UN inspectors visit Ukrainian nuclear power plant in war zone

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – A team of UN inspectors headed for Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant Wednesday on a perilous and long-sought mission to save the site and prevent a disaster from the fighting raging around it. Underscoring the danger, Kyiv and Moscow again accused each other of shelling the area around the complex overnight. … Read more

22 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 22 people, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said after warning for days that Moscow could attempt “something particularly cruel” this week. The deadly attack took place in Chaplyne, a town of about 3,500 … 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

Ukraine: Kyiv displays captured tanks on Independence Day as Ukrainians cast wary eye on Russia

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Ukraine’s Independence Day, which Wednesday marks 31 years since the country voted to break with the Soviet Unionis expected to be a grim affair as officials warn that Russia could carry out missile attacks on Ukrainian cities. While previous years have been marked by celebrations and parades, Wednesday’s commemoration comes exactly … Read more

2 Russian villages evacuated after the fire of an ammunition depot

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A fire at an ammunition depot near the Russian village of Timonovo prompted the evacuation of two villages in Russia’s Belgorod region on Ukraine’s northeastern border, a local official said Friday. responsible. The fire was the latest in a series of destructive incidents on Russian-occupied territory in Ukraine or inside Russia … Read more

Explosions in Crimea highlight vulnerability of Russian forces

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A series of explosions and fires have transformed Russian-occupied Crimea from a secure rear base into a new battleground in the war, demonstrating both Russian vulnerability and the ability of the Ukrainians to strike far behind enemy lines. Nine Russian warplanes were reportedly destroyed at an air base in Crimea last … Read more

Explosions rock Crimean ammunition depot in suspected Ukrainian attack

Explosions and fires ravaged an ammunition depot in Crimea annexed to Russia on Tuesday. suspected second Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people. Russia blamed the explosions in the village of Mayskoye on an “act of sabotage”, without naming the perpetrators. Separately, Russian business … Read more

Explosions rock Crimean ammunition depot in suspected Ukrainian attack

Explosions and fires ravaged an ammunition depot in Crimea annexed to Russia on Tuesday. suspected second Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people. Russia blamed the explosions in the village of Mayskoye on an “act of sabotage”, without naming the perpetrators. Separately, Russian business … Read more

Intense Russian bombardment in the east; Ukraine strikes a key bridge

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian military pounded residential areas across Ukraine overnight, claiming gains, as Ukrainian forces launched a counteroffensive in an attempt to retake an occupied southern region, striking the last working bridge over a river in the Russian-occupied region of Kherson, Ukrainian authorities announced on Saturday. A Russian rocket attack on the … Read more

Ukraine says 9 Russian fighter jets were destroyed in explosions in Crimea

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a series of deadly explosions at an air base in Crimea that appeared to be the result of a Ukrainian attack, which would represent a important escalation of war. Russia has denied that any plane was damaged in Tuesday’s explosions – … Read more