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5 Ukrainian civilians killed as warring sides mull next move

Jan. 30, 2023 14:58 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting remained largely deadlocked Monday in eastern Ukraine where Russian shelling killed five civilians over the past day, according to Ukrainian officials, as the warring sides sized up their needs for renewed military pushes expected in coming weeks. The...

Expanded US training for Ukraine forces begins in Germany

Jan. 15, 2023 20:53 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The U.S. military's new, expanded combat training of Ukrainian forces began in Germany on Sunday, with a goal of getting a battalion of about 500 troops back on the battlefield to fight the Russians in the next five to eight weeks, said Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint...

UK to supply tanks; Russian missiles hit across Ukraine

Jan. 14, 2023 13:14 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Saturday promised to provide tanks and artillery systems to Ukraine, amid renewed missile attacks by Moscow targeting multiple Ukrainian cities for the first time in nearly two weeks. Five people were killed and 39 wounded in the...

Between battles, Ukraine's soldiers have a place to recover

Jan. 05, 2023 02:44 AM EST

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Sitting on comfy armchairs in a low-lit room smelling of lavender and pine trees, the men take deep breaths as they close their eyes and listen to meditation music. But this is not a spa. Uniformed Ukrainian soldiers are taking a break at this...

The peculiar Russian missile 'cemetery' in eastern Ukraine

Dec. 23, 2022 04:57 AM EST

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv has a peculiar “cemetery,” one that recalls some of the worst damage done since the Russian invasion: the debris of rockets used against this town and its people. The graveyard has more than a thousand missiles, or...

Italy's La Scala opens season to Ukrainian protests

Dec. 07, 2022 17:23 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italy’s most treasured opera house, Teatro alla Scala, opened its new season Wednesday with the Russian opera “Boris Godunov,” against the backdrop of Ukrainian protests that the cultural event is a propaganda win for the Kremlin during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. ...

Russia rejects $60-a-barrel cap on its oil, warns of cutoffs

Dec. 03, 2022 16:03 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian authorities rejected a price cap on the country's oil set by Ukraine’s Western supporters and threatened Saturday to stop supplying the nations that endorsed it. Australia, Britain, Canada, Japan, the United States and the 27-nation European Union...

Russian strikes force Ukraine to face hours-long power cuts

Nov. 18, 2022 15:49 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's electricity grid chief warned of hours-long power outages Friday as Russia zeroed in on Ukraine's energy infrastructure with heavy artillery and missile attacks that have interrupted supplies to as much as 40% of the country's people at the onset of winter. ...

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 authorities report strikes outside Kyiv, including Lviv, Kharkiv and other regions

Nov. 15, 2022 09:34 AM EST
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities report strikes outside Kyiv, including Lviv, Kharkiv and other regions.