Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

The prisoners of the St. Petersburg penal colony expected a visit from officials, thinking that it would be some kind of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty – if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. Over the next few days, around 10 left the prison, according to … Read more

The Red Cross struggles to see the prison where Ukrainian prisoners of war died

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian officials blamed each other on Saturday for the deaths of dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in an attack on a prison in an area controlled by separatists. The International Red Cross has asked to visit the prison to ensure that the dozens of wounded POWs receive proper … Read more