Support our war crimes investigations unit Support
Skip to content

News Feed

1:41 PM
Ukraine managed to return the bodies of 79 fallen soldiers, the Ministry for Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories announced on its website on May 30. The bodies will be returned to their families and loved ones for burial.
12:31 PM
Ukraine’s parliament adopted a law allowing insurance of investments in Ukraine against war risks. The law expands the capabilities of the Export Credit Agency, allowing it to insure both domestic and foreign investments against the risks caused by armed aggression or terrorism.
Want to partner with the Kyiv Independent?
Contact the Tellers Agency to connect your brand with independent media.
8:45 AM
According to the report, Russia has also lost 3,802 tanks, 7,469 armored fighting vehicles, 6,219 vehicles and fuel tanks, 3,445 artillery systems, 575 multiple launch rocket systems, 332 air defense systems, 313 airplanes, 298 helicopters, 3,092 drones, and 18 boats.
Ukraine Daily
News from
Ukraine in your
11:44 PM
"Yesterday, Russian border guards celebrated their professional holiday. The fighters of the Russian Volunteer Corps congratulated them by successfully crossing the 'holey' state border once again," one of the Russian militia groups fighting on Ukraine's side said on May 29.
6:09 PM
Russian troops hit the villages of Kozatske and Zolota Balka in Ukraine's southern Kherson Oblast on May 29, the regional administration reported. A 61-year-old man was killed in his house as a result of the Kozatske shelling, according to the report.

watch us on facebook

Edit post

Prosecutor’s Office: ‘No doubts’ over Iran’s involvement in drone production, supply to Russiaon Oct.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk January 21, 2023 5:33 PM 2 min read
A drone flies over Kyiv on Oct. 17, 2022, amid the Russian strike on central Kyiv. (Photo by Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images)
This audio is created with AI assistance

Yuriy Bielousov, a top official from the Prosecutor General’s Office, said on Jan. 21 on television that the agency had operative data and intelligence data from Ukrainian services and foreign services proving Russia and Iran’s partnership.

Bielousov added that law enforcement agencies are continuing to collect evidence proving Iran's involvement in the production and supply of drones to Russia, which it uses to attack Ukrainian cities.

“We will be able to prove all this in courts, and all these persons (involved) will be brought to justice,” he said.

U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Jan. 9 that Iran might be “contributing to widespread war crimes” by selling lethal drones to Russia for use in its ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

“Iran had chosen to go down a road where their weapons are being used to kill civilians in Ukraine and to try to plunge cities into cold and darkness, which from our point of view, puts Iran in a place where it could potentially be contributing to widespread war crimes,” Sullivan said.

On Jan. 6, the U.S. announced new sanctions against Iran’s aviation and defense sectors for supplying drones to Russia.

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has scrambled to try to block Tehran from supplying the drones, many of which use Western-made parts.

However, it’s difficult to control these parts, many of which are widely available and have civilian applications.

Ukraine has shot down more than 500 drones launched by Russia since September, according to Ukraine’s Air Force.

How Russia uses Iranian drones to try to overwhelm Ukraine’s air defense

Editors' Picks

Support us

Enter your email to subscribe

Please, enter correct email address


* indicates required
* indicates required


* indicates required
* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.