Military analysts and U.S. officials said it was too soon to judge the success of Ukraine’s offensive, which is looking for weaknesses to exploit, in the face of fierce resistance.
Polina Osetinskaya, a critic of the invasion who has stayed in Moscow even as the government cracks down on dissent, will play a Baroque program in New York.
Washington is trying to raise the pressure on Tehran and make it more difficult to complete the work on the factory, which would enable Russia’s military to produce drones domestically.
The main thrust of the Ukrainian counteroffensive is expected in the Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk regions, not along the Dnipro River, where the fighting quickly resumed after the disaster.
President Volodymyr Zelensky traveled to the city of Kherson, trying to rally rescue crews. Russian forces shelled the city not long after his visit.
Ukraine’s interior ministry said that eight people were injured in an attack near an evacuation point where medics, emergency workers and rescue teams have been gathering.
Even as new attacks have brought the war into Russia, the Russians have responded with force, raising the threat for the few civilians left in towns along the border.
The U.K. prime minister is under pressure to establish post-Brexit Britain as a reliable global player and is looking to strengthen economic ties.
Algunos soldados en Ucrania usan parches con emblemas nazis, lo que podría impulsar la propaganda rusa y difundir imágenes que Occidente lleva medio siglo tratando de eliminar.
“We were getting used to the shelling, but I’ve never seen a situation like this,” said one woman rescued in Kherson after a dam upstream was destroyed.
As rescue efforts plucked people from rooftops, and offered fresh water and shelter, Turkey’s president called for an international investigation into what caused a dam to fail.
Also, evacuations from flooding in Ukraine.
While economic corporation the challenges posed by artificial intelligence are on the agenda, Russia’s invasion presents immediate threats.
Analysts said the countries’ mutual need to keep energy prices high would help them maintain close ties, despite signs that Moscow has undercut previous deals.
With Russia and Ukraine blaming each other for the collapse of the Kakhovka dam, experts say that an external attack or even structural failure might explain the disaster, but that it is not likely.
Experts suspect an explosion collapsed the dam on the Dnipro River. Kyiv and Moscow blamed each other, and residents downstream were forced to evacuate to escape the cascading waves.
Membership in the E.U. A security pact with America. And a restoration of borders, minus Crimea.
The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that U.S. intelligence agencies were aware of plans to attack the Nord Stream pipelines three months before thwy were bombed.
Players from Ukraine do not shake hands with players from Russia and Belarus. Aryna Sabalenka waited at the net anyway.
Will Keen embodies Russia’s president in a West End production. “It’s been fascinating how the perception of him and the play keep changing,” he said.
A dam in southern Ukraine was split in half, but it is unclear who caused the damage. Thousands are being evacuated as dangerous volumes of water gush downstream.
For months, U.S. officials said cross-border operations risked a dangerous escalation. But those fears have ebbed.
Kyiv has not formally announced the start of operations. But on Tuesday, Ukraine said the Russians had blown up a dam on the Dnipro River, potentially imperiling residents and the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant.
The Kremlin said it was investigating what it called a “hack” after a bogus speech aired on some radio and television networks.
The moral equivalent of D-Day is happening right now.
El plan de estudios para los jóvenes rusos enfatiza cada vez más el patriotismo y el heroísmo del ejército de Moscú, mientras demoniza a Occidente como “mafiosos”.
The country’s largest antigovernment gathering in years sought to reclaim the legacy of the Solidarity movement that led the struggle against a Communist system imposed by Moscow.
OPEC Plus, the group of major oil producers, said it would continue its recent cuts in output, but Saudi Arabia said it would cut further for at least a month.
It is time for the United States to provide Ukraine with the support it needs to win against Russia.
The Ukraine conflict is causing soul-searching among the Doukhobors, a peace-loving group that emigrated to Canada in 1899.
President Volodymyr Zelensky, in an unusually personal speech, urged his compatriots to show their gratitude to the country’s soldiers.
With cross-border strikes, residents of the Russian region of Belgorod are starting to understand the horrors of war being waged at their doorstep.
The blast in the Zaporizhzhia region of southern Ukraine killed a cafe owner who was registered to run in elections seen as an attempt to legitimize Moscow’s illegal annexation of the area.
The curriculum for young Russians is increasingly emphasizing patriotism and the heroism of Moscow’s army, while demonizing the West as “gangsters.” One school features a “sniper”-themed math class.
In Ukraine’s capital, residents struggled with the question of who was to blame for a shelter closed off to two women and a child. In Russia, the authorities described evacuations in a border region.
A speech by the U.S. Secretary of State struck a triumphal tone, while also warning against a rush to short-term solutions to the war in Ukraine.
