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At Least 48 Dead in 'Brutal Russian Crime'

Ukrainian officials say attack hit cafe, shop in village

(Newser) - Ukrainian officials said Thursday a Russian attack on a village in the northeast of the country killed at least 48 people and injured at least six more. Presidential chief of staff Andrii Yermak and Kharkiv Gov. Oleh Syniehubov said Russian forces shelled a shop and a cafe in the village...

Russia Sentences Journo Whose Protests Made Headlines

Marina Ovsyannikova was sentenced in absentia for criticizing the Russian army

(Newser) - A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced a former state TV journalist to 8 1/2 years in prison in absentia for protesting Russia's war in Ukraine, reports the AP , the latest in a crackdown on dissent that has intensified since the invasion began nearly 20 months ago. Marina Ovsyannikova was...

Biden Insists Aid to Ukraine Must Continue
Biden Insists Aid to
Ukraine Must Continue
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Biden Insists Aid to Ukraine Must Continue

Schumer and McConnell say they'll work on it, but McCarthy says border is more pressing

(Newser) - After signing a government funding bill that excluded aid to Ukraine, President Biden assured the US—and its allies—on Sunday that financial and military assistance to fight off the Russian invasion will not be cut off. "We cannot under any circumstances allow American support for Ukraine to be...

Putin Marks Illegal Takeover of Ukrainian Regions

Vote showed people chose to be with 'their Fatherland,' Russian ruler says

(Newser) - Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the annexation of regions in Ukraine one year ago with a video address Saturday that claimed recent local elections demonstrate that their people want to be allied with Russia. "Just as a year ago in the historic referendums, people again expressed and confirmed their...

A Deep Look at the Front Line May Not Bode Well for Ukraine

It's barely moved this year, and Russia may be better served by that, reveals the 'New York Times'

(Newser) - The good news for Ukraine this year is that Russia has barely gained any new territory in nearly 10 months of fighting. The bad news for Ukraine is that its army hasn't won much land back in that same span. A comprehensive assessment of the war's front line...

Russian Funding for War to Skyrocket

Military budget to grow nearly 70%

(Newser) - Acknowledging that it will hurt, Russia announced on Thursday plans to increase military spending next year by as much as 70% in an effort to win its war against Ukraine. That would surpass the amount Russia spends on social programs. In fact, at 6% of GDP, military spending would add...

After Video, Ukraine No Longer Sure It Killed Top Admiral

Fate of Russian Black Sea Fleet commander Sokolov remains uncertain

(Newser) - On Monday, Ukraine claimed a big military success, saying it killed the commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet in a missile strike . On Tuesday, Ukraine was no longer so sure about the claim. Russia released video that appeared to show the supposedly dead Viktor Sokolov, and Russian state media...

First US-Supplied Abrams Tanks Arrive in Ukraine
US-Supplied Tanks
Arrive in Ukraine

US-Supplied Tanks Arrive in Ukraine

Abrams tanks will be used for 'very specific' operations, officials say

(Newser) - Saturday was the first day of fall, and the first of 31 Abrams tanks the US promised to Ukraine arrived bang on time, officials say. Defense officials tell the New York Times that two platoons' worth of tanks—eight to 10 tanks—arrived on Saturday, well ahead of the original...

At UN, Russia Calls West 'Empire of Lies'

Sergey Lavrov dismisses proposals for peace in Ukraine, restarting grain deal

(Newser) - Russia's foreign minister denounced Western nations generally and Ukrainian peace proposals and attempts to revive the Black Sea grain initiative specifically at the United Nations on Saturday. Sergey Lavrov called the Kyiv government's 10-point peace plan "completely not feasible," Reuters reports. If Ukraine and its Western...

Ukraine: Strike Killed Leaders of Russia's Black Sea Fleet

Attacks on targets in occupied Crimea are on the rise

(Newser) - Ukraine said it launched missiles timed to strike during a high-level meeting at Russia's Black Sea headquarters. "The result is dozens of dead and wounded occupants, including the senior leadership of the fleet," Special Operations Forces posted on Telegram. Russia's defense ministry responded that just one...

