NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid

NATO commits to future Ukraine membership, drums up aid

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reaffirmed the military alliance’s commitment to Ukraine on Tuesday, saying that the war-torn nation will one day become a member of the world’s largest security organization. Stoltenberg’s remarks came as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his NATO counterparts gathered in Romania to drum up urgently … Read more

14 years later, NATO is set to renew its vow to Ukraine

14 years later, NATO is set to renew its vow to Ukraine

BUCHAREST (AP) — NATO returns on Tuesday to the scene of one of its most controversial decisions, intent on repeating its vow that Ukraine — now suffering through the 10th month of a war against Russia — will join the world’s biggest military alliance one day. NATO foreign ministers will gather for two days at … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 278 | Russia-Ukraine war News

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 278 |  Russia-Ukraine war News

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 278th day, we take a look at the main developments. Here is the situation as it stands on Monday, November 28: fighting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned Russia was “planning new strikes” on his country, urging defense forces and citizens to be prepared to withstand a new week of … Read more

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as wintry warfare looms

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as wintry warfare looms

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces struck eastern and southern Ukraine early Sunday as utility crews scrambled to restore power, water and heating with the onset of snow and frigid temperatures, while civilians continued to leave the southern city of Kherson because of the devastation wreaked by recent attacks and their fears of more ahead. … Read more

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on freed city

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on freed city

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Fleeing shelling, civilians on Saturday streamed out of the southern Ukrainian city whose recapture they had celebrated just weeks earlier. The exodus from Kherson came as Ukraine solemnly remembered a Stalin-era famine and sought to ensure that Russia’s war in Ukraine doesn’t deprive others worldwide of its vital food exports. A … Read more

Russia steps up missile barrage of recaptured Ukrainian city

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KHERSON, Ukraine — Natalia Kristenko’s dead body lay covered in a blanket in the doorway of her apartment building for hours overnight. City workers were at first too overwhelmed to retrieve her as they responded to a deadly barrage of attacks that shook Ukraine‘s southern city of Kherson. The 62-year-old had walked outside her home … Read more

Ukraine battles to restore power as millions face blackouts | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine battles to restore power as millions face blackouts |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine has been battling to reconnect water and electricity services to millions of people after a barrage of Russian missiles and drones hit energy infrastructure on Wednesday, leaving nearly 80 percent of the country in the dark. By Thursday evening, more than 24 hours after the Russian strikes smashed areas of Kyiv, the city’s Mayor … Read more

Europe has labeled Russia a state sponsor of terror. What next? | Russia-Ukraine war News

Europe has labeled Russia a state sponsor of terror.  What next?  |  Russia-Ukraine war News

Brussels, Belgium – The European Parliament has declared Russia as a “state sponsor of terrorism”, saying Russian atrocities against Ukrainians and the destruction of civilian infrastructure violate international and humanitarian laws. The Parliament’s move on Wednesday “was welcomed by Ukrainian officials, who have been pushing the European Union and NATO countries to label Russia a … Read more

Bombed, not beaten: Ukraine’s capital flips to survival mode

Bombed, not beaten: Ukraine's capital flips to survival mode

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of Ukraine’s bombed but undaunted capital clutched empty bottles in search of water and crowded into cafés for power and warmth Thursday, switching defiantly into survival mode after new Russian missile strikes a day earlier plunged the city and much of the country into the dark. In scenes hard to … Read more

Multiple explosions heard across Ukrainian capital Kyiv

Multiple explosions heard across Ukrainian capital Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Multiple explosions were heard in Kyiv Wednesday after air raid sirens sounded in Ukraine’s capital and elsewhere across the country. The thunderous echoes of what sounded like repeated blasts rattled across the capital. Mayor Vitali Klitschko posted on Telegram that “one of the capital’s infrastructure facilities has been hit.” He urged … Read more