[ad_1] Firefighters working in a burning building at a site following an attack in Dnipro, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 29 December 2023. Handout/Ukrainian Emergency Service/AFP Multiple causalities have been reported after a Russian missile attack in the Ukraine town of Pokrovsk. Among those recorded dead are at least 11 people, including five children. Pokrovsk has been a previous target in the ongoing war with Russia, with a deadly attack in August 2023 that…"Ukraine says Russian missile attack kills 11 in eastern town"
[ad_1] Ukraine said Tuesday it believed Russia had poisoned the wife of its military intelligence chief, in an apparent assassination attempt targeting the heart of Kyiv’s leadership. Issued on: 29/11/2023 – 08:01 2 min Marianna Budanova, who is an advisor to Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko, was hospitalised after a prolonged deterioration in her health, the Babel news outlet reported earlier. Ukrainian investigators’ “main hypothesis” is that Russia was involved in the poisoning attempt, Ukrainian military…"Ukraine accuses Russia of poisoning military intelligence chief’s wife"
[ad_1] All the latest developments from the war in Ukraine. Kim confident Putin will achieve ‘great victory’ North Korea’s leader said Moscow will emerge victorious against its enemies, during an exceptional visit to Russia aimed at strengthening ties, especially military ones. ADVERTISEMENT Vladimir Putin is widely believed to want North Korean ammunition for his grinding invasion of Ukraine. However, any such arms deal has not been officially disclosed, at this stage. Pyongyang needs food to combat…"Ukraine war: Putin will achieve ‘great victory’, EU lifts sanctions, Russia drone wave attacks"
[ad_1] Ukraine urged civilians near the northeastern front line to evacuate on Thursday as Russia ramped up an assault to capture territory already seized once during the conflict. Kupiansk and the surrounding areas of Ukraine’s Kharkiv region were recaptured by Kyiv’s forces in September but Moscow has since pushed back into the region. Follow our live blog for all the latest developments on the war in Ukraine. All times are Paris time (GMT+2). Issued on:…"Evacuations continue in northeastern Ukraine as Russia ramps up assault"
[ad_1] Vladimir Putin has not ruled out peace talks – but says there can be no ceasefire while Russia is under attack from Ukraine. The Russian president made the comments to journalists after meeting African leaders in St Petersburg. He said Moscow has not rejected talks on Ukraine – and an African peace initiative, or one from China, could be a basis for peace. However, Putin said that elements of these initiatives “are difficult or…"Putin says there can be no peace while Ukraine is attacking Russia | World | News"
[ad_1] A knock on the large unmarked wooden door opposite Lviv’s city hall. A man in a military uniform holding a German-made rifle answers. Password, he demands. “Slava Ukrayini.” Glory to Ukraine. “Heroy am slava,” glory for the heroes, he responds, and opens a passageway hidden behind a wall of books. The man in the uniform is not a guard. He is the maître d at Kryivka, a popular theme restaurant that evokes Ukraine’s armed…"A War-Themed Restaurant in Ukraine Finds New Resonance"
[ad_1] Russia announced plans Thursday to stage elections in occupied parts of Ukraine in just three months, Moscow’s latest bid to signal that it is in control, even as a Ukrainian counteroffensive has pushed its forces back in some areas. The Ukrainian assault is in its early stages, and military experts say the decisive battles still lie ahead. But corpses of Russian soldiers and burnt-out armoured vehicles lining roads in villages newly recaptured by Ukrainian troops…"Ukraine touts ground gains as Russia states intent to hold elections in occupied areas"
[ad_1] China, Turkey, Iraq and even the Vatican have all offered to mediate a peace deal between Russia and Ukraine. This week, Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva also threw his hat in the ring. But Lula’s recent statements about the war in Ukraine have led to some sharp pushback from the US. The war of words between the US and Brazil began last weekend, during Lula’s trip to China. He said that countries…"Where does Brazil stand with the war in Ukraine?"
[ad_1] One Friday evening, in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, there’s a saxophonist crooning on the cobblestone street corner, families go out to dinner. Teenagers laugh in the streets with their friends, and in the main square more than a dozen people gather around a guitarist and dance as fluffy snowflakes fall to the ground. This city, though it is under constant threat of Russian missile attacks, has become a refuge for many Ukrainians…"Kharkiv, once an IT hub for Ukraine, now struggles to provide services after workers fled war"
[ad_1] Russian citizens recruited as part of partial mobilization attend combat training in the training spots of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) as Russia-Ukraine war continues in Donetsk, Ukraine on October 05, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images A renewed Russian offensive in the east of Ukraine is underway. It began last week with a renewed push by Moscow’s forces on the outskirts of Bakhmut in Donbas, and a wave of…"What to expect from Russia’s much-awaited offensive in Ukraine"