‘The impossible’: Ukraine’s secret, deadly rescue missions:

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – As was his habit before each flight, the veteran Ukrainian army pilot ran a hand along the fuselage of his Mi-8 helicopter, caressing the heavy transporter’s metal skin to bring luck to him and his crew. They would need it. Their destination – a besieged steel mill in the brutalized city … Read more

‘The impossible’: Ukraine’s secret, deadly rescue missions:

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – As was his habit before each flight, the veteran Ukrainian army pilot ran a hand along the fuselage of his Mi-8 helicopter, caressing the heavy transporter’s metal skin to bring luck to him and his crew. They would need it. Their destination – a besieged steel mill in the brutalized city … Read more

Russian missile strikes hit Kyiv as Putin warns West against arming Ