Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Sunday that Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov will be replaced this week with Rustem Umerov, a Crimean Tatar lawmaker. Zelenskyy made the announcement on his official Telegram account, writing that new leadership was needed after Umerov “has gone through more than 550 days of full-scale war.” Later in his nightly address, Zelenskyy said he believes “that the Ministry needs new approaches and different formats of interaction both with the military and with…"Ukraine’s defence minister to be replaced, Zelenskyy says"
The Senate voted 86 to 11 to pass a $40 billion Ukraine aid package Thursday in the latest bipartisan signal of Washington’s deepening commitment to Ukraine’s grinding war against Russia. The bill includes a huge one-time outlay of military and security assistance, along with funding for mounting economic and humanitarian needs. This latest legislation comes in addition to the $13.6 billion in emergency assistance for Ukraine that Congress approved in March, bringing the total of…"US approves $40 billion in aid for Ukraine’s war with Russia"
On March 21, Natali called her father to wish him a happy birthday. It was Viktor Maruniak’s 60th, but, on the phone, he sounded sad and nervous. Maruniak is the starosta, or elected head, of Stara Zbur’ivka, a village more than an hour outside of Kherson, a city in southern Ukraine. Russian forces now occupied it, Maruniak told Natali. He would call her back later. “And I told him, ‘Okay, I will wait for you,…"Ukraine’s disappeared: How Russia uses abductions to win control"
WASHINGTON Even if the Russian invasion of Ukraine does not occur in the next few day, the crisis has reached a crucial inflection point where European stability and future East-West relations are at stake. The next week will determine whether the impasse is resolved peacefully or if Europe is at war. The post-Cold War security structure of Europe and the long-agreed limits to nuclear and conventional military forces deployment there are at stake. “The next…"War, peace, stalemate? Ukraine’s fate may be decided in the coming weeks"