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

Car Explosion Kills Daria Dugina, Daughter of Russian Nationalist Known as ‘Putin’s Mastermind’

Moscow – The daughter of an influential Russian political theorist, often referred to as the “mastermind of Putin”, was killed in a car bomb attack on the outskirts of Moscow, officials said on Sunday. The Moscow branch of the Russian Investigative Committee said preliminary information indicated that a bomb planted in the SUV driven by … Read more

Car Explosion Kills Daria Dugina, Daughter of Russian Nationalist Known as ‘Putin’s Mastermind’

Moscow – The daughter of an influential Russian political theorist, often referred to as the “mastermind of Putin”, was killed in a car bomb attack on the outskirts of Moscow, officials said on Sunday. The Moscow branch of the Russian Investigative Committee said preliminary information indicated that a bomb planted in the SUV driven by … Read more

Explosions and drone attacks rock Russian-held areas away from Ukraine’s warfront

Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday, after explosions erupted near military bases in Russian-held areas of Ukraine. This photo taken on August 16, 2022 shows smoke billowing from an ammunition depot in the village of Mayskoye, Crimea. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images Russia reported fresh Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday evening, a … Read more

Explosions and drone attacks rock Russian-held areas away from Ukraine’s warfront

Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday, after explosions erupted near military bases in Russian-held areas of Ukraine. This photo taken on August 16, 2022 shows smoke billowing from an ammunition depot in the village of Mayskoye, Crimea. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images Russia reported new Ukrainian drone attacks on Friday evening, a … Read more

Ukrainian Zelenskyy talks with UN chief and Turkish leader

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — As a potential power broker, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will use his first visit to Ukraine since the war began nearly six months ago to seek ways to expand the export of cereals from the European breadbasket to the world’s needy. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will use his visit to … Read more

Russia warns radioactive material from nuclear plant could blanket Europe

Rescuers from the Ukrainian Emergencies Ministry take part in a drill in the city of Zaporizhzhia on August 17, 2022, in case of a possible nuclear incident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant located near the city. Dimitar Dilkoff | AFP | Getty Images The Russian Defense Ministry warned on Thursday that in the event … 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