Kyiv crews fight fires after deadly strike at apartment building

At least one person died and several were injured when a rocket hit a nine-story residential tower in Kyiv on Sunday morning, June 26, according to Ukrainian officials. Images from Ukraine’s State Emergency Service (SES) show emergency crews fighting fires on top of the blasted building, recovering casualties and searching through the wreckage. More than … Read more

Smoke rises above Kyiv after new strikes

Smoke rose above Kyiv, Ukraine, after several attacks hit the city for the first time in weeks on Sunday morning, June 26. Video filmed by Kyiv Post journalist Jay Beecher shows the scene. According to the Ukrainian emergency services, a nine-story building in Shevchenkivskyi district was among those affected. Suspilne reported one death and several … Read more

European Parliament APPROVES Ukraine’s candidacy to the EU… but it could take DECADES before the country joins

The European Parliament approved Ukraine’s attempt to join the EU in a vote supported by an overwhelming majority of MPs. Leaders of member states will meet in Brussels later today to discuss requests to formally grant Ukraine ‘candidate status’ to join the bloc, as Russian forces slowly advance in the eastern Donbas region. But some … Read more

Moscow threatens to attack ‘decision-making centres’ if Ukraine uses US rockets to hit Russia

Moscow says it will “have no choice” but to attack “decision-making centers” outside Ukraine if Kyiv uses US missiles against Russia. Moscow “will have no choice” but to attack “decision-making centers” outside Ukraine if Kyiv uses long-range missiles received from the US against Russian territory, warned Dmitry Medvedev. The former Russian president and current deputy … Read more

War in Ukraine: Russia’s top commander ‘has not been seen for two weeks’

Russia’s top commander in Ukraine has not been seen for two weeks and may no longer be in charge of the invasion, officials said. General Aleksandr Dvornikov, a war crime accused who helped Assad gas his own people in Syria, was chosen by Vladimir Putin to lead his armies in April after he was forced … Read more

Ukrainian boys dream of protecting the motherland

In the village of Stoianka, a few kilometers from the borders of the city of Kiev, war is always present for two friends – twelve-year-old Andrii and six-year-old Valentyn. As families and neighbors begin the task of rebuilding their homes and town, the two boys build checkpoints and trenches, aiming to one day defend their … Read more

War in Ukraine: Latest Developments

Here are the latest developments in the war in Ukraine: – Convicted Russian soldier – Vadim Shishimarin admitted to shooting 62-year-old civilian Oleksandr Shelipov to death in the early stages of the invasion of Moscow. His lawyer says he will appeal. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urges the international community to stop all trade with Russia, … Read more

Destroyed Russian tanks are displayed in Kiev

Pet goats were also among the spectators exploring the wrecked vehicles. A goat named Myra took the opportunity to nibble on a hat that belonged to a Russian soldier. Signs of normalcy have returned to the Ukrainian capital in recent weeks, with residents taking advantage of reduced curfew hours, reopening businesses and foreign countries returning … Read more

Russian soldier apologizes in court to widow of man he killed

The first Russian soldier on trial for war crimes since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has apologized in a Ukrainian court after pleading guilty to shooting and killing 62-year-old civilian Oleksandr Shelipov.

Ukrainian steelworks troops surrender as Russian soldier apologizes

US President Joe Biden welcomes Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson to the White House Russia said on Thursday that 1,730 Ukrainian soldiers surrendered this week at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, showing some emerging from crutches after a desperate battle that has become emblematic of the nearly three-month war. The … Read more