Ukraine confirms fall of Sievierodonetsk after weeks-long fight

Pro-Russian separatists said Moscow’s forces were now attacking the last major Ukrainian-held bastion in eastern Luhansk province, Sievierodonetsk’s twin city Lysychansk on the opposite bank of the Siverskyi Donets river. The fall of Sievierodonetsk – once home to more than 100,000 people, now a wasteland – was Russia’s biggest victory since capturing the port of … Read more

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Russia Ukraine War Live, Mariupol Fall to Russia: Hundred days ago, Russian President Vladimir announced a special operation to “denazify” Ukraine. Since then, the war has shown no sign of abating with both Ukrainian and Russian troops claiming victories in various parts of the country. While Ukrainian troops were largely successful in keeping Kremlin’s soldiers … Read more

After 3 months of war, life in Russia has profoundly changed

When Vladimir Putin announced the invasion of Ukraine, war seemed far away from Russian territory. Yet within days the conflict came home — not with cruise missiles and mortars but in the form of unexpected and unexpected extensive volleys of sanctions by Western governments and economic punishment by corporations. Three months after the Feb. 24 … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: A recap of the third month of Putin’s invasion

The fall of Mariupol, the battle for Kharkiv, the shifting of focus to Donbas and the impending expansion of Nato membership — much has happened in the third month of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Since the Russian troops first set foot in Ukraine’s towns and cities on February 24, the war initiated by Russian … Read more

Ukraine war’s economic toll is testing the west’s unity against Russia

The West united against Russia’s war on Ukraine more swiftly and solidly than almost anyone had expected. But as the war settles into a prolonged conflict, one that could rumble on for months or even years, it is testing the resolve of Western countries, with European and US officials questioning the rising economic toll will … Read more

Ukraine war’s geographic reality: Russia has seized much of the East

Russia’s 3-month-old invasion of nearly Ukraine has been punctu by flawed planning, poor intelligence, barbarity and wanton destruction. But obscured in the daily fighting is the geographic reality that Russia has made gains on the ground. The Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that its forces in eastern Ukraine had advanced to the border between Donetsk … Read more

On Zoom, A Steel Factory In Mariupol Says It Will Never Surrender

Russia-Ukraine War: Mariupol has largely been leveled by shelling during the siege. If Russia’s President Vladimir Putin hoped to mark Victory Day on Monday by celebrating the capture or surrender of Mariupol’s last Ukrainian defenders, a Zoom appearance by their commanders suggests he’ll have to wait. Speaking in a lengthy online press conference on Sunday, … Read more

May 9 is a revered day in Russia. For many, Putin has hit it

Olga Romanova’s grandmother served as a front-line nurse in World War II. She was small and thin, Romanova said, but somehow carried “big, grown, wounded men” to safety. She met her husband in her four years on the eastern front. To Romanova, Russia’s May 9 holiday, marking the Soviet victory over the Nazis, is about … Read more

Sensing a stalled Russia, West adds support and arms for Ukraine

US President Joe Biden spoke in an Alabama factory that built the Javelin missiles Ukrainian soldiers used against Russian tanks. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain addressed members of Ukraine’s parliament, extolling their “finest hour.” President Emmanuel Macron of France pressed Russia’s Vladimir Putin by phone to end his “devastating aggression.” Germany helped Finland and … Read more

Russia unleashes rockets after Mariupol cease, EU eyes oil sanctions

Russia launched an attack on the encircled Azovstal steel works in Mariupol, Ukraine’s last redoubt in the port city, after a ceasefire broke down on Tuesday with some 200 civilians trapped underground despite a UN-brokered evacuation. In a Telegram video, Captain Sviatoslav Palamar of Ukraine’s Azov Regiment said that Russia pounded the steel works with … Read more