President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine met with Germany’s leaders in Berlin on Sunday, his latest stop on a diplomatic tour aimed at shoring up support among Western allies and pushing for faster deliveries of weapons as a Ukrainian counteroffensive looms in the 15-month war. Speaking to journalists side by side at the chancellery on Sunday […]
KYIV, Ukraine — Dmytro Kotsiubailo was a skinny teenager when he took to the barricades in Kyiv’s Independence Square nine years ago, joining thousands of Ukrainians demanding to be treated with dignity and freed from the yoke of Russia. On Friday, he was returned to that same square in an open coffin, as thousands of […]
MUNICH — Nearly one year into the brutal and costly war in Ukraine, Western leaders pledged to remain steadfast in their support for Kyiv amid worries about whether their unity can survive what France’s president called “a prolonged conflict.” As dozens of leaders convened in Germany, Ukraine’s president opened the annual Munich Security Conference with […]
With the precision of a military drill, first Germany and then the United States announced on Wednesday that each had agreed to provide battle tanks to help Ukraine beat back Russia’s invading forces. In reaching a deal, the two countries extricated themselves from a diplomatic morass that had consumed the attention of Western officials for […]
From left, Olena Zelenska, Ukraine’s first lady; President Emmanuel Macron of France; Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal of Ukraine and Catherine Colonna, France’s foreign minister, in Paris on Tuesday.Credit…Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters PARIS — In the latest attempt to buoy Ukraine through what is already a brutal and dark winter, international leaders have announced the immediate delivery of […]
Berlin sent the first of four sophisticated missile systems to help Ukraine counter Russian airstrikes. Defense officials from more than 50 countries were discussing how to speed weapons to Kyiv in response to Moscow’s deadly missile barrage.
WASHINGTON — Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia has secured a promise from Democratic leaders and the White House to complete a highly contested 304-mile gas pipeline in his state, his office said, a major concession won as part of negotiations over a climate and tax bill. Mr. Manchin, who clinched a surprise agreement […]