Ukraine Hopes For 1st Grain Shipment Under UN-Brokered Deal This Week

The agreement aims to allow safe passage in and out of Ukrainian ports, blocked by Russia’s fleet. Kyiv: Ukraine said on Monday it hoped a UN-brokered deal aimed at easing global food shortages by resuming grain exports from the Black Sea region would start being implemented this week. Senior government officials told a news conference … Read more

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

Russia’s Focus On Ukraine’s East With Crucial Strategic Capture Of City

Russia-Ukraine War: Russia’s launched an attack on Ukraine on February 24. Kyiv: Russia’s army has “fully occupied” the key Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk after weeks of fighting, its mayor said Saturday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow would be able to send nuclear-capable missiles to Belarus within months. The capture of the industrial hub … Read more

As Russia Makes Life Hell In East, EU Debates Granting Ukraine Candidacy

Lysychansk – located just across the Donets river – is now coming under heavy bombardment. Kyiv: EU leaders will gather in Brussels Thursday to discuss calls to formally grant war-torn Ukraine “candidate status” to join the bloc, the Russian forces slowly advance in the eastern Donbas region despite fierce resistance from Kyiv’s military. Ukrainian President … Read more

On Zoom, A Steel Factory In Mariupol Says It Will Never Surrender

Russia-Ukraine War: Mariupol has largely been leveled by shelling during the siege. If Russia’s President Vladimir Putin hoped to mark Victory Day on Monday by celebrating the capture or surrender of Mariupol’s last Ukrainian defenders, a Zoom appearance by their commanders suggests he’ll have to wait. Speaking in a lengthy online press conference on Sunday, … Read more