How dramatic unity, black comedy and political ambiguity made the show an all-time great.
‘The conditions are quite difficult,’ the local governor of the region said on social media.
The group of major oil producers and Russia will meet this weekend to discuss a swoon in oil prices.
The journalist discusses how Moscow’s invasion, U.S.-China relations and the rise of nonaligned countries affect America’s place in the global order.
They were among three people killed in a Russian missile attack, officials said. Ukraine opened an investigation, as Russians described shelling and evacuations in border regions.
The question of how to guarantee Ukrainian security loomed over a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Norway and a gathering of European leaders in Moldova.
Russian air attacks on Kyiv have come in relentless waves. Yet very little has penetrated the patched-together but increasingly sophisticated air defense network. Here’s why.
At least one child was among the dead, local officials said. Russia has recently increased the pace and intensity of its strikes on the capital.
Kremlin officials said Ukraine’s allies should have condemned the strike, and argued again that its real war was with the West.
Also, military tensions in the Arctic.
The move to send $300 million in additional support comes as Moscow has come under drone attacks in recent days.
Russia may be having major difficulties in Ukraine, but it remains a vast power in the north and the Arctic, where climate change is opening new sea routes for trade and trouble.
Berlin responds to the Kremlin limiting the number of German diplomatic staff allowed in Russia.
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Years after accusing President Biden of sexual assault, Ms. Reade told a Russian outlet that she had moved in order to feel safe.
The New York Times tracked several oil tankers faking their locations while transporting Russian oil currently under Western sanctions, in an apparent effort to deceive their American insurer.
At least eight drones were intercepted, the Kremlin said, but the foray raised questions about Russian air defenses.
Bi-khim Hsiao, the top Taiwanese diplomat in Washington, said the support of the United States and other nations for Ukraine sends an important message to China.
Plus, the race to prevent an oil spill off Yemen.
The assault by at least eight drones was the first attack to hit civilian areas in the Russian capital. No serious injuries were reported.
The Kremlin says the Defense Ministry responded well to the attack, but critics argue that the assault shows a lack of leadership from a government that promised only a “special military operation” in Ukraine.
Russia’s Defense Ministry said that at least eight drones had targeted Moscow and the surrounding region.
Un grupo de combatientes rusos opuestos a Putin tienen vínculos neonazis. Algunos especialistas creen que esto podría dañar a Ucrania al sembrar desconfianza y temor de estar apoyando a grupos armados de extrema derecha.
The attack came after a rare daytime assault on Monday. Russia has stepped up attacks on the capital this month as Ukraine prepares for a counteroffensive.
Ukraine has charged four members of Russia’s National Guard with war crimes in Kherson. The four acted with such impunity, the authorities say, they did not mask their identities.
Andrei Medvédev luchó con los mercenarios del grupo ruso Wagner en Ucrania y luego huyó al país nórdico. Las autoridades noruegas enfrentan ahora una delicada solicitud.
Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine had the crowd on her side initially, but then was booed after she did not shake hands with Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus after losing to her in straight sets.
Ukrainian officials said that more than 40 drones were intercepted over the capital hours before residents celebrated Kyiv Day to mark the city’s founding. Falling debris may have killed one person.
Andrei Medvedev fought with Russia’s Wagner mercenaries in Ukraine, then requested asylum in Norway. The authorities there must now weigh his plea against solidarity with Ukraine.
More than 40 drones were intercepted over Kyiv, where city officials said at least one person had been killed, probably by falling debris.
Vladimir V. Putin of Russia looks like a commander in absentia, treating the war in Ukraine as unfortunate but distant. His options have narrowed, but he is still betting on outlasting his foes.
A Russian missile killed at least two people and wounded dozens more at a hospital, while apparent Ukrainian strikes hit occupied cities in the south.
Some fighters who led an incursion into Russian territory this week have neo-Nazi ties. “I worry that something like this could backfire on Ukraine because these are not ambiguous people.”
Support for the war in Ukraine remains high but could potentially turn if concern over the high numbers of casualties persists, according to FilterLabs AI.
Fire heavily damaged a clinic in Dnipro, Ukraine, after a Russian strike hit the building.
After seizing the city in eastern Ukraine after a long, brutal fight, the Wagner mercenary force is turning it over to the depleted Russian Army to defend.
Moscow has declared victory in its long, bloody assault. But a full capture of the ruined city may not help Russian forces advance deeper in the Donbas region.
Ukrainian and American officials say Russian warplanes are dropping Soviet-era bombs, some modified to glide long distances, which are almost impossible to shoot down.
The cross-border raid by Russian fighters based in Ukraine appeared intended in part to force Moscow to divert its soldiers from the battlefield.
