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Ukraine, Russia report heavy fighting in east, south

Ukrainian servicemen fire a D-20 howitzer towards Russian troops at a position near the front line town of Bakhmut, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk region, Ukraine, on 11th July, 2023.

Reuters Ukraine’s military on Tuesday reported heavy fighting in the east and southeast, the main theatres of its drive to recapture land seized by Russian invaders, saying its forces had repelled dozens of enemy attacks. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who expressed a measure of frustration with NATO’s failure to offer Ukraine a timeline for alliance membership, […]

Moscow accuses Wagner head of mutiny, he says his forces enter Russia

Founder of Wagner private mercenary group Yevgeny Prigozhin leaves a cemetery before the funeral of Russian military blogger Maxim Fomin widely known by the name of Vladlen Tatarsky, who was recently killed in a bomb attack in a St Petersburg cafe, in Moscow, Russia, on 8th April, 2023.

Moscow, Russia/Kyiv, UkraineReuters Russian mercenary boss Yevgeny Prigozhin said on Saturday his Wagner fighters had crossed the border into Russia from Ukraine and were prepared to go “all the way” against Moscow’s military, hours after the Kremlin accused him of armed mutiny. As a long-running standoff between Prigozhin and the military top brass appeared to […]

Ukraine says eight villages retaken from Russian forces

A Ukrainian serviceman is seen in a shelter, as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, at the front line in Donetsk region, Ukraine, on 18th June, 2023.

Kyiv, UkraineReuters Ukraine said on Monday it had driven Russian forces out of an eighth village in its two-week-old counter-offensive, a settlement on a heavily fortified part of the front line near the most direct route to the country’s Azov Sea coast. Deputy Defence Minister Hanna Maliar said Ukrainian forces had retaken Piatykhatky and advanced […]

Russia reports fierce fighting as African peace mission leaves empty-handed

Putin meets African leaders

Reuters Russia reported fierce fighting on Sunday on three sections of the front line in Ukraine, a day after hosting an African peace mission that failed to spark enthusiasm from either Moscow or Kyiv. Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with African leaders. PICTURE: Pavel Bednyakov/RIA Novosti via Reuters A Russian-installed official said Ukraine had recaptured Piatykhatky, a […]

Russia says it thwarted major Ukrainian offensive, killed hundreds

A Ukrainian serviceman looks on near the Ukraine-Russia border, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, on 4th June, 2023.

Moscow, RussiaReuters Russia said on Monday that its forces had thwarted a major Ukrainian offensive at five points along the front in the southern Ukrainian region of Donetsk and killed hundreds of pro-Kyiv troops. It was not immediately clear whether or not the reported attack represented the start of a Ukrainian counteroffensive which Kyiv has […]