Russian forces were wrestling for control of villages in eastern Ukraine near the beleaguered city of Bakhmut over the weekend, the latest flash point in a battle that Moscow views as crucial for its push to seize the whole of the eastern region of Donbas. Ukraine’s general staff said on Sunday that its soldiers had […]
Ukraine’s interior minister, Denys Monastyrsky, in the town of Borodianka after Ukrainian forces retook it last year.Credit…Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency, via Getty Images The helicopter crash that killed top Ukrainian officials on Wednesday created a void atop a cabinet ministry critical to the war just as Kyiv prepares for a possible Russian offensive in the spring […]
Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany meeting with troops in front of a Leopard 2 tank in Ostenholz, Germany, in October.Credit…Ronny Hartmann/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images As Ukraine redoubles its pleas for more advanced weapons during what could be a pivotal week of diplomacy, pressure is mounting on Germany to authorize the export to Ukraine of […]
Three decades ago, the razing by a Hindu mob of a 16th-century mosque in the northern Indian city of Ayodhya, which Hindus believe is the birthplace of the god Ram, led to the death of 2,000 people and propelled the rise of Mr. Modi’s party. A temple is now being built there. Mr. Modi, who […]
A key partner in Covax, the organization that has led the effort to bring Covid vaccines to poor and middle-income countries, will stop supplying the shots to a huge part of the global population in the year ahead, and provide them only to the lowest-income nations. The board of governors of Gavi, the nonprofit that […]
Ukrainian officials say Russian forces are shelling villages around Svatove, a major conduit for supplies to Moscow’s forces in the east.
Explosions rocked Belgorod on Sunday, wounding three people, a day after shelling set fire to a fuel depot, Russian officials said.
Less than a day after an explosion damaged Moscow’s bridge to Crimea, Russian missiles again hit residential areas of Zaporizhzhia, local officials said.
Russia’s Defense Ministry confirmed its forces had withdrawn from Izium. Ukraine’s lightning offensive in the northeast has reshaped what had become a grinding war of attrition.