Evacuations restart at Mariupol steel plant in Ukraine as Russia tightens grip

Civilians trapped in steelworks under Russian siege Two buses depart with evacuees; more expected Kremlin: Time for Victory Day in Mariupol will come EU to tweak sanctions plan to win over eastern states KYIV, May 6 (Reuters) – Ukraine said 50 civilians were evacuated from a bombed-out steelworks in the city of Mariupol on Friday, … Read more

Biden seeks huge $ 33 billion funding to support Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden asked Congress for $ 33 billion to support Ukraine – a dramatic escalation of US funding for the war with Russia – and for new tools to siphon assets from Russian oligarchs. The vast funding request includes over $ 20 billion for weapons, ammunition and other military … Read more

Ukraine faces ‘hard battle’ in eastern regions, Zelenskiy says

Zelenskiy expects hard battle in Ukraine’s east At least 52 died in train station attack Civilians in the Luhansk region told to flee KYIV, April 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine is ready for a tough battle with Russian forces amassing in the east of the country, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday, a day after a … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of war crimes after bodies found bound, shot

Ukrainians accuse Russia of atrocities in Kyiv region Russia denies accusations, calls for UN meeting German minister: EU must discuss Russian gas import ban Ukrainian, European officials call for war crimes probe Fighting continues in other parts of Ukraine BUCHA, Ukraine, April 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities were investigating possible war crimes by Russia after … Read more

Ukrainians curse Russian invaders as dead civilians found in liberated towns

Dead civilians line streets of recaptured town near Kyiv Ukraine accuses Russian forces of laying mines ICRC convoy on way to besieged port of Mariupol Ukrainian negotiator hints at Zelenskiy-Putin talks BUCHA, Ukraine, April 3 (Reuters) – As Ukraine claimed its forces had retaken all areas around Kyiv, the mayor of a liberated town said … Read more

Red Cross heads again for Mariupol as Russia shifts Ukraine focus

Ukrainian forces recapture more territory around Kyiv Russian missiles strike southern port of Odessa – governor The Pentagon to send Ukraine $ 300 million more in military aid Russia threatens to cut off gas to Europe unless paid in rubles ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, April 2 (Reuters) – A Red Cross convoy traveling to the Ukrainian city … Read more