Ahead of G7 Summit, Russia Bombs Residential Building In Ukraine’s Kyiv

The neighborhood where the building is located includes a weapons factory. Kyiv: Russian strikes hit a residential building in Kyiv on Sunday, the first attack on the capital in almost three weeks, sparking calls by Ukraine for more support from G7 leaders meeting in Germany. Four people, including a seven-year-old girl, were taken to hospital … Read more

Ukraine To Begin 1st Trial Of Russian Soldier Charged With Rape

Ukraine says it is investigating thousands of potential war crimes committed during the Russian invasion. Kyiv: Ukraine is expected on Thursday to hold a preliminary hearing in its first trial of a Russian soldier charged with rapping a Ukrainian woman during Russia’s invasion, the first of what could be dozens of such cases. The suspect, … Read more

Pope Francis To Meet Ukrainian Officials Soon To Discuss Possible Trip

The Ukraine war has forced the Vatican to carry out the delicate diplomatic balancing act. Vatican City: Pope Francis said on Saturday he would meet soon with Ukrainian officials to discuss the possibility of a visit to their country. The Pope disclosed the coming meeting in a question-and-answer session with children in one of the … Read more

4 Foreign Military Volunteers Die Fighting Russian Forces: Ukraine

Russia claims this week to have killed “hundreds” of foreign fighters in Ukraine. Kyiv: Ukraine announced Saturday the deaths of four foreign military volunteers fighting Russian forces, whose invasion has spurred a wave of solidarity abroad including from experienced combat veterans. The International Legion of Defense of Ukraine, an official volunteer brigade, announced the men … Read more

Surrendered Ukraine Soldiers May Face Death Penalty: Pro-Moscow Official

An injured Ukrainian serviceman inside the Azovstal iron and steel works factory in Mariupol. Moscow: Ukrainian soldiers who surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol may face the death penalty, a pro-Moscow separatist official said Monday. “The court will make a decision about them,” Yuri Sirovatko, the justice … Read more