Turkey raises its objections to Sweden and Finland joining NATO

MADRID (AP) — Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, ending a deadlock that had marred the opening of a leaders’ summit in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis. in decades, caused by the war in Ukraine. After urgent high-level talks with the leaders of the three countries, alliance … Read more

G-7 to back pursuit of Russian oil price cap and tariff hikes

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Group of Seven economic powers are pledging long-term support for Ukraine, and the United States is preparing to announce the purchase of an advanced surface-to-air missile system for Kyiv. The leaders are also set to announce a deal to seek a cap on the price of Russian oil, raise tariffs … Read more

Russia attacks Kyiv as Western leaders meet in Europe

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia broke weeks of relative calm in the capital of Ukraine with long-range missiles fired at Kyiv early Sunday morning, an apparent show of force by the Kremlin as Western leaders meet in Europe to strengthen its military and economic support for Ukraine. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said the missiles hit … Read more

The Ukrainian army leaves the city battered by fortified positions

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — After weeks of fierce fightUkrainian forces have begun withdrawing from a besieged city in the country’s east to move into stronger positions, a regional official said on Friday, marking four months into Russia’s invasion. The planned withdrawal from Sievierodonetsk, the administrative center of the Luhansk region, comes after relentless Russian bombardment … Read more

The Ukrainian army will leave the battered city to avoid the siege

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — After weeks of fierce fighting, Ukrainian forces will withdraw from a besieged city in the country’s east to avoid encirclement, a regional governor said Friday. The city of Sievierodonetsk, the administrative center of the Lugansk region, has faced relentless Russian bombardment. Ukrainian troops fought the Russians in house-to-house battles before retreating … Read more

The European Union makes Ukraine a candidate for EU membership

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union agreed Thursday to put Ukraine on the path to EU membership, moving with unusual speed and unity to move the beleaguered country away from Russian influence and closer to the West. Meeting at a summit in Brussels, the leaders of the 27 EU nations won the unanimous approval required … Read more

Ukraine gets possible path to EU, promises of help from Britain

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The executive arm of the European Union recommended putting Ukraine on the path to membership Friday, a symbolic boost for a country fending off a russian attack that it is killing civilians, leveling cities and threatening its very survival. In another show of Western support, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met … Read more

Leaders of France, Germany and Italy visit Kyiv to show their support

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Romania arrived in Kyiv Thursday in a show of collective European support for the Ukrainian people as they resist Russia’s invasion, marking the highest-profile visit to the capital of Ukraine from Russia. invaded his neighbor. The French president’s office said that President Emmanuel Macron, … Read more

Ukraine asks for weapons while 100-200 soldiers die every day

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) — As many as 200 Ukrainian soldiers are killed every day in the war with Russia, and only increasingly advanced Western weaponry will reduce the casualties. push back the Russian offensive and force Moscow to come to the negotiating table, said an adviser to the Ukrainian president. Mykhailo Podolyak told the BBC … Read more

and Moroccan soldiers sentenced to death in separatist-controlled Ukraine | Russian-Ukrainian War News

A court in a separatist-controlled breakaway region of eastern Ukraine has handed down death sentences to two British citizens and one Moroccan citizen, who were captured while fighting for the Ukrainian army against Russian forces, according to news reports. Thursday’s verdict by the supreme court of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), a region controlled … Read more