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Dead, wounded or AWOL: The voices of desperate Russian soldiers trying to get out of the Ukraine war

Nov. 26, 2023 01:04 AM EST

In audio intercepts from the front lines in Ukraine, Russian soldiers speak in shorthand of 200s to mean dead, 300s to mean wounded. The urge to flee has become common enough that they also talk of 500s — people who refuse to fight. As the war grinds into its second winter, a...

6 killed in Russian rocket strike on mail depot as Ukraine reports record bomb attack numbers

Oct. 22, 2023 13:57 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A missile strike on a mail depot in the eastern city of Kharkiv killed six people, Ukrainian officials said Sunday, as Ukraine reported a record number of bomb attacks in the southern Kherson region. A further 17 people were wounded in the blast late Saturday,...

6 killed in Russian attacks on Ukraine as Kyiv continues drone counterstrikes

Oct. 15, 2023 14:03 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian attacks on Ukraine over a 24-hour period killed six people, local officials reported Sunday. Two people were killed and three more injured in the Kherson area after more than 100 shells bombarded the region over the weekend, local governor Oleksandr...

Days after deadly missile strike on Ukrainian cafe, grief and a search for answers

Oct. 07, 2023 17:43 PM EDT

HROZA, Ukraine (AP) — U.N. and local investigators searched for answers on Saturday at the site of a Russian missile strike on a small Ukrainian village that days earlier turned its sole cafe to rubble and killed nearly 52 people gathered for a dead soldier’s wake, according to President...

Precision missile strike on cafe hosting soldier's wake decimates Ukrainian village

Oct. 07, 2023 02:43 AM EDT

HROZA, Ukraine (AP) — The cafe had been closed throughout the war but reopened especially for a dead soldier’s wake, and almost every household in the village sent someone to mourn the native son. When the gathering to honor Andrii Kozyr was struck by a precision missile that...

A Russian missile attack in eastern Ukraine kills a 10-year-old boy and his grandmother

Oct. 06, 2023 10:36 AM EDT

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian missile attack killed a 10-year-old boy and his grandmother Friday in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, officials said. Elsewhere in the region, villagers prepared to bury their dead after a strike the previous day killed at least 52 civilians in one of...

The Ukrainian president's chief of staff says 48 people were killed by a Russian attack on a village in Kharkiv region

Oct. 05, 2023 09:04 AM EDT
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian president's chief of staff says 48 people were killed by a Russian attack on a village in Kharkiv region.

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...