A video circulated on social media but not independently verified purports to show Russian forces shooting troops who appeared to be surrendering.
The trip is part of a series of diplomatic meetings by the Russian leader, and comes as Ukraine tries to shore up eroding Western support for its war effort.
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Garipul Kadyrov estaba por cumplir 50 años. Después de morir en el frente de batalla en Ucrania, sus familiares y vecinos se cuestionan si tiene algún propósito la muerte de otro soldado.
The warning, in a letter to the House speaker, comes as an increasing number of Republicans say they are growing weary of shouldering the costs of a drawn-out war.
Nearly 200 inmates left a high-security Russian prison to join the war in Ukraine, seeking redemption, money or freedom. Many were killed or wounded.
As refugees, they were welcomed with safety, services and jobs. As the war grinds on, giving that up is not a simple decision.
Ukrainian troops have taken positions on the east bank of the Dnipro River, posing a threat to Russia’s dominance of the region. Here is a look at the battlefield and the strategic implications.
Is the Holocaust still seen as history’s ultimate example of absolute evil?
American oil production is hitting record levels, delivering economic and foreign policy benefits but putting environmental goals further out of reach.
Alsu Kurmasheva, an editor who also holds Russian citizenship, was arrested in October on charges of failing to register as a foreign agent.
The Russian maestro, who heads the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, will also control the Bolshoi in Moscow, replacing Vladimir Urin, who spoke out against the Ukraine war.
In Russia, the pain and loss of the war in Ukraine are felt most profoundly in small villages, where a soldier’s burial produces not just grief but a yearning to find meaning in his death.
Democrats and the White House have agreed in principle to raise the threshold for asylum claims as part of the bill to fund wars in Israel and Ukraine, but liberals are livid — and Republicans want more.
Activists said the designation could put L.G.B.T.Q. people and their organizations under threat of criminal prosecution for something as simple as displaying the rainbow flag.
Amid questions over Western resolve, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and other diplomats stressed their commitment to Kyiv’s bid to join the alliance.
In the days after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Chancellor Olaf Scholz promised to revitalize Germany’s military. Nearly two years on, major change has yet to be felt.
Relations have deteriorated markedly since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the Finns accuse Moscow of orchestrating a flow of migrants in retaliation for Finland joining NATO.
Marianna Budanova, whose husband is the director of military intelligence, is recovering in a hospital, the officials said. Her husband has long accused Russia of trying to kill him.
Leaders can’t always avoid war, but being rational helps.
Readers discuss the senator’s guest essay. Also: The civilian toll in Gaza and Ukraine; college in prison; comfortable office design.
The artifacts were on loan to a Dutch museum when Russia invaded in 2014. Ukraine argued that they must be kept out of the aggressor’s hands.
“Make way for someone else,” a new grass-roots movement demands as women challenge the official argument that the mobilized troops are needed in combat indefinitely.
En caso de que Putin se postule, hay pocas dudas sobre el resultado. Sin embargo, los comicios de marzo tienen una mayor importancia debido a las incertidumbres de la guerra.
The assault on energy infrastructure, a significant theater in the war, followed a large-scale Russian drone attack on Kyiv.
“The idea that we must close our eyes to suffering that is not ideologically useful is morally degrading,” says the acclaimed author and military veteran Phil Klay.
The aerial assault began early Saturday and continued past sunrise. Ukraine said its air defense teams had shot down nearly all of the explosive-laden attack drones.
Winter in Ukraine’s eastern steppe brings an inescapable cold. The wind blowing through damaged homes, the shattered windows, the chill in your bones — it feels as if it will be permanent.
Monetochka was one of Russia’s most discussed pop stars. Now, like other antiwar acts in exile, she’s having to retool her career.
The escalation comes as Finland tries to address a rise in the arrivals of migrants and asylum seekers that officials blame on Moscow.
There is little doubt about the outcome, should he run, but the election in March carries more significance as the first one since the invasion of Ukraine.
Amid two prominent wars and other conflicts around the globe, a biennial call at the United Nations for peace during the Games felt even more symbolic than usual.
For Mr. Putin, it was a rare interaction with Western leaders since the start of the war last year. It was also the first time he had to listen to direct public criticism at an international event.
