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Ukraine reports “particularly fruitful” few days in counter-offensive

A Humvee vehicle moves along a road near a the recently retaken village of Novodarivka, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine on 2nd July, 2023.

Kyiv, UkraineReuters A Ukrainian counter-offensive against Russian forces has been “particularly fruitful” in the past few days and Ukraine’s troops are fulfilling their main tasks, a senior security official said on Tuesday. The comments by Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council, were Kyiv’s latest positive assessment of the month-old counter-attack although […]

Ukrainians face homelessness, disease risk as floods crest from breached dam

Rescuers evacuate local residents from a flooded area after the Nova Kakhovka dam breached, in Kherson, Ukraine, on 7th June, 2023.

Kherson, Ukraine Reuters Ukrainians abandoned inundated homes as floods crested across a swathe of the south on Wednesday after the destruction of a huge hydro-electric dam on front lines between Russian and Ukrainian forces, with their presidents trading blame for the disaster. Residents slogged through flooded streets carrying children on their shoulders, dogs in their […]