Tag: Russia and Ukraine war

  • UN General Assembly calls for Russian compensation for Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution Monday calling for Russia to be held accountable for violating international law by invading Ukraine, including paying compensation for widespread damage to the country and to Ukrainians killed and wounded during the war. The number of votes in the 193-member world organization was […]

  • “Kherson ours”: Ukraine celebrates after the Russian withdrawal | war news between russia and ukraine

    Residents took to the streets of Kherson in southern Ukraine to celebrate the Russian withdrawal, one of the most significant military achievements of Kyiv’s forces since the invasion of Moscow nearly nine months ago. Olha Bilibevna, a resident of Kherson, said she could not “find the words” to describe her relief after the Ukrainian special […]

  • Russia enlists US-trained Afghan special forces for Ukraine: report | Taliban news

    Afghan Special Forces soldiers, who fought alongside US forces and then fled to Iran after the US chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, are now being recruited by the Russian military to fight in Ukraine, the Associated Press news agency reported. Three former Afghan generals told the Associated Press that the Russians want to lure […]

  • Russian and Ukrainian forces prepare for a major battle in Kherson

    Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Russian and Ukrainian forces appear to be preparing for a major battle for the strategic southern industrial port city of Kherson, in an area illegally annexed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and subject to martial law. Fighting and evacuations were reported in the Kherson region as Moscow tried to bomb the […]

  • US announces new $725 million military aid package to Ukraine | war news between russia and ukraine

    The new assistance is aimed at restocking ammunition for advanced weapons systems used in the counter-attack in Ukraine. The United States will send Ukraine an additional $725 million arms package and other military aid, the White House said, adding Washington to a flurry of aid announcements from European allies this week amid renewed Russian missile […]

  • North Korea fires more missiles as US redeploys aircraft carrier

    Seoul, South Korea (AFP) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles toward its eastern waters Thursday after the United States redeployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean peninsula in response to Pyongyang’s earlier launch of a nuclear-capable missile over Japan. The latest missile launches indicate that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is determined […]

  • Putin signs treaties to annex Ukrainian regions

    Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties on Friday to annex occupied areas of Ukraine and said he would use “all available means” to protect territory that Ukrainian and Western officials said Russia claims illegally and in violation of international law. In a speech before the treaty signing ceremony, Putin urged Ukraine […]

  • Russia prepares to annex occupied Ukraine despite protests

    Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Russia prepared Wednesday to formally annex parts of Ukraine After claiming that voters in army-controlled areas overwhelmingly supported living under Moscow. The armed forces went door to door to collect votes within five days of voting in referendums organized by the Kremlin that questioned whether the occupied territories should become part […]

  • Moscow-controlled areas of Ukraine in a “sham” vote to join Russia

    Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – Voting has begun in Russia-controlled areas of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Moscow-backed officials said Friday, as Ukrainian and United Nations officials reported evidence of war crimes. During the war, which lasted nearly seven months in the country. Referendums organized by the KremlinWidely denounced by Ukraine and the […]