Facilities remain hobbled by Russian attacks, repair work is unfinished and there is little spare equipment, although air defenses have been strengthened.
President Volodymyr Zelensky hailed the so-called Maidan revolution, which toppled a pro-Russia leader 10 years ago, as the “first victory” in a long struggle against Moscow.
Worried about the risks of robot warfare, some countries want new legal constraints, but the U.S. and other major powers are resistant.
Children with conditions like ADHD and autism have been particularly affected by the traumas and uncertainties of the war and the disruptions to daily life, families and experts say.
Planes were built to trust GPS signals. Jamming and spoofing in the Middle East and Ukraine have diverted flights and caused inaccurate onboard alerts.
Lloyd J. Austin III’s trip was a gesture of solidarity when progress in the war against Russia has stalled and there are concerns about U.S. military aid.
Jamala, the song contest’s 2016 champion, had been a prominent advocate for Crimea’s Tatar population. The region was annexed from Ukraine by Russia in 2014.
Ukraine is facing continual eastern assaults from Russian forces at a bloody cost for both sides, even as the lines on the map barely move.
Inside the highly secretive military branch responsible for protecting American interests in a vulnerable new domain.
Using electromagnetic waves to flummox and follow smarter weapons has become a critical part of the cat-and-mouse game between Ukraine and Russia. The United States, China and others have taken note.
Germany, Norway, Britain and others are increasing weapons production to help Kyiv. But the aid may be coming too late as winter looms and Ukraine’s counteroffensive against Russia stalls.
The Ukrainian military said it had taken a sliver of Russian-controlled land, a move that might offer some hope but was unlikely to lead to a rapid breakthrough.
A court sentenced Aleksandra Y. Skochilenko to seven years in a penal colony, in one of the most prominent cases of Russia’s crackdown on wartime dissent.
With much global attention turned to the war in Gaza, President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned that his country cannot afford a “frozen conflict” with Russia.
About 100 Ukrainians a day travel back into Ukraine at an unofficial border crossing, bringing tales of repression and fear about life in Russian-controlled territories.
The revelation that the broadcaster Hubert Seipel accepted payments from an oligarch is stirring worries in Germany that Russia is using an old playbook to promote its interests.
An unusually long lull in Russian bombing has left people in the Ukrainian capital feeling well-rested, healthier and more productive, at least for now.
Three officials were accused of operating at the behest of Russian intelligence when they aligned with efforts by Rudolph W. Giuliani to tie the Biden family to corruption in Ukraine.
The lawyer of Sergei G. Khadzhikurbanov, who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping to organize the killing of Anna Politkovskaya, said he had been pardoned by President Vladimir V. Putin.
Hundreds of thousands who fled after Russia invaded make brief visits back, often to reconnect with family but also for health care that can be cheaper and more familiar.
In the latest strike, Kyiv said three Russian officers were killed in a bombing in the southern city of Melitopol.
The strike in the city of Melitopol is the latest in a series meant to disrupt Russian control of occupied regions.
The commander of Ukraine’s Navy said in a rare interview that the Russian naval blockade of Odesa had been broken. He also described how the war is transforming naval tactics.
The attack was part of an overnight barrage that suggested Moscow was testing air defenses before another potential winter campaign against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure.
Konstantin Dobrovolsky searches for the remains of soldiers left to rot on the battlefield almost 80 years ago. Then he had to bury his own son, who fought in a war he despises.
One of the first sounds my son ever heard was an air siren. He is one of the lucky ones.
As drivers protested what they say is unfair competition from their Ukrainian counterparts, the waiting time at one checkpoint was estimated to be seven days.
El futuro de Ucrania en pausa, vigilancia en México y más lecturas para el fin de semana.
A force led by President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard is trying to recruit veterans of the paramilitary force, which mutinied against Russian military leaders and saw its leader killed in a plane crash.
The episode, which killed one and injured four others, comes amid a recent uptick in military activity and attacks in the Black Sea, a hot spot in the war between Russia and Ukraine.
The European Union’s executive arm recommended beginning membership talks with Ukraine on condition of some further changes in Kyiv.
