The people toiling in Ukraine’s cemeteries and morgues bear a silent burden as they handle the war’s growing toll.
As they batter towns and cities in Ukraine with artillery, the Russians are also bombarding them with messaging aimed at eroding Ukrainians’ trust in their military and their government.
At a critical moment in the war, Russia is strategically reducing gas flows to drive up prices and hurt European economies already reeling from high inflation.
After Moscow’s invasion, some Ukrainians worry that divided loyalties within the country’s small ethnic Hungarian minority might make it susceptible to pro-Russia propaganda from Hungary.
In the Ukrainian villages near the Russian border, shells still explode and checkpoints and trenches dot the landscape. And wary civilians live in fear the enemy will return.
Why does war’s wreckage — the downed helicopters, the destroyed tanks and the dead — draw crowds? A former Marine ponders the question as he stands before the badly burned…
Shells for Soviet-era weapons are running short, and powerful Western weapons are not arriving fast enough to make up the difference, giving Russia a big advantage in artillery.
A nascent insurgency made up of civilians or former soldiers provided information that aided Ukraine’s attack on two Russian bases, according to a senior Ukrainian military official.
More than 300 Ukrainians, 77 of them children, were imprisoned in a dank and airless school basement for nearly a month. Ten of them died.
Vladimir Putin threatened “to strike targets we haven’t hit before” if Western nations proceed with plans to send long-range missiles to Ukraine.