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Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

May. 20, 2022 21:33 PM EDT

POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol on Friday in what would be its biggest victory yet in its war with Ukraine, after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city to a smoking ruin, with over 20,000 civilians feared dead. ...

Live updates | Zelenskyy: Russia should pay for destruction

May. 20, 2022 18:08 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine -- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy devoted his nightly video address to Ukraine’s demand that Russia be held financially responsible for the damage its forces are inflicting on Ukraine. Just on Friday, he noted, the Russian army fired a missile at the northeastern...

AP PHOTOS: Shattered lives and recovery in Ukraine war

May. 20, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

An 11-year-old boy pushes his sister in a swing outside a hospital in Lviv, her dangling legs wrapped in bandages where they end. Their mother, too, has lost a leg and comforts the girl in her hospital bed. Yarik Stepanenko, twin sister Yana and their mother, Natasha, were trying to...

Russia's top military official says the massive Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol has been "completely liberated"

May. 20, 2022 15:06 PM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top military official says the massive Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol has been "completely liberated."

Ukrainian troops surrendering at Mariupol registered as POWs

May. 19, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The fate of hundreds of Ukrainian fighters who surrendered after holding out against punishing attacks on Mariupol’s steel factory hung in the balance Thursday, amid international fears that the Russians may take reprisals against the prisoners. The...

Live updates |Congress approves $40B aid package to Ukraine

May. 19, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked the United States for the $40 billion aid package, which got final congressional approval on Thursday. “This is a demonstration of strong leadership and a necessary contribution to our common defense of freedom,”...

EXPLAINER: What might happen to 100s of Ukrainian POWs?

May. 19, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Breaking its recent silence on prisoners of war, the Red Cross said Thursday it has registered “hundreds” of Ukrainian prisoners of war who left the giant Azovstal steel plant in the southern city of Mariupol after holding out in a weeks-long standoff with besieging Russian...

International Red Cross says it has registered "hundreds" of Ukrainian POWs who left Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol

May. 19, 2022 03:43 AM EDT
GENEVA (AP) — International Red Cross says it has registered "hundreds" of Ukrainian POWs who left Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol.

Live updates | Brink confirmed as US ambassador to Ukraine.

May. 18, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Bridget Brink late Wednesday as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, filling the post as officials plan to return American diplomats to Kyiv during the nation’s continuing battle against the Russian invasion. The veteran foreign service officer, who has...

Interrogation, uncertainty for surrendering Mariupol troops

May. 18, 2022 22:20 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who had held out inside Mariupol's pulverized steel plant have surrendered, Russia said Wednesday, as the battle that turned the city into a worldwide symbol of defiance and suffering drew toward a close. Meanwhile,...