Ukraine: Attack on Kyiv was Putin’s ‘middle finger’ to the UN

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of trying to humiliate the United Nations by raining missiles on Kyiv during a visit to the city by the UN chief, an attack that shattered weeks of relative calm in the capital. Ukraine’s forces, meanwhile, fought to hold off Russian attempts to advance in … Read more

Explosions rock Kyiv again as Russians rain fire on Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pounded targets from practically one end of Ukraine to the other Thursday, including Kyiv, bombing the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow’s forces retreated weeks ago. Several people were wounded in the attack on Kyiv, including one … Read more

Ukraine leader pushes for more arms; US officials to visit

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine’s leader petitioned for more powerful Western weapons as he prepared to meet with top US officials in the war-torn country’s capital Sunday and Russian forces concentrated their attacks on the east, including trying to dislodge the last Ukrainian troops holding out in the battered port city of Mariupol. President Volodymyr … Read more

Russia hits Lviv, prepares for assault in eastern Ukraine

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia bombed the western city of Lviv and numerous other targets across Ukraine on Monday in what appeared to be an intensified bid to grind down the country’s defenses while building up its own forces for a major ground offensive in the east . At least seven people were reported killed … Read more

The AP Interview: Zelenskyy seeks peace despite atrocities

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Saturday that he was committed to pressing for peace despite Russian attacks on civilians that have stunned the world, and he renewed his plea for more weapons ahead of an expected surge in fighting in the country’s east. He made the comments in an interview with … Read more

Zelenskyy: Russian aggression is not limited to Ukraine alone

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia is targeting all of Europe with its invasion of Ukraineand stopping Moscow’s aggression is essential for the security of all democracies, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said as Russian forces prepared for battle in the east of his country. Addressing the “free people of a brave country,” Zelensky said in a … Read more

Zelenskyy at the UN accuses Russian military of war crimes

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russian troops of gruesome atrocities in Ukraine and told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that those responsible should immediately be brought up on war crimes charges in front of a tribunal like the one set up at Nuremberg after World War II. Zelenskyy, appearing via … Read more

Russia faces global outrage over bodies in Ukraine’s streets

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) – Moscow faced global revulsion and accusations of war crimes Monday after the Russian pullout from the outskirts of Kyiv revealed streets, buildings and yards strewn with corpses of what appeared to be civilians, many of them evidently killed at close range. The grisly images of battered or burned bodies left out … Read more

Russia claims Bucha civilian massacre faked as a “provocation” as outrage builds over Ukraine war atrocities

Dnipro, Ukraine – Russian forces have withdrawn from around Ukraine‘s capital Kyiv, but there has been no celebration in the country. What they’ve left behind is difficult to comprehend, and even more difficult to see. CBS News warns our readers that the both the video report above and the article below contain disturbing material. Independent … Read more

Ukrainian forces retake areas near Kyiv amid fear of traps

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian troops moved cautiously to retake territory north of the country’s capital on Saturday, using cables to pull the bodies of civilians off the streets of one town out of fear that Russian forces may have left them booby-trapped. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned that departing Russian troops were creating a … Read more