Russia-Ukraine war

Famous Ukrainian medic describes 'hell' of Russian captivity

Famous Ukrainian medic describes ‘hell’ of Russian captivity

By LORI HINNANT and VASILISA STEPANENKO July 11, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/ukraine-medic-yuliia-paievska-describes-captivity-5b6f6e727a0a1a2b90101640055c6b4b KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The captive Ukrainian medic’s eyeglasses had long since been taken away, and the face of the Russian man walking past her was a blur. Yuliia Paievska knew only that her life was being traded for his, and that she was …

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Putin expands fast-track Russian citizenship to all Ukraine

Putin expands fast-track Russian citizenship to all Ukraine

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Russian missiles struck a key Ukrainian city, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Monday expanding a fast-track procedure to make Russian citizenship available to all Ukrainians, yet another effort to expand Moscow’s influence in war-torn Ukraine. Until recently, only residents of Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well …

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Ukrainian official warns of 'catastrophe' in captured city

Ukrainian official warns of ‘catastrophe’ in captured city

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian regional official warned Friday of deteriorating living conditions in a city captured by Russian forces two weeks ago, saying Sievierodonetsk is without water, power or a working sewage system while the bodies of the dead decompose in hot apartment buildings. Govt. Serhiy Haidai said the Russians were unleashing indiscriminate …

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US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON– The Biden administration said Friday that it will send another $400 million in military equipment to Ukraine, including four more advanced rocket systems. The weapons, said a senior defense official, will bolster Ukrainian efforts to strike deeper behind Russian frontlines in the eastern Donbas region. The aid comes as Moscow this week claimed full …

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US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine |  Russia-Ukraine war News

US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Advanced artillery rocket system is part of new $400m US weapons package to Ukraine, senior US defense official says. The United States will send more High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Ukraine as part of a new $400m weapons package, a senior defense official has said, to help Kyiv confront heavy Russian artillery bombardments. …

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G-20 diplomats fail on unity over Ukraine, war's impact

G-20 diplomats fail on unity over Ukraine, war’s impact

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — Deeply divided top diplomats from the world’s richest and largest developing nations failed to find common ground Friday over Russia’s war in Ukraine and how to deal with its global impacts, leaving prospects for future cooperation in the forum uncertain. At talks that were were knocked off balance by two …

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Russia taking 'operational pause' in Ukraine, analysts say

Russia taking ‘operational pause’ in Ukraine, analysts say

KYIV, Ukraine — Foreign analysts say Russia may be temporarily easing its offensive in eastern Ukraine as the Russian military attempts to reassemble its forces for a significant — and what it hopes could prove decisive — new assault on its neighbor. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned menacingly on Thursday that his forces “haven’t even …

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Zhibek Zholy: The Russian ship carrying 'stolen' Ukrainian grain |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Zhibek Zholy: The Russian ship carrying ‘stolen’ Ukrainian grain | Russia-Ukraine war News

As well as fighting on battlefields in Ukraine, Moscow and Kyiv are locked in a conflict over the Zhibek Zholy, a Russian cargo ship. Kyiv and several analysts say the ship docked in the Russia-occupied port Berdyansk, in Zaporizhia, in late June and sailed towards Turkey carrying thousands of tons of Ukrainian grain. Moscow-backed news …

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Russian forces 'destroying everything' in east Ukraine: Governor |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian forces ‘destroying everything’ in east Ukraine: Governor | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russian forces are involved in scorched-earth tactics in their offensive in eastern Ukraine, pounding civilian areas with missiles and reducing villages, towns and cities to rubble, the governors of Luhansk and Donetsk provinces have said. Indiscriminate shelling by Russian forces over the past 24 hours had killed at least eight civilians and wounded 25 more, …

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Russia pockets $24bn from selling energy to China, India |  Business and Economy News

Russia pockets $24bn from selling energy to China, India | Business and Economy News

China spent $18.9bn and Russia $5.1bn for Russian oil and gas in just three months following the invasion of Ukraine. By Dan Murtaugh and Debjit ChakrabortyBloomberg Published On Jul 6, 2022Jul 6, 2022 Russia has pocketed $24 billion from selling energy to China and India in just three months following its invasion of Ukraine, showing …

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