Emmanuel Macron says Russia can’t win in Ukraine after strike on mall

France’s president said Tuesday that Russia “cannot and should not win” in Ukraine, voicing the West’s continued support for Kyiv following Moscow’s horrific missile attack on a shopping mall that underscored the war’s terrible toll on civilians. Ukrainian leaders denounced the strike, which killed 18 in the central city of Kremenchuk, as a war crime … Read more

Russia unleashes a missile barrage, while inching ahead in eastern Ukraine

From the skies above Belarus to the north and the waters of the Black Sea to the south, Russian forces unleashed a fusillade of cruise missiles across Ukraine on Saturday, Ukrainian officials said, in one of the most widespread and coordinated aerial assaults in weeks. Even as Russia pounded civilian and military infrastructure from the … Read more

Russia strikes Kyiv as Western leaders meet in Europe

G-7 leaders were set to announce the latest in a long series of international economic steps to pressure and isolate Russia over Ukraine war KYIV: Russia shattered weeks of relative calm in the Ukrainian capital with long-range missiles fired toward Kyiv early Sunday, an apparent Kremlin show-of-force as Western leaders meet in Europe to strengthen … Read more

Leaders pledge arms and EU path for Ukraine in Kyiv visit

Associated Press Kyiv The leaders of four European Union nations visited Ukraine on Thursday, vowing to back Kyiv’s bid to become an official candidate to join the bloc in a high-profile show of support for the country fending off aRussian invasion. French President Emmanuel Macron also promised Ukraine six more powerful truck-mounted artillery guns, the … Read more

North of Kyiv, the Russians retreated. But the war never left.

The tanks are gone now, and the thousands of Russian soldiers who poured into northern Ukraine in February have retreated back across the border. But fear still prevails in this quiet village 6 miles from Ukraine’s border with Russia and Belarus. In the distance, Russian artillery shells rock the neighbor towns every day. Their explosions … Read more

Momentum in Ukraine is shifting in Russia’s favour

A war in Ukraine that began with a Russian debacle as its forces tried and failed to take Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, has seemingly begun to turn, with Russia now picking off regional targets, Ukraine lacking the weaponry it needs, and Western support for the war effort fraying in the face of rising gas prices and … Read more

Russia presses Donbas attacks as Polish leader praises Kyiv

Russia pressed its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Poland’s president traveled to Kyiv to support the country’s European Union, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian since the start of the war. Lawmakers gave a standing ovation to President Andrzej Duda, who thanked them for the honor of speaking where “the … Read more

Explosions rock Kyiv again as Russians rain fire on Ukraine

Russia pounded targets from practically one end of Ukraine to the other Thursday, including Kyiv, bombarding the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow’s forces retreated weeks ago. Nearly a dozen people were wounded in the attack on Kyiv, including one who lost … Read more

Russia cuts gas to Poland, Bulgaria, West vows arms for Kyiv

Two months into the fighting, Western arms have helped Ukraine stall Russia’s invasion, but Kyiv leaders said they need more support fast POKROVSK, Ukraine: The US defense chief urged Ukraine’s allies to “move at the speed of war” to get more and heavier weapons to Kyiv as Russian forces rained fire on eastern and southern … Read more

Emboldened by Ukraine’s grit, US wants to see Russia weakened

The United States toughened its messaging on the Ukraine war on Monday, saying the American aim was not just to thwart the Russian invasion but also to weaken Russia so it could no longer carry out such military aggression anywhere. The aim was stated in explicit terms by the highest-ranking Biden administration delegation to visit … Read more