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

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

Ukraine claims early success in counteroffensive as Zelensky vows to ‘chase’ Russians to border

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — As Ukraine intensifies its offensive to retake Russian-occupied territory in the south of the country, its forces recaptured four villages and broke through Russian defenses at several points of the front line in the Kherson regionaccording to Ukrainian officials. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also issued a warning to Russian forces during … Read more

15 people reportedly killed in Ukraine Independence Day attack

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces launched a rocket attack on a Ukrainian train station on the embattled country’s Independence Day on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and injuring about 50, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said after having warned for days that Moscow might attempt “something particularly cruel” this week. The deadly attack took place … Read more

15 people reportedly killed in Ukraine Independence Day attack

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces launched a rocket attack on a train station in central Ukraine on Wednesday on the embattled country’s Independence Day, killing at least 15 people and injuring about 50, said President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after warning for days that Moscow might attempt “something particularly cruel” this week. The deadly attack took … Read more

Car Explosion Kills Daria Dugina, Daughter of Russian Nationalist Known as ‘Putin’s Mastermind’

Moscow – The daughter of an influential Russian political theorist, often referred to as the “mastermind of Putin”, was killed in a car bomb attack on the outskirts of Moscow, officials said on Sunday. The Moscow branch of the Russian Investigative Committee said preliminary information indicated that a bomb planted in the SUV driven by … Read more

Car Explosion Kills Daria Dugina, Daughter of Russian Nationalist Known as ‘Putin’s Mastermind’

Moscow – The daughter of an influential Russian political theorist, often referred to as the “mastermind of Putin”, was killed in a car bomb attack on the outskirts of Moscow, officials said on Sunday. The Moscow branch of the Russian Investigative Committee said preliminary information indicated that a bomb planted in the SUV driven by … Read more

Explosions and drone attacks rock Russian-held areas away from Ukraine’s warfront

Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday, after explosions erupted near military bases in Russian-held areas of Ukraine. This photo taken on August 16, 2022 shows smoke billowing from an ammunition depot in the village of Mayskoye, Crimea. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday evening, a … Read more

Explosions and drone attacks rock Russian-held areas away from Ukraine’s warfront

Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday, after explosions erupted near military bases in Russian-held areas of Ukraine. This photo taken on August 16, 2022 shows smoke billowing from an ammunition depot in the village of Mayskoye, Crimea. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday evening, a … 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