Russian missiles this weekend struck a residential apartment block in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro where 1,700 people reportedly lived and left at least 40 people dead, Ukrainian authorities said. It is the deadliest attack on civilians in the war-torn country in months.
A Ukrainian human rights official who visited what he described as “children's torture chambers” in Kherson after Russian forces fled says charges should be tried separately from other war crimes if brought before an international court.
More than 10,000 Ukrainian children have been illegally deported to Russia, placed in orphanages or sanatoriums, and many ultimately adopted by Russian families, according to a report carried out by The Washington Post.
As Russia’s 10-month-old war rages on in Ukraine, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a series of daring trips this week to defy Moscow’s attempts to demoralize the war-torn nation as winter drags on.
As Moscow’s forces continue to bombard Ukraine with targeted attacks on energy infrastructure as winter takes hold, the embattled nation is making strides in its aerial defenses, according to the Ukrainian President.
Nearly 300 days have passed since Russia launched its bloody incursion into neighboring Ukraine. Since then, many Ukrainians count the war in days as a wry nod to Moscow’s failure to capture the capital Kyiv, in just three days as it had expected.
It’s been 10 months since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine — a country whose people are now battling against winter as well as war.
The European Parliament this week voted overwhelmingly to recognise Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism, a move it said spotlighted “the atrocities carried out by Vladimir Putin’s regime against Ukrainian civilians,” and pushes for Russia’s further isolation internationally.
As Russia’s war in Ukraine drags into its ninth month, Moscow’s forces have this week been bombarding Ukraine’s energy infrastructure in the hope to leave the war-torn nation in the cold and dark as winter begins to grip.
As Russia’s war in Ukraine drags on into its ninth month, concerns are growing over how the war-torn country can counter a Russian push to destroy energy infrastructure, triggering blackouts which risks leaving millions of Ukrainians in the dark without heating as winter approaches.