International

ODESA, Ukraine. — Ukrainian officials are reporting a Russian missile strike in the port city of Odesa. A statement on the city’s social media account says “infrastructure facilities” were hit Saturday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says at least five people were killed in the attack, including a young child. The President of the European Council […]

KYIV — Former President George W. Bush met virtually on Thursday with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, whom Bush called “the Winston Churchill of our time.” Bush said he was honored to spend a few minutes with Zelensky and that he thanked him for his leadership, his example, and his “commitment to liberty.” Zelensky’s office said […]

KYIV — More than 3,000 civilians are dead because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The United Nations made that announcement Monday, but the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights believes the actual number is much higher. Their figures show at least another 3,000 have been hurt in the fighting. The UN […]

MARIUPOL, Ukraine. — A Ukrainian commander in Mariupol is pleading for a Dunkirk-style evacuation of troops and civilians. The commander said in a video shared by Ukrainian officials that the situation is “grave,” with 600 wounded soldiers, as well as children and elderly people holed up in a steel factory. Mariupol was the scene of […]

KYIV, Ukraine. — The U.S. is promising to send more military aid to Ukraine and gradually return American diplomats to the country as the Russian invasion grinds on. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin joined Secretary of State Antony Blinken on an unannounced visit to Kyiv on Sunday. The two met with top Ukrainian officials, including President […]

KYIV, Ukraine. — Ukraine is suffering even more destruction, eight weeks after Russia invaded. It’s being reported missiles hit a thousand military targets overnight and troops have now taken control of another town. This comes as Ukraine’s leader asks the European Union to issue a sixth round of “truly painful” sanctions. The U.S. served up […]

KYIV, Ukraine. — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says the war against the Russian invasion would have already ended if Ukraine had been given all the weapons it needs. Speaking to his nation late Tuesday, Zelensky praised the skill of the Ukrainian military and repeated his call for more weapons. He said it was unfair that […]

KYIV, Ukraine. — Ukraine’s President is warning his people that Russia is getting ready to go back on the offensive in their country. Volodymyr Zelensky said during a video address Sunday that Russian troops are getting ready for an attack on the eastern side of the already war-torn country. He added that Russians “want to […]

KYIV, Ukraine. — Russia and Ukraine are telling conflicting stories about how a Russian Navy ship went up in flames. Russian authorities claim a fire broke out onboard the Moskva missile cruiser, which caused ammunition to blow up. But Ukrainian forces say they hit the ship with a missile. The Russian Defense Ministry told state-run […]

WASHINGTON — President Biden says the U.S. and its allies are working closely together to manage the “destabilizing effects” of Russia’s war against Ukraine. During a virtual meeting with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, Biden called Russia’s actions horrific. He again condemned the recent deadly attack on a Ukrainian train station as Modi […]