Russia’s hope for Ukraine win revealed in battle for Bakhmut

BAKHMUT, Ukraine — Russian soldiers pummeling a city in eastern Ukraine with artillery are slowly edging closer in their attempt to seize Bakhmut, which has remained in Ukrainian hands during the eight-month war despite Moscow’s goal of capturing the entire Donbas region bordering Russia. While much of the fighting in the last month has unfolded … Read more

Economy flights from Moscow to Dubai hitting $5,000 as Russians flee

The airline industry has been hamstrung by a perfect storm of challenges over recent weeks, from labor shortages and supply disruptions to rising fuel prices. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — One-way economy flights from Moscow to Dubai are going for as much as $5,000 and many have completely … Read more

The US and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen fire an M777 howitzer, Kharkiv Region, northeastern Ukraine. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevsky | Future Publishing | Getty Images In the US weapons industry, the normal production level for artillery rounds for the 155 millimeter howitzer — a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently used on the battlefields … Read more

The US and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen fire an M777 howitzer, Kharkiv Region, northeastern Ukraine. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevsky | Future Publishing | Getty Images In the US weapons industry, the normal production level for artillery rounds for the 155 millimeter howitzer — a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently used on the battlefields … Read more