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Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev, Who Steered Soviet Breakup, Dead At 91

The Central Clinical Hospital said in a statement that Mikhail Gorbachev died after a long illness. No other details were given.

31 August 2022

Russia-Ukraine war

Ukraine, Russia Trade More Blame On Threats To Nuclear Plant

Volodymyr Zelenskyy said it was essential for International Atomic Energy Agency representatives to get to the plant as soon as possible and to help keep it under permanent Ukrainian control.


Ukraine Crisis

On Eve Of Ukraine's National Day, Fears Russia Will Pounce

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres late Monday warned about the nuclear threat in general, particularly since Russia alluded to its massive nuclear arsenal early in the war.


Ukraine-Russia War

US: Russia Running Into Problems With Iran-Made Drones

Russian operators continue to receive training in Iran on how to use these systems, which can conduct air-to-surface attacks, electronic warfare and targeting, on the battlefield in Ukraine, the officials said.

30 August 2022

Ukraine crisis

Ukraine Marks Independence Day Six Months After Start Of War

Russia now holds large swaths of the country's east and south, but its gains accumulated slowly. Neither country has revealed how many troops it has lost during the six-month conflict.


Ukrainian children during Russia-Ukraine war

On Ukraine's Front Line, A Fight To Save Premature Babies

Before Russia's invasion of Ukraine in late February, three hospitals in government-controlled areas of the country's war-torn Donetsk region had facilities to care for premature babies.

22 August 2022

Ukraine Crisis

Russia, Ukraine Trade Claims Of Nuclear Plant Attacks

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Sunday that Ukrainian forces had attacked the plant twice over the past day, and that shells fell near buildings storing reactor fuel and radioactive waste.

29 August 2022

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Ukraine Crisis: Blasts In Crimea Underscore Russian Forces' Vulnerability

The attacks in Crimea could open a new front that would represent a significant escalation in the war and further stretch Russia's resources.

18 August 2022

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18 August 2022
Vladimir Putin Offers Money To Women To Have 10 Kids To Repopulate Russia

Vladimir Putin Offers Money To Women To Have 10 Kids To Repopulate Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin restored an award first introduced by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin that's designed to encourage women to have more children,...


17 August 2022
Crimea 'Sabotage' Highlights Russia's Woes In Ukraine War

Crimea 'Sabotage' Highlights Russia's Woes In Ukraine War

The Russian forces also shelled Kharkiv and various parts of the Kharkiv region overnight, damaging residential buildings and civilian infrastructure but...


16 August 2022
Ukrainian Military Says It Repelled More Than Dozen Attacks

Ukrainian Military Says It Repelled More Than Dozen Attacks

In the country's second-largest city of Kharkiv, seven civilians were wounded by Russian shelling that hit residential buildings and an area near a bus stop....


14 August 2022
Russian Shelling Heavy In East: Ukraine Strikes Key Bridge

Russian Shelling Heavy In East: Ukraine Strikes Key Bridge

Ukrainian military intelligence alleged Saturday that Russian troops were shelling the plant from a village just kilometers away damaging a plant pumping...


09 August 2022
Large Explosions Rock Russian Military Air Base In Crimea

Large Explosions Rock Russian Military Air Base In Crimea

The Saki base was used by Russian warplanes to strike areas in Ukraine's south on short notice.


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08 August 2022
Shift In War's Front Seen As Grain Leaves Ukraine: Plant Hit

Shift In War's Front Seen As Grain Leaves Ukraine: Plant Hit

Russian forces have occupied the power station for months. Russian soldiers there took shelter in bunkers before Saturday's attack, according to Energoatom.


07 August 2022
Russian Forces Begin Assault On Two Eastern Ukraine Cities

Russian Forces Begin Assault On Two Eastern Ukraine Cities

Another Russian missile attack overnight damaged unspecified infrastructure in the regional capital of Zaporizhzhia.


01 August 2022
Ukraine Crisis: Drone Explosion Hits Russia's Black Sea Fleet Headquarters

Ukraine Crisis: Drone Explosion Hits Russia's Black Sea Fleet Headquarters

Ukraine's navy and an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the reported drone attack underlined the weakness of Russian air defences.


31 July 2022
US Envoy: Russia Intends To Dissolve Ukraine From World Map

US Envoy: Russia Intends To Dissolve Ukraine From World Map

Nearly two million Ukrainians refugees have been sent to Russia, according to both Ukrainian and Russian officials.


21 July 2022
Ukraine War: Why Moscow Could Go Nuclear Over Kyiv’s ‘Threats’ To Crimea

Ukraine War: Why Moscow Could Go Nuclear Over Kyiv’s ‘Threats’ To Crimea

While Ukraine is closer to a general mobilisation, Russia has so far avoided this and used volunteers and contractors, like the Wagner group group to...


20 July 2022
Ukrainian Forces Strike Key Bridge In Russian-Occupied South

Ukrainian Forces Strike Key Bridge In Russian-Occupied South

The Ukrainian attacks on the bridge in Kherson come as the bulk of the Russian forces are stuck in the fighting in Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland of...


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19 July 2022
Russia Pounds Ukraine As Russian President Vladimir Putin Holds Talks In Tehran

Russia Pounds Ukraine As Russian President Vladimir Putin Holds Talks In Tehran

Ukrainian forces on the ground in eastern Ukraine are fighting to hold onto the declining territory under their control.


18 July 2022
EU Promises More Ukraine War Aid, Calls For Sanctions Unity

EU Promises More Ukraine War Aid, Calls For Sanctions Unity

The EU is struggling with the circumstances because the imposition of sanctions against Russia comes at a time of surging inflation, runaway energy and food...


17 July 2022
Russia Steps Up Attacks Across Ukraine's North, East And South

Russia Steps Up Attacks Across Ukraine's North, East And South

Russia's military campaign has been focusing on the eastern Donbas, but the new attacks hit areas in the north and south as well.


12 July 2022
'These People Must Be Saved': Ukrainians Train In Combat Aid

'These People Must Be Saved': Ukrainians Train In Combat Aid

The training is mostly based in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv. Up to 100 people attend each day. So far, Khomenko and others have taught more than 5,000 people...


10 July 2022
Anxiety Grows For Ukraine's Grain Farmers As Harvest Begins Amid Russian Invasion

Anxiety Grows For Ukraine's Grain Farmers As Harvest Begins Amid Russian Invasion

The war has trapped about 22 million tons of grain inside Ukraine, according to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a growing crisis for Ukraine that's called the...


07 July 2022
Ukrainians Cling To Life At Front Line: 'We Are Patriots'

Ukrainians Cling To Life At Front Line: 'We Are Patriots'

As Russia's invasion of Ukraine grinds into its fifth month, some residents close to the front lines remain in shattered and nearly abandoned neighborhoods.


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