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Four killed in Russian attacks on Ukraine’s eastern regions, Kyiv says

Kyiv, Ukraine Reuters Four people were killed in overnight Russian drone and bomb attacks in Ukraine’s northeastern Sumy and eastern Donetsk regions, local officials said on Wednesday. Russian forces dropped a bomb on Myrnohrad town in Donetsk region, killing two and injuring five people, local Governor Vadym Filashkin said on the Telegram messaging app. A […]

Ukraine notes progress after “difficult’ week”, upsurge in Bakhmut fighting; Russian drones kill two in Sumy

Ukrainian servicemen operate a Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft gun during their combat shift, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv region, Ukraine, on 30th June, 2023

Kyiv, UkraineReuters Ukraine said on Monday its troops had regained more ground along eastern and southern fronts in what President Volodymyr Zelenskiy described as progress in a “difficult” week for Kyiv’s counter-offensive against Russian forces. Deputy Defence Minister Hanna Maliar also noted a surge in fighting around the shattered eastern city of Bakhmut, captured by […]

Ukraine’s stateless trapped in warzone with no proof they exist

Ukraine Sumy stateless

Thomson Reuters Foundation When the air raid sirens sound at night, Svitlana Honcharova takes her two young sons to the cellar under their apartment in the Ukrainian city of Sumy and prays they will still be alive in the morning. Although thousands have fled Russia’s bombardment of Sumy in the far northeast, 31-year-old Honcharova dares […]

Ukraine says Russian forces kill seven civilians in evacuation convoy

Ukraine Byshiv shelling damage

Lviv, UkraineReuters Ukraine accused Russian forces on Saturday of killing seven civilians in an attack on women and children trying to flee fighting near Kyiv, and France said Russian President Vladimir Putin had shown he was not ready to make peace. With Russia’s invasion in its third week, the Ukrainian intelligence service said the seven, […]

Ukraine decries “immoral” stunt after Moscow says it will let civilians flee – to Russia

Ukraine Mykolaiv damaged building

Lviv/Kyiv, UkraineReuters Russia announced new “humanitarian corridors” on Monday to transport Ukrainians trapped under its bombardment – to Russia itself and its ally Belarus, a move immediately dismissed by Kyiv as an immoral stunt. The announcement came after two days of failed ceasefires to let civilians escape the besieged city of Mariupol, where hundreds of […]