Inside the highly secretive military branch responsible for protecting American interests in a vulnerable new domain.
The new speaker of the House is not a leader of substance, David Firestone of the editorial board argues.
With so much in the war against Russia hinging on refilling the ranks of soldiers, efforts are underway to draw more Ukrainian women into the army.
The Hungarian leader’s efforts have been undermined by setbacks for some of his political allies across Europe and deep divisions over the war in Ukraine.
Speaker Mike Johnson is facing many of the same challenges his predecessor did as he looks for a way to avoid a government shutdown that will be acceptable to his deeply divided conference.
A gathering in plain sight of so many soldiers was reckless, critics said, and evoked a rigid adherence to Soviet-era military tradition.
Maj. Gennadiy Chastyakov, an aide to Ukraine’s top commander, died when a grenade given to him as a gift blew up.
Ukrainians have been infantilized by the need to vie for international interest.
President Biden’s influence over Israel and Ukraine seems far more constrained than expected, given his central role as the supplier of arms and intelligence.
In another setback, Ukraine said 19 soldiers had been killed in a strike on a medals ceremony last week. Unusually, the ceremony had been held in the open, rather than a protected space.
Los acontecimientos de las últimas semanas entre Israel y Hamás han planteado para muchos lectores cuestiones profundas e irritantes que pueden ilustrar los límites y las fortalezas del derecho internacional.
Since Russian troops were pushed out of the city of Kherson, they have bombed it relentlessly. Closely held river operations could change that.
Across Africa and in parts of Asia, disruption to the supply chain for fertilizer is raising food prices and increasing malnutrition.
His four years as the senior military adviser to two presidents spanned an unusually chaotic period.
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President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia made highly choreographed appearances in an effort to project power and control, and U.S. officials suggested Gen. Sergei Surovikin was probably being held.
The country is a growing target for foreign espionage, the agency said, amid rising tensions over the war in Ukraine and rivalries between Washington and Beijing.
Mientras prestábamos atención a la pandemia, China y Ucrania, los caminos hacia la prosperidad y los intereses comunes se han oscurecido.
While the world’s eyes were on the pandemic, China and the war in Ukraine, the paths to prosperity and shared interests have grown murkier.
Reasons include a stronger supply of oil and weaker-than-expected demand, energy experts say. Some people are saving hundreds of dollars on fuel.
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.
Adding to crises like the pandemic, recent stress in the banking system is a new threat to world growth, experts at the organization said.
Also, Russia tries to cut off Bakhmut, and countries reach an ocean biodiversity deal.
Also, China’s attempt to erase “zero Covid” and Nigeria’s contested election.
Readers discuss a guest essay by Christopher Caldwell that blamed the U.S. for an escalation in the war. Also: Mask mandates; the next pandemic; YouTube.
Also, Adani Enterprises pulls its offering and soldiers die on both sides in Bakhmut.
Also, Russia’s resilient economy and Sri Lanka’s enduring struggle.
Also, Russian missile attacks in Ukraine and a major deal for Indian women’s cricket.
Also, another mass shooting in California and New Zealand’s next leader.
Also, China’s uncertain economic recovery.
The invasion of Ukraine, compounding the effects of the pandemic, has contributed to the ascent of a giant that defies easy alignment. It could be the decisive force in a changing global system.
Russia is isolated by its invasion of Ukraine and needs China more than ever. But China, facing a Covid crisis, is in no position to risk sanctions.
Ten charts to recap the trends and main events of 2022.
Also, Ukraine peace talks seem far-off.
Also, Ukraine is fighting to retake a city in the Donbas.
¿Se está acabando el mundo tal como lo conocíamos? ¿Lo sabrías, siquiera, antes de que fuera demasiado tarde?
Also, an emerging picture of China’s Covid crisis.
Also, Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to lead Israel again and the week in culture.
A big boost for the military, more aid for Ukraine, a preference for the lobster industry over whales and an overhaul of the Electoral Count Act are among the provisions in the 4,155-page bill lawmakers expect to pass this week.
In 2022, we debated the apocalypse.
