KYIV, Ukraine — Explosions far behind the front lines shook Ukraine on Friday, as a Russian missile demolished part of a hospital complex and apparent Ukrainian strikes hit Russian-occupied cities, in their escalating, long-range aerial war. The attack on a medical center in the central city of Dnipro killed at least two people, left three […]
A flooded house in Kryvyi Rih last September after Russian forces fired missiles at a dam near the city blowing up one of two floodgates.Credit…Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times POKROVSK, Ukraine — Russian forces have blown up the dam on a river in eastern Ukraine, sending water levels rising in what Ukraine’s military […]
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain with NATO troops at a military base in Estonia in December.Credit…Henry Nicholls/Reuters In pledging to send a squadron of tanks to Ukraine, Britain is leading a push for Western allies to accelerate the delivery of modern weapons for Kyiv’s war effort as fears rise that Russia will soon begin […]
Workers at the site of a Russian missile and drone strike in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, on Sunday.Credit…Laura Boushnak for The New York Times They are lumbering and noisy and relatively easy to shoot from the sky. Over the New Year’s weekend, the Ukrainian military said it downed every single one of the 80-odd exploding […]
In one of their deadliest attacks yet on Russian forces, Ukrainians used American-made rockets to kill dozens — and perhaps hundreds — of Moscow’s troops in a New Year’s Day strike behind the lines, prompting outraged Russian war hawks to accuse their military of lethal incompetence. The strike by the HIMARS rockets killed 63 Russian […]
LONDON — Nurses across Britain went on strike on Thursday for the first time in the 74-year history of the National Health Service, underscoring critical challenges facing the long-revered system after years of underfunding and as the government contends with a burgeoning fiscal crisis. On a bitterly cold day, nurses and their supporters walked on […]
LONDON — When environmental protesters recently stopped traffic on the M25 freeway that circles London, one journalist, Charlotte Lynch, was standing on a bridge above reporting on the latest of the group’s disruptive demonstrations for her radio station, LBC. But not for long. Ms. Lynch was swiftly handcuffed, searched and arrested after being questioned by […]
President Vladimir V. Putin said the strikes, which killed at least 11 people and disrupted electricity and other key services, were retaliation for a blast on a key Russian bridge over the weekend.
Two building complexes used by the Ukrainian military appeared to be the targets.
The attack came as Ukraine marked its Independence Day and the six-month point since Russia’s invasion.