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In Photos: Life in the Bakhmut 'Vortex' as Savage Fighting Continues
The battle for the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut in the country's eastern Donetsk region has become the bloodiest of the war so far and has even prompted comparisons...
'Darkest Time of Year': Moscow's Lavish Lights Contrast With Ukraine's Blackout
While Ukraine faces sweeping heating and electricity cuts as a result of weeks of targeted Russian drone and missile strikes, Moscow enjoys extensive light...
In Photos: Russia's Autumn Round of Military Conscription Gets Underway
Russia's autumn round of military conscription began a month later than usual this year due to the country's "partial" mobilization drive and is scheduled...
show of resistance
Russian Activists, Armenian Nationalists Protest in Yerevan Ahead of Putin Visit
Members of Yerevan's Russian population took to the streets of the Armenian capital Tuesday evening to protest against the war in Ukraine ahead of Russian...
In Photos: Muscovites Enjoy the First Heavy Snow of the Winter
The heaviest snow of the season so far fell in Moscow on Sunday, briefly transforming the traffic-clogged Russian capital into a pristine-looking wonderland...
In Photos: Ukrainians Prepare For a Long and Cold Winter as Russian Strikes Continue
While usually greeted with excitement, the first snows of the winter were this year met with unease in Ukraine, as millions of people were left without...
Raising the flag
In Photos: Zelensky Surprises Locals With Unannounced Visit to Liberated Kherson
President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday visited the newly liberated city of Kherson in southern Ukraine following the retreat of Russian forces across the...
In Photos: Life in Kyiv Goes on in Darkness Amid Sweeping Blackouts
The Ukrainian capital Kyiv and its outskirts are facing sweeping heating and electricity cuts after weeks of Russian drone and missile strikes that targeted...
In Photos: Interactive Exhibition Re-Creates 1941 Red Square Parade
Thousands of people on Sunday flocked to Red Square for an interactive exhibit re-creating the Soviet Union's October Revolution Parade of 1941.
In Photos: On Russia's Remote Wrangel Island, a Haven for Arctic Wildlife
In the remote waters of the Arctic Ocean above Russia's Far East mainland lies Wrangel Island — a rugged, mountainous stretch of land that remains barely...
Day of remembrance
In Photos: Honoring the Victims of Political Repression as War Rages in Ukraine
On Sunday, Russia marked its annual Remembrance Day for the Victims of Political Repressions, a day in which the country honors the millions of victims...
In Photos: Partial Solar Eclipse Shines Over Russia
The last partial solar eclipse of 2022 was visible in the skies over much of Europe on Tuesday, including Russia.
The moon's shadow reached its peak in...
In Photos: The Task of Demining Liberated Areas of Ukraine Gets Underway
As Russian troops withdraw from territories they previously occupied in Ukraine, pro-Kyiv administrators are finding themselves facing the task of demining...
In Photos: Life Goes on in Moscow Amid Mobilization, Martial Law
Though Russia's "partial" mobilization is still underway in most regions — and the latest increase of security preparedness levels signals that the country...
In Photos: Eastern Ukraine Unbowed by Rocket Attacks
As Russia continues to target civilian infrastructure in drone and missile strikes this week, residents of the Kharkiv and Donetsk regions in the east...
In Photos: Ukrainians Remain Defiant Amid Russian Missile Strikes
The Kremlin has responded with fury to the attack on the Crimean Bridge on Saturday, launching a devastating series of missile attacks on Ukrainian cities...
In Photos: Russian Missiles Pummel Cities Across Ukraine
Cities across Ukraine were slammed by Russian missiles Monday morning, sending civilians scrambling for cover as Moscow hit back for an attack on its bridge...
In Photos: Russian Conscripts Undergo Basic Training
On Sept. 21, President Vladimir Putin announced the "partial" mobilization of Russia's military reservists, sparking numerous protests across the country...
In Photos: Russians Fleeing Putin's Draft Queue at Georgian Border
Nearly two weeks into Russian President Vladimir Putin's "partial" mobilization for the war in Ukraine, crowds of Russians seeking to escape the draft...
door to door
In Photos: Occupied Ukrainian Regions Vote in 'Sham' Annexation Referendums
Russian proxies in occupied Ukraine are staging a five-day referendum to determine whether they wish to be annexed by Russia.
Voting has been underway...
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