American spy agencies do not know exactly who carried out the attack this month, but suggest it was part of a series of covert operations orchestrated by Ukraine’s security services.
Yevgeny Prigozhin has been ramping up pressure on Russia’s military leadership and extending his criticism to the country’s moneyed elites.
Seizing the city took 10 months and untold lives. Most likely, analysts say, Russia’s exhausted forces will settle into a defensive crouch, preparing for Ukraine’s counteroffensive.
The cross-border attacks by fighters aligned with Ukraine were an effort to force Russia’s military to divert troops from the front line, an official said.
At least three of what appeared to be American-made tactical vehicles known as MRAPs were part of the cross-border attack. According to visual evidence, Russia captured two of them.
Plus, Australian efforts to break with China on lithium.
The unit has taken responsibility for a rare assault in Russian territory, and a member says it is just the beginning.
Durante meses, los analistas discutieron sobre la “importancia estratégica” de Bajmut, como si alguna jerga militar pudiera hacer más fácil digerir la pérdida de una ciudad entera a manos de un ejército invasor.
Beijing and Moscow are holding visits this week as alarm grows in China that Western countries backing Ukraine are turning their attention to Asia.
Ucrania ha perdido al menos 60 de sus 145 aviones de ala fija y 32 de 139 helicópteros, según información militar estadounidense.
The U.S. defense chief first asked Biden officials to support the plan after meeting with European allies. He made his pitch to President Biden last week.
A top Ukrainian official essentially acknowledged that the devastated city had been lost. Thousands of Ukrainian and Russian soldiers died there, but the cost for Moscow was especially steep, experts say.
The local governor blamed a Ukrainian sabotage group, while Kyiv’s military intelligence agency said that “opposition-minded citizens of Russia” were responsible.
The twists and turns of a war are rarely easy to predict. In Ukraine, they landed on a city in the east that few had ever heard of. And then the whole world watched for months.
Drone footage taken by The New York Times captured the scorched buildings, destroyed schools and cratered parks that now define the city in eastern Ukraine.
Also, Russia claims that it captured Bakhmut.
Military analysts say that if Moscow continues to send reinforcements to defend the city, that could weaken Russian forces’ ability to hold off a broader counteroffensive that Ukraine has been planning.
The need for control of the nation’s airspace is one of the war’s largely untold stories.
Ukraine’s sizable contingent of fighter jets come with a few problems. President Volodymyr Zelensky said F-16s would “greatly enhance our army in the sky.”
In the 1990s, the G7 invited Russia to join, a sign of its ascendence. Today, Vladimir V. Putin is on the outside, as his enemy, Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, is the honored guest.
Among the 500 people singled out for travel and financial restrictions were Americans seen as adversaries by former President Donald J. Trump.
The head of the Russian paramilitary group said his forces had captured the eastern city, a claim Ukrainian officials were quick to deny even as they called the situation “critical.”
The city has for months been the center of the fighting in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine. Here’s a look at the critical moments.
Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, once a caterer for the Kremlin, has made capturing the city a personal obsession.
He urged his supporters to stay the course and tried to convince fence sitters like India and Brazil that there is no middle ground.
Ukraine, this month, pressed ahead with three days of maneuvers that gained ground on the flanks of Bakhmut. But Russian forces still appear to hold the center of the strategic city.
The president told allied leaders that he would allow Ukrainian pilots to be trained on American-made F-16s, and is prepared to approve other countries’ transferring the jets to Ukraine.
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine called for help freeing Ukrainians held in Russian prisons during an address to the Arab League summit.
Moscow also eased visa requirements for Georgians. But its actions have stirred fears in Georgia, which was invaded by Russia in 2008.
The German automaker, which quit making cars in Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, said it had sold its plant to a local auto dealership chain.
Addressing an Arab League summit in Saudi Arabia, President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine urged Arab nations to stand with him against Russia and called out their reluctance to take sides in the war.
Griner returns to basketball after her detention in Russia with a bigger platform and a desire to reshape women’s sports.
Ukrainian officials did not claim responsibility for a train derailment on the occupied peninsula, but it was the latest in a series of explosions hitting the railways and supply lines of Russia’s war machine.
The combined power of Ukrainian valor and American technology may be even greater than we recognize.
The Biden administration has been under bipartisan pressure to explain how it intended to continue sending weapons to Ukraine quickly without asking Congress for more money.
President Bashar al-Assad was shunned over atrocities committed in Syria’s civil war, but on Friday he is expected to join an annual summit of Arab leaders for the first time in 13 years.
The leaders are expected to hold their first talks on a common regulatory approach to generative artificial intelligence.
