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New barrage of Russian strikes in Ukraine kills at least 11

Jan. 26, 2023 16:27 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia fired more missiles and self-exploding drones at nearly a dozen Ukrainian provinces early Thursday, causing the first war-related death in Kyiv this year and killing at least 11 people overall, according to Ukrainian authorities. The attacks adhered to...

The head of Kyiv's administration says 15 Russian cruise missiles have been shot down

Jan. 26, 2023 03:47 AM EST
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The head of Kyiv's administration says 15 Russian cruise missiles have been shot down.

New Zealander killed in Ukraine helped hundreds, parents say

Jan. 25, 2023 15:44 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The parents of a New Zealand scientist who was killed in Ukraine said Wednesday he helped save hundreds of people while volunteering in the dangerous Donbas region. Andrew Bagshaw, 47, a dual New Zealand and British citizen, was killed along with...

Ukraine's tragic week shows there's no safe place in war

Jan. 22, 2023 02:49 AM EST

BROVARY, Ukraine (AP) — A small broom and dustpan in hand, Olga Prenzilevich cleans up the debris along the road in a sleepy Kyiv suburb next to a cordoned-off mound of charred vehicles and misshapen wreckage. But she can’t sweep away the terrible memory of seeing the government...

Ukraine's Zelenskyy honors those killed in helicopter crash

Jan. 21, 2023 14:31 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held an emotional meeting Saturday with the families of those who died in a helicopter crash earlier this week. Zelenskyy spoke with family members of seven of those killed in Wednesday's crash in the Brovary area of...

Ex-SEAL dies in Ukraine; 6th known American killed in war

Jan. 20, 2023 19:12 PM EST

A former U.S. Navy SEAL who went AWOL in 2019 was killed this week in Ukraine, American officials said Friday. They said he was not fighting in an official capacity. Daniel W. Swift, who was a 1st class petty officer, was injured in Dnipro and died of his wounds, said one of the...

Ukraine helicopter crash kills interior minister, others

Jan. 18, 2023 19:33 PM EST

BROVARY, Ukraine (AP) — A helicopter carrying Ukraine's interior minister crashed into a kindergarten in a foggy residential suburb of Kyiv on Wednesday, killing him and about a dozen other people, including a child on the ground, authorities said. Interior Minister Denys...

IAEA sends staff to all Ukraine nuclear plants in safety bid

Jan. 18, 2023 15:16 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The International Atomic Energy Agency is placing teams of experts at all four of Ukraine's nuclear power plants to reduce the risk of severe accidents as Russia's war against the country rages on, agency head Rafael Grossi said Wednesday. The IAEA, which is...

Police say Ukraine’s Interior Minister, deputy killed in a helicopter crash near Kyiv

Jan. 18, 2023 03:35 AM EST
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Police say Ukraine’s Interior Minister, deputy killed in a helicopter crash near Kyiv.

Ukrainian police say helicopter crash near Kyiv kills 16, including top Interior Ministry officials

Jan. 18, 2023 03:20 AM EST
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police say helicopter crash near Kyiv kills 16, including top Interior Ministry officials.