Zelensky Leaves With More Aid
Zelensky Faces GOP Doubts
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Zelensky Faces GOP Doubts

Ukrainian president nevertheless leaves with more US aid

(Newser) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is not leaving Washington empty-handed, despite indications that congressional Republicans are becoming less enthusiastic about helping to fund his battle against the Russian invasion. President Biden welcomed Zelensky and his wife, Olena Zelenska, to the White House on Thursday, and later announced another $325 million in...

Poland Says It&#39;s Not Sending More Weapons to Ukraine
Ukraine Loses Arms Supplier

Ukraine Loses Arms Supplier

Facing campaign pressure, Poland's prime minister says no more weapons will be shipped

(Newser) - Poland's prime minister said his country is no longer sending arms to Ukraine, a comment that appeared aimed at pressuring Kyiv and put Poland's status as a major source of military equipment in doubt as a trade dispute between the neighboring states escalates. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said...

'When Hatred Is Weaponized Against One Nation, It Never Stops There'

Zelensky addresses UN General Assembly

(Newser) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Tuesday that Russia is "weaponizing" everything from food and energy to abducted children in its war against Ukraine—and he warned world leaders that the same could happen to them, the AP reports. "When hatred is weaponized against one nation, it never stops there,...

Biden, Zelensky Plan Meeting
Biden, Zelensky Plan Meeting

Biden, Zelensky Plan Meeting

Ukrainian president will be in New York for UN session

(Newser) - President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky both plan to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. At some point during Zelensky's visit, the two will sit down on their own, CNN reports. Neither side would officially confirm that a meeting is planned, but Zelensky...

Russia: We Were Hit in Crimea
Russia: Ukraine Hit 2 Warships

Russia: Ukraine Hit 2 Warships

Ukrainian attack on Sevastopol shipyard injures 2 dozen

(Newser) - Russia made a rare acknowledgment of a successful Ukrainian attack Wednesday, noting two of its warships were damaged and 24 people were injured in Sevastopol, the largest city on the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula. Ukraine attacked the Sergo Ordzhonikidze shipyard, which serves as a repair base for Russia's Black...

Kim Pledges 'Unconditional Support' for Russia's War

Wednesday's meeting in Russia's Far East suggests likelihood of a weapons deal

(Newser) - Kim Jong Un vowed "full and unconditional support" for Russia's "just fight" during his summit with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, suggesting North Korea may well supply ammunition to the "special military operation" in Ukraine. Kim made the comments after touring launch pads with Putin at...

Russia Reports Polling Places in Occupied Areas Sabotaged
Russia Reports Voting Sabotage

Russia Reports Voting Sabotage

Ukraine, Western nations say the elections in occupied areas violate international law

(Newser) - Russian authorities on Sunday reported multiple attempts to sabotage voting in local elections taking place in occupied areas of Ukraine. Polls have closed after local elections were held over the weekend in 79 regions of Russia, with ballots for governors, regional legislatures, city and municipal councils, as well as in...

Russian Missiles Wound 73
Russia Hits Zelensky Hometown

Russia Hits Zelensky Hometown

At least 73 people, including nine police officers, are wounded and one person is killed in strike

(Newser) - A Russian missile attack Friday on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's hometown killed one policeman and wounded at least 73 people, including nine police officers, government officials said. Another attack in the southern Kherson region killed three people, the AP reports. The strikes were among multiple Russian attacks across the...

Book: Musk Blocked Drone Attack by Ukraine

Walter Isaacson reveals SpaceX CEO's role in turning off Starlink network near Crimea in 2022

(Newser) - Earlier this year, SpaceX execs acknowledged that they blocked Ukrainian forces from using Starlink communications systems for military purposes in the war against Russia. Now, CNN reports that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk personally had his engineers cut off power last year—the exact date isn't clear—to a Starlink...

As Blinken Visits Ukraine, Attack Kills 17 Civilians

Russian missile hit outdoor food market

(Newser) - A Russian missile tore through an outdoor market in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, killing 17 people, as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken returned to the country with more than $1 billion in new American funding for Ukraine, including military and humanitarian aid. Blinken's fourth visit was overshadowed by...

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