Ukrainian authorities over the weekend stepped up calls for civilians to evacuate Kupiansk, a town just miles from the front line in the Kharkiv region of northeast Ukraine that has come under relentless Russian shelling. Ukrainian troops drove Russian forces out of much of the Kharkiv region when they mounted a rapid counteroffensive in September […]
Bridget Brink, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, condemned the “brutal” strike on a city whose citizens had “already suffered so much” when retreating Russian forces cut off power and water to Kherson on their way out. “Truly horrific, especially on Christmas Eve,” she tweeted. Russia’s war in Ukraine is now fought in two largely separate […]
Waiting at a food stand operating on a generator in a darkened city after a wave of Russian missile strikes on energy facilities across Ukraine last week.Credit…Brendan Hoffman for The New York Times As Ukrainian officials warned that Moscow was preparing to launch yet another wave of missile strikes aimed at destroying the nation’s energy […]
KYIV — As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine entered its 10th month, Russian artillery pounded the strategic southern port city of Kherson two weeks after retreating from it, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding dozens more — and on Friday, triggering a hospital evacuation. Russian forces shelled the city and surrounding area 49 times on […]
International nuclear inspectors reported significant damage from weekend shelling at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant but found key equipment intact and “no immediate nuclear safety or security concerns,” the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog said on Monday. Even so, the scope of the damage “is a major cause of concern as it clearly demonstrates the sheer intensity of […]
The acting mayor of Zaporizhzhia, a major hub for those fleeing fighting in the south, says that Russian shelling has picked up in recent days.
The International Atomic Energy Agency was still cautiously optimistic that “permanently” stationing two experts at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant would help avert disaster.
The team from the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog reached the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia plant for the first time since the war began, despite fresh shelling each side blamed on the other.