Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed that his nation will do everything to achieve victory a year after Russia’s invasion. He spoke as emotionally charged ceremonies were underway across the country to remember the first anniversary of a war that killed at least tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians.
US officials have stated Russia carried out a failed test of its intercontinental “Satan II” ballistic missiles ahead of President Joe Biden’s surprise visit to Ukraine this week, the London Standard reports.
Kyiv says Russia launched over 50 missiles at Ukraine Friday, a day after President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded in Europe for more military support, including fighter jets. Despite one of Russia’s worst air attacks, Zelensky claims he hasn’t given up hope on winning the war and seeks European Union membership.
Pope Francis, who last year unexpectedly visited the Russian embassy in Rome, has expressed concerns about what he calls “the great pain” suffered by the people of Ukraine, where the government fears that Russia is preparing a major military offensive. His words came while former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in Ukraine on Sunday after the Western NATO military alliance failed to unite on sending tanks to the war-facing nation over the weekend.
CIA Director William Burns visited Kyiv last week to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a US official said Thursday, in the latest example of high-level contacts between the US and Ukraine.
Church services have begun in Ukraine to mark the first Orthodox Christmas since Russia invaded the country last year. Believers gathered despite violations of an Orthodox Christmas truce announced by Moscow.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin faced more embarrassment Wednesday after one of his senior generals admitted that the unauthorized use of mobile phones caused one of Ukraine’s deadliest attacks against Russian troops.
Overriding strong objections from press freedom organizations, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday signed controversial legislation granting the government increased regulatory power over Ukrainian journalism and media groups, the Hill reports. Zelensky has wanted to strengthen governmental control of the Ukrainian media since he came to office in 2019.
Russia used Iranian-made drones in a wave of attacks targeting essential infrastructure in Ukraine over the New Year’s weekend, Ukrainian officials announced Monday.
One of Russia’s most extensive bombardments since the war began, was underway in Ukraine on Thursday with missiles fired from the sea and land, injuring several people, authorities said.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged his people to celebrate the birth of Jesus despite Russian attacks devastating his wartorn nation. His appeal comes as many Ukrainians observe Christmas in bomb shelters.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky used his first known trip abroad since Russia invaded his nation to urge U.S. Congress not to abandon his war-torn country.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was on his way to Washington on Wednesday for a summit with President Joe Biden.
The U.S. is sending its famed Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine, Biden administration officials confirmed Wednesday, marking a major step forward in American military aid to Kyiv as its war with Russia nears the 10-month mark.
Ukraine’s wartime President Volodymyr Zelensky will travel to Washington on Wednesday, where he is due to visit the White House and address the U.S. Congress, several sources said Tuesday.
Time Magazine has chosen Ukraine’s wartime President Volodymyr Zelensky as its Person of the Year despite doubts over his democratic credentials.