In a battered Ukrainian city, the war has stolen the normal experiences of teenage life. The youths mostly use humor to deal with the ferocity of the fighting around them.
Group of 7 leaders are prepared to celebrate the results of a novel effort to stabilize global oil markets and punish Moscow.
Group of 7 leaders are prepared to celebrate the results of a novel effort to stabilize global oil markets and punish Moscow.
The United States is resisting a European push for the powerful fighters. But will it relent, as it did before with tanks, rocket launchers and air defense missiles?
Russia last year blocked exports of Ukrainian grain across the Black Sea, a vital part of the global food supply, but they resumed last summer under a fragile pact.
The advances have been small, and Russians still hold most of the city, but Ukrainians say they see a meaningful shift in momentum.
The development is a dramatic turnabout after the reservoir had reached a historic low. The dam, which lies along the front line, has been a point of tension throughout the war.
Dozens of former intelligence officials signed a letter discounting the laptop’s contents. Republicans say the missive was part of a Biden campaign operation.
Masha Gessen stepped down following the free expression group’s decision to cancel an event at its World Voices Festival after Ukrainian writers threatened to boycott.
Los propagandistas rusos quieren que pensemos que las potencias nucleares nunca pueden perder las guerras. Es falso.
A new division set up by the government to pursue sanctions evasion and technology espionage announced arrests of individuals with ties to foreign governments.
The problems that have hindered Russia’s 15-month war are still festering: stretched resources and disunity in the ranks. Still, Mr. Putin’s resolve augurs a willingness to prosecute a long war.
South Africa’s president said officials from six nations would visit Kyiv and Moscow as part of the initiative. The time frame remained unclear.
Más de un año después de la guerra de Putin y sus consecuentes sanciones occidentales, los Emiratos Árabes se han convertido en un nuevo punto de compra para los rusos que buscan artículos de lujo.
Russia fired a wave of missiles and drones overnight, many aimed at Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, but all were shot down, Ukrainian officials said.
His trips to Britain, Germany, France and Italy demonstrated the shifting political landscape when it comes to supporting Kyiv, as concerns grow about U.S. backing as the presidential election looms.
The State Department had no immediate comment on the report that an American, identified as Robert Shonov, had been arrested and charged with conspiracy.
The additions to Ukraine’s arsenal, which include more tanks, drones and other weapons from Germany, may signal that Western officials believe Kyiv’s forces could reclaim significant swaths of territory.
Aleksandr G. Lukashenko, a Kremlin ally, had not been shown since he attended events last week celebrating the Soviet Union’s triumph over Nazi Germany in 1945.
Russian customs data shows that millions of dollars of aircraft parts made by Boeing, Airbus and others were sent to Russia last year.
Ukrainians have a lot to say to Russia, and many have chosen to say it in ink on the sides of rockets, mortar shells and even exploding drones.
The fight for Bakhmut is now the war’s single longest and bloodiest battle. Although the Ukrainians are making small gains, Russia still controls about 90 percent of the largely ruined city.
He gave color, sparkle and opulence to a generation raised in drab Soviet gray and designed for pop stars, Olympic athletes, politicians and ballerinas.
The nearly $3 billion package is part of an effort by both sides to reset rocky relations, which have become increasingly important to maintaining European unity in backing the war.
European leaders would be delighted to have “an easier Turkey,” while Russia could lose an important economic and diplomatic partnership should the Turkish leader lose power in Sunday’s elections.
Russia’s pro-war bloggers were quick to claim that Ukraine’s long-anticipated counteroffensive had begun, but Ukrainian officials downplayed the advances.
While exploring endgames, Biden aides say they reject any push for peace talks — including from China — that would freeze the current front lines and Russia’s gains.
Li Hui, China’s special representative for Eurasian affairs, is expected to begin his trip on Monday.
They can’t track every shell, but at a time of heightened scrutiny in Washington they know they can ill afford slips with the big ticket items.
Ukraine’s president played down the chance of an imminent military move, but the claim was greeted with some skepticism.
The American ambassador to South Africa told reporters that Washington is confident a Russian ship picked up a load of weapons and ammunition near Cape Town in December.
More than a year into Vladimir Putin’s invasion, the web of global trade has adjusted to Western sanctions, with a network of middlemen sending cars, electronics and more to Russia.
With a song inspired by the bravery of Ukrainian soldiers, the pop group Tvorchi sees the beloved, often campy global song competition as a serious opportunity to represent their country.
The group liked online war games. But then Jack Teixeira, an active-duty airman, began showing them classified documents, members say.
Oil prices soared 7 percent on Sunday night after the group’s move to cut 1.2 million barrels a day.