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'Fierce' Battle in Ukraine for Vuhledar Near Donetsk
Ukrainian troops were locked in a "fierce" confrontation with Russian fighters Friday for control of the town of Vuhledar southwest of Donetsk as the two...
Moscow Gives Latvian Ambassador Two Weeks to Leave Russia
Moscow said on Friday that Latvia's ambassador had been given two weeks to leave Russia, accusing the Baltic state and EU member of "total Russophobia...
Russia-Annexed Ukrainian Regions to Move to Moscow Time – Ministry
Residents of the Kremlin-controlled areas of four Ukrainian regions will soon have to put their clocks forward by an hour as their time zone switches to...
Russia’s Funeral Industry Booms Amid Heavy War Losses
Russia’s funeral industry is experiencing unprecedented growth due to military deaths from the nearly year-long invasion of Ukraine as well as high...
Putin Blasts 'Neo-Nazis' in Ukraine on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday repeated a claim that neo-Nazis were committing crimes in Ukraine — an allegation Moscow has used to justify...
Russia Says Ramping Up Ammunition Production for Ukraine War
Russia’s defense industry has stepped up production of ammunition for the military to use in Ukraine, Sergei Chemezov, who heads the state defense...
U.S. Deems Russia's Wagner Group 'Transnational Criminal Organization'
The U.S. Treasury Department declared Russia's shadowy Wagner Group a “transnational criminal organization” and imposed fresh sanctions on...
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...
desertion and abandonment
Russian Military Crimes Surge Nearly Threefold in 2022
Russian soldiers were nearly three times more likely to be accused of crimes against military service including desertion and insubordination in 2022 than...
pearl of the Black Sea
Ukraine's Odesa Wins UNESCO Status Despite Russia Opposition
UNESCO added the historic center of Ukraine's port city Odesa, often described as "the pearl of the Black Sea," to its World Heritage List on Wednesday...
cheating the system
U.K. Reviews Rules After Row Over Wagner Lawsuit Against Journalist
The United Kingdom said Wednesday it was reviewing how sanctioned individuals are permitted to use the country's legal services, after reports the government...
U.S. to Provide 31 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine Amid Russian Warnings
The United States announced Wednesday that it would provide 31 Abrams tanks to help Ukraine repel Russia's forces, mirroring a similar move announced earlier...
Norwegian Police to Release Russian Wagner Deserter
The Norwegian police are planning to release a former member of the Russian mercenary group Wagner who was arrested for entering the country illegally...
Spain Pensioner Held Over Ukraine Embassy, PM Letter Bombs
Spanish police arrested a pensioner Wednesday on suspicion he sent letter bombs targeting the prime minister and the Ukrainian embassy, authorities said...
Ukraine Admits Pullout from Soledar, Captured By Russia
Ukraine's military conceded to AFP Wednesday that its troops had pulled out of the town of Soledar in the eastern Donetsk region, which Russian forces...
Russia Warns of Escalation As Germany Greenlights Leopard Tanks for Ukraine
Russian officials warned of a possible escalation in its war on Ukraine as Germany agreed to supply Leopard tanks to Ukraine following weeks of pressure...
higher than reported
Nearly 100 Russian Soldiers Killed in Makiivka Strike, BBC Russian Confirms
More Russian soldiers were killed than officially confirmed in Ukraine’s New Year’s Day strike on a temporary barracks in Russian-occupied...
Ukraine Dismisses Key Officials in Anti-Graft Purge
Kyiv on Tuesday announced the dismissal of a dozen top officials in its biggest political shakeup following the country's first major corruption scandal...
Germany Agrees to Transfer Battle Tanks to Ukraine – Der Spiegel
After weeks of prevarication and increasingly fraught exchanges with its European allies, Germany has agreed to supply Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according...
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