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Russia says a Ukrainian missile strike hit its Black Sea Fleet headquarters, a serviceman is missing

Sep. 22, 2023 08:28 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine carried out a fiery missile strike Friday on the main headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet and one serviceman was missing, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Photos and video showed large plumes of smoke over the building in Sevastopol in annexed Crimea. ...

Zelenskyy delivers upbeat message to US lawmakers on war progress as some Republican support softens

Sep. 21, 2023 21:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskyy worked to shore up U.S. support for Ukraine on a whirlwind visit to Washington on Thursday, delivering an upbeat message on the war's progress while facing new questions about the flow of American dollars that for 19 months have helped keep his...

Poland is done sending arms to Ukraine, Polish leader says as trade dispute escalates

Sep. 21, 2023 14:21 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister said his country is no longer sending arms to Ukraine as a trade dispute between the neighboring states escalates and his populist party faces pressure from the far right in the upcoming national election. Prime Minister Mateusz...

Russia strikes cities from east to west in Ukraine ahead of key Zelenskyy meetings in US

Sep. 21, 2023 11:56 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles and artillery pounded cities across Ukraine early Thursday, sparking fires, killing at least five people and trapping others under the rubble of destroyed buildings, authorities said, shortly after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy denounced Russia as a...

Ukraine, Russia and the tense UN encounter that almost happened — but didn't

Sep. 20, 2023 20:50 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — It was a moment the diplomatic world was watching for — but didn't get. In the end, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov avoided staring each other down Wednesday across the U.N. Security Council's famous...

Ukraine's president, at Security Council, lashes out at Russia but avoids face-to-face encounter

Sep. 20, 2023 19:01 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s president accused Russia of waging “a criminal and unprovoked aggression” that undermines all norms of war and the U.N. charter Wednesday at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Volodomyr Zelenskyy also urged world leaders to strip Russia of its veto...

Biden and Brazil's Lula focus on workers' rights while publicly playing down differences

Sep. 20, 2023 18:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden and his Brazilian counterpart, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, played up their mutual affection for workers’ rights Wednesday as the leaders of the Western Hemisphere’s two largest democracies met in New York, steering clear in public about their differences on...

Grain spat drags Ukraine's ties with ally Poland to lowest point since start of Russian invasion

Sep. 20, 2023 12:38 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A dispute about whether Ukrainian grain should be allowed to enter the domestic markets of Poland and other European Union countries has pushed the tight relationship between Kyiv and Warsaw to its lowest point since Russia invaded Ukraine last year. Polish...

At Security Council, Ukraine leader accuses Russia of "criminal and unprovoked aggression” that violates U.N. Charter

Sep. 20, 2023 11:39 AM EDT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At Security Council, Ukraine leader accuses Russia of "criminal and unprovoked aggression” that violates U.N. Charter.

Ukraine's allies make legal arguments at top UN court in support of Kyiv's case against Russia

Sep. 20, 2023 06:31 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine’s international allies filed into the United Nations’ top court on Wednesday to support Kyiv’s case against Russia that alleges Moscow twisted the genocide convention to manufacture a pretext for its invasion last year. The hearing came a...