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Three Sentenced to Life for Flight MH17 Downing
A Dutch court on Thursday sentenced three men to life imprisonment over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014, in the early...
Dutch Judges to Give Long-Awaited Flight MH17 Verdict
A Dutch court delivers its verdict Thursday in the trial of four men over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 above Ukraine in 2014, as tensions...
Russian Spy Tried To Penetrate War Crimes Court, Say Dutch
Dutch intelligence said the spy works for Russia's GRU military intelligence service and posed as a Brazilian national.
Ukraine Accuses Russia of War Crimes as Air Strikes Hit Odessa
Kyiv calls the mass graves and civilians apparently "executed" in the streets the result of a "deliberate massacre" by retreating Russian forces.
Russia Regrouping for 'Powerful Strikes,' Zelensky Warns
Russia said it would scale back attacks on the capital Kyiv and the city of Chernigiv, but Ukrainian and Western officials have said Moscow's troops were...
in a trap
Ukraine in 'Desperately Important' Rescue Bid for Besieged City
Tens of thousands of civilians are trapped in besieged Mariupol with little food, water or medicine.
Ukraine Girds for Russian Eastern Onslaught
In five weeks of brutal fighting Russian forces have been humbled by dogged Ukrainian resistance, and forced to rethink any ambitions to sack the capital...
Shelling Throws Doubt on Russia's De-Escalation in Ukraine
The accusations dampen hopes of an imminent resolution to the conflict.
Russia Pledge to Deescalate in Ukraine Leaves West Cold
U.S. officials said that while small numbers of Russian forces were indeed stepping back from Kyiv, the vast majority remained.
Ukraine Retakes Kyiv Suburb, as Talks Resume Under Shadow
Western experts described the loss of Irpin as a significant setback for Russian forces, who are still trying to regroup and after a failed first attempt...
Russia, Ukraine Set for Face-to-Face Peace Talks
The new talks are set to start in Turkey on either Monday or Tuesday.
Macron Warns Against 'Escalation' After Biden Brands Putin 'Butcher'
While U.S. President Biden's unscripted words were discussed on high, the bombardment of Ukraine continued.
Month of war
Ukraine Demands Unlimited NATO Aid Against Russia's Month-Old War
Zelensky’s appeal came one month after Russian tanks rolled over the border, bringing a conflict that has killed untold thousands of civilians and soldiers...
'Hellscape' in Ukraine's Mariupol But Russia Talks Tough
For Ukrainians besieged in Mariupol and other cities, Russian talk of peace rings hollow as they come under indiscriminate shelling.
'Powerful Bombs' Rock Ukraine's Besieged Mariupol Amid New Rescue Bid
More than 200,000 people are trapped in the city described by those who managed to escape as a "freezing hellscape."
striking the rear
Russian Strikes Hit West Ukraine as U.S. Urges China to Get Tough
Moscow expands a bombardment campaign that has intensified allegations of war crimes.
Search for survivors
Search for Ukraine Theater Bombing Survivors as War Crime Claims Mount
Mariupol officials say more than 2,000 people have died so far in indiscriminate shelling, and 80% of its housing has been destroyed.
Day 21 roundup
Ukraine Denounces New 'Wall' in Europe as Theatre Hit
Zelenskiy reached back to the Cold War era while addressing the German parliament, drawing a 1987 speech in Berlin by Ronald Reagan.
day 20 roundup
European Leaders in Defiant Kyiv Trip as Russia Closes In
The nearly three-week-old conflict has revived Cold War-level tensions between Moscow and the West
Deadly Blasts Rattle Kyiv, Talks with Russia to Resume
Ukraine's capital has been transformed into a war zone.
Dutch Prosecutors Say MH17 Suspects 'Served Military Interests'
Four suspects are being tried in absentia for launching a BUK missile that hit flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine in 2014.
Russia Wins Latest Round of $50-Bln Yukos Case
Russia had been ordered to pay $50 billion to former shareholders in the oil giant before the Dutch Supreme Court's ruling.