weekly video podcast “This Week in Ukraine” is dedicated to a massive Russian scheme to kidnap tens of thousands of Ukrainian children, place them in re-education camps, and give them up for adoption to Russian families.
Ukraine’s Ombudsman Dmytro Lubinets said that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) refused to disclose the number of Ukrainian prisoners of war in Russian captivity it visited.
Editor’s Note: This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. NEW YORK CITY – Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Sergiy Kyslytsya learned of Russia’s all-out war against his country in the middle of a UN Security Council session. When Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine and
According to Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Sienkevych, three people were killed and another four were wounded in a Russian attack on the city on June 4. According to preliminary data, three high-rise buildings were damaged.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the two leaders agreed during a phone call on May 30 that as soon as Turkey clears the Ukrainian ports of mines, cargo ships will be able to leave. Russia’s blockade of Ukraine’s ports prevents the export of about 22 million tons of grain, creating a threat of famine in countries dependent on the grain, according to Ukrainian officials.
CNN reported citing undisclosed sources that EU officials resumed talks on a Russian oil embargo after negotiations had hit a dead end on the weekend, delaying the sixth round of sanctions against Russia.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) spokesperson Artem Dekhtiarenko said on May 21 that the SBU “got indisputable evidence” that Russia was behind the attack on the Kramatorsk railway station that killed 61 and injured 121 people on April 8. The SBU established that a missile was launched by the Tochka-U ballistic missile system from the territory in Donetsk Oblast which has been occupied by Russia since 2014.
The General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported on May 20 that Russia has also lost 1,263 tanks, 3,090 armored personnel carriers, 2,162 vehicles and fuel tanks, 596 artillery systems, 200 multiple launch rocket systems, 93 anti-aircraft defense systems, 168 helicopters, 204 aircraft, 460 UAVs, and 13 boats.
April 24 marks two months since Russia began its all-out war against Ukraine. The unprovoked Russian aggression has already cost Ukraine a devastating price, and it continues to rise every day. According to President Volodymyr Zelensky, since Feb. 24, Russia has launched 2,000 missiles at the Ukrainian territory. Many
Swimmer Andriy Badarak won gold in 50-meter backstroke. Swimmers Ivan Lepekha and Oleksiy Bobchynets won bronze medals in 50-meter freestyle race and 50-meter backstroke race, respectively.
Oleh Synehubov said that 16 people had been injured. Kharkiv has been shelled by Russian multiple rocket launchers, according to the official.
Azov commander urges world leaders to arrange evacuation corridor for civilians hiding at Azovstal plant in Mariupol.
According to Denys Prokopenko, the commander of the regiment, there are hundreds of people, including women, children, and families of the Mariupol defenders sheltering in the plant's basement.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Russia had concentrated a significant part of its forces for the offensive in the east of Ukraine. "No matter how many soldiers are drawn there, we will defend ourselves. We will fight. We will not give up anything Ukrainian," he said in a recent address.
Belarusian senior official threatens Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in response to their military power increase.
Belarusian Security Council Secretary Alexander Volfovich said that Poland, Lithuania and Latvia will suffer from “destruction, death, and explosions” if they attack Belarus.
According to Kharkiv Oblast Prosecutor’s Office, Russian forces fired at evacuation buses with civilians in Borova, a village in Kharkiv Oblast, on April 14.