The legislation would rescind the coronavirus vaccine mandate in defiance of the Biden administration’s wishes, and increase the defense budget $45 billion over the president’s request.
Plus, Iran abolishes the morality police and Russia vows to defy an oil price cap.
Plus: Kyiv in darkness, South Africa in turmoil and the week in culture.
Plus China cracks down on protests and the U.S. pledges more aid to Ukraine.
Plus Ukraine updates, a U.S.-Iran World Cup preview and a “She Said” interview.
Readers discuss a guest essay about recent misdeeds by four billionaires. Also: Pandemic cautions; moderate Republicans; Russian brutality in Ukraine.
The request comes as lawmakers are beginning to work out the details of a sprawling spending package that must become law before Dec. 16 to avoid a government shutdown.
Plus Russia says it is retreating from Kherson City and markets try to parse China’s “zero Covid.”
When Russia closed its airspace, it upended the decades-long strategy for making Finland a European travel hub to and from the East.
Plus President Biden’s security strategy and Myanmar cracks down on journalists.
Readers respond to the latest Russian attacks in Ukraine. Also: The wonders of math; pandemic spending; Republicans and crime.
Plus funerals for rampage victims in Thailand and a Covid spike in China
“Govs. Greg Abbott and Ron DeSantis are using asylum seekers as political tools,” a reader writes. Also: President Biden and the pandemic; abortion prosecutors; arms for Ukraine.
The country’s economy has been very hard hit by cascading crises which have disrupted worldwide trade.
Readers discuss new aspects of the workplace during the pandemic. Also: A political balance; Vladimir Putin and Mikhail Gorbachev; student newspapers.
Speaking to “60 Minutes,” the president also declared the Covid-19 pandemic to be “over” in the United States.
El filántropo habló sobre cómo la pandemia y los efectos de la guerra en Ucrania están retrasando el progreso.
The philanthropist on how the pandemic and the effects of the war in Ukraine are setting back progress.
The threat to Europe’s industrial might and living standards is particularly acute as policymakers race to decouple the continent from Russia’s power sources.
Plus India’s growing economy and China’s “zero-Covid” trap.
The request to Congress comes as lawmakers face a Sept. 30 deadline to finish annual funding bills for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1.
Soaring needs and wealthy countries’ focus on Ukraine have left aid agencies with too little money to address the world’s other crises, forcing them to cut programs.
Readers debate the party’s strategy of supporting far-right G.O.P. candidates it thinks it can beat. Also: Covid and schools; Ukraine’s students; Kansas and abortion.
Plus Russia prepares for show trials and Taiwan does not rise to China’s provocations.
Plus new details about explosions in Crimea and revelations about the victims of Seoul’s floods.
The departure of a grain-filled vessel from Odesa was hailed as a victory against global hunger. But experts say the crisis is so big that no single advance can reverse it.
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Russia looks to Africa.
Cuando han transcurrido más de dos años de la peor pandemia en un siglo, los gobiernos intentan sobrellevar la extraña combinación de un crecimiento económico menguante y precios al alza.
Well more than two years into the worst pandemic in a century, the accompanying economic shock continues to assault global fortunes.
Una tormenta perfecta ocasionada por el cambio climático, la guerra europea y la covid han hecho que los franceses tengan que buscar alternativas.
A perfect storm of climate change, a European war and Covid have left the French scrambling for alternatives.
Plus the conviction of an ailing Hong Kong activist and President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming trip to Iran.
Plus Ukrainian civilians bear the brunt of Russia’s war and new details after Shinzo Abe’s death.
Plus Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong and Ukraine takes back Snake Island.
No single country can solve the problem of rising food and fuel costs.
A reader praises the former vice president; another reluctantly suggests pardoning Donald Trump. Also: Ukraine what-ifs; Covid mandates; paid internships.
Plus the Fed raised interest rates and a video of an assault in China went viral.
The key Ukrainian city lost its last bridge as fighting intensifies.
The unrelenting march higher continues as the average price touches a new milestone, according to AAA.
“For many countries, recession will be hard to avoid,” David Malpass, head of the bank, said.
Plus Hindus try to flee Kashmir and Taipei commemorates Tiananmen Square.