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Bombed, not beaten: Ukraine's capital flips to survival mode

Nov. 24, 2022 23:17 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of Ukraine's bombed capital clutched empty bottles in search of water and crowded into cafés for power and warmth Thursday, switching defiantly into survival mode after new Russian missile strikes a day earlier plunged the city and much of the country into the...

'Stock up on blankets': Ukrainians brace for horrific winter

Nov. 22, 2022 17:25 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians could face rolling blackouts from now through March in frigid, snowy weather because Russian airstrikes have caused “colossal” damage to the power grid, officials said. To cope, authorities are urging people to stock up on supplies and evacuate hard-hit areas....

Ukraine to civilians: Leave liberated areas before winter

Nov. 21, 2022 16:12 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities have begun evacuating civilians from recently liberated sections of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, fearing that a lack of heat, power and water due to Russian shelling will make living conditions too difficult this winter. The World Health...

Russia launches missile barrage on Ukraine as 1st snow falls

Nov. 17, 2022 17:30 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian airstrikes targeted Ukraine’s energy facilities again Thursday as the first snow of the season fell in Kyiv, a harbinger of the hardship to come if Moscow’s missiles continue to take out power and gas plants as winter descends. Separately, the...

Ukrainian police, TV broadcasts return to long-occupied city

Nov. 12, 2022 13:54 PM EST

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police officers returned Saturday, along with TV and radio services, to the southern city of Kherson following the withdrawal of Russian troops, part of fast but cautious efforts to make the only regional capital captured by Russia livable after months of...

Power blackouts hit Ukraine amid heavy Russian shelling

Nov. 05, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's state electricity operator on Saturday announced blackouts in Kyiv and seven other regions of the country in the aftermath of Russia's devastating strikes on energy infrastructure. The move comes as Russian forces continue to pound Ukrainian cities...

Russia rejoins deal on wartime Ukrainian grain exports

Nov. 02, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia agreed Wednesday to rejoin a wartime agreement that allows Ukrainian grain and other commodities to be shipped to world markets. The U.N.’s refugee chief, meanwhile, put the number of Ukrainians driven from their homes since the Russian invasion eight months ago at...

Heavy Russian barrage on Ukraine, no water for much of Kyiv

Oct. 31, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A massive barrage of Russian cruise missile and drone strikes hit critical infrastructure in Kyiv, Kharkiv and other Ukrainian cities early Monday, knocking out water and power supplies in retaliation for what Moscow alleged was a Ukrainian attack on its Black Sea Fleet. ...

West and Russia clash over probe of drones in Ukraine

Oct. 21, 2022 20:23 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and key Western allies accused Russia on Friday of using Iranian drones to attack civilians and power plants in Ukraine in violation of a 2015 U.N. Security Council resolution and international humanitarian law. Russia countered by accusing...

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

Oct. 20, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine says the “humanitarian catastrophe” in the country has new dimensions. That includes dealing with the acute needs of people as winter approaches, getting to newly accessible areas in the Kharkiv and Kherson regions...