Russia Strikes Ukraine Residential Building, Kyiv Warns of Fresh Offensive

Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of an apartment building in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after a Russian strike destroyed it, as Kyiv said it expected a major offensive on the first anniversary of Moscow’s invasion. At least three people were killed Wednesday and 20 wounded when a Russian rocket hit a residential building … Read more

Ukraine war: Moscow creeps towards Bakhmut, Russian ‘propaganda institutions’, nuclear treaty woes

Moscow creeps towards Bakhmut amid gritty fighting Russia claimed on Tuesday that it had captured the village of Blagodatne, just north of Bakhmout in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and Russia have waged a vicious battle for several weeks to control the city, which Moscow frames as the key to seizing the prized Donbas region. In its … Read more

Ukraine war: Zelenskyy’s message for Holocaust Memorial Day, Wagner deserters ‘shot’

Russia takes war to ‘different stage’ – EU official Moscow has ratcheted up its invasion of Ukraine by making indiscriminate attacks on civilians and framing the conflict as a struggle against the West, according to a senior EU official. Stefano Sannino, Secretary General of the European Union’s European External Action Service, said on Friday Russia … Read more

Russian Missiles Kill 11 in Ukraine After Tank Pledge

A blistering wave of Russian strikes targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure killed 11 people on Thursday, a day after Germany and the United States pledged heavy tanks for Kyiv. The stepped-up military aid swept aside long-standing misgivings among allies and signaled a surge of Western support for a counteroffensive against the Russian invasion. The latest wave … Read more

The case against Russia over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 can go ahead, court rules

Europe’s top human rights court ruled Wednesday that it can adjudicate on cases brought by the Netherlands and Ukraine against Russia for alleged rights violations in eastern Ukraine in 2014, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The ruling by the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights marks significant progress in efforts by the … Read more

Ukraine war: ‘Global catastrophe’ threats, ‘corruption’ at Ukrainian MoD, Berlin tank position slammed

New weapons for Kyiv will cause ‘global catastrophe’, warns Putin ally A close ally of President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that delivering offensive weapons to Kyiv will lead to a world disaster by making arguments against using nuclear weapons untenable. Vyacheslav Volodin, speaker of the Duma — Russia’s lower house of parliament — warned … Read more

Ukraine war: Germany denies blocking tank delivery and other top developments

1. Fighting in southern Ukraine increases as the situation at the nuclear plant worsens Fighting in Ukraine’s southern Zaporizhzhia region has enormously intensified, according to a statement released by a Russian-installed official in the area. Vladimir Rogov, the leader of the collaborationist “We Are Together” movement, said on the messaging platform Telegram that “the intensity … Read more

Ukraine war: Russia gains ground, Kyiv ire at tank ‘indecision’, Moscow air defense drill

Russia claims it has gained ground in Ukraine The Russian army said on Saturday it carried out “offensive operations” in the Zaporizhzhia region of southern Ukraine, enabling it to take “advantageous positions”. “As a result of offensive operations, units of the Eastern Military District took more advantageous lines and positions,” the Russian Defense Ministry said … Read more

Ukraine war: Leopard tanks from Germany, sanctions slam Russian oil exports, Russian army shake up

Could Germany now send Leopard tanks to Ukraine? Ukraine came a step closer on Tuesday to securing a fleet of modern battle tanks, after the West’s big holdout Germany said this would be the first item on its new defense minister’s agenda. Kyiv hopes German-made Leopard battle tanks, a workhorse of armies across Europe, could … Read more