Ukraine pressures retreating Russian troops

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops have pressured retreating Russian forces Tuesday, pressing a counteroffensive that produced major gains and a blow to Moscow’s military prestige. As the advance continued, Ukraine’s border guard service said the army had taken control of Vovchansk – a town just 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Russia seized on the … Read more

Ukraine’s counterattack around Kharkiv defeats Russia

A military truck bearing the “Z” symbol of the invading Russian forces lies in the town of Balakliya, which Ukrainian troops liberated over the weekend. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Ukraine’s surprise counterattack in the country’s northeast has sent shock waves through the Russian military, with military strategists saying occupying forces have … Read more

Russian forces retreat amid Ukrainian counteroffensive

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops successfully launched their swift counteroffensive in the country’s northeast on Sunday, even as a nuclear power plant in the Russian-occupied south was completely shut down in a bid to prevent a radioactive disaster as fighting raged nearby. Kyiv’s action to reclaim Russian-occupied areas in the Kharkiv region forced Moscow … Read more

Russia announces troop withdrawal from Ukraine’s Kharkiv region

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Saturday that it was withdrawing troops from two areas in the Kharkiv region of eastern Ukraine where a Ukrainian counteroffensive has made progress. significant last week. The news came after days of apparent advances by Ukraine south of Kharkiv, the country’s second-largest city, in what … Read more

Russia announces troop withdrawal from Ukraine’s Kharkiv region

Kyiv, Ukraine — The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Saturday that it was withdrawing troops from two areas of Ukrainein the eastern region of Kharkiv, where a Ukrainian counteroffensive made significant progress last week. The news came after days of apparent advances by Ukraine south of Kharkiv, the country’s second-largest city, in what could become … Read more

Ukraine recovers territory; nuclear power plant in peril

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces on Friday claimed yet another success in their counteroffensive against Russian forces in the east of the country, taking control of a major village and moving toward a major transportation hub. The US diplomat and NATO chief noted the progress but warned the war could drag on for months. … Read more

Ukrainian Zelenskyy talks with UN chief and Turkish leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand exports grain from Europe’s breadbasket to the world’s needy. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit to focus on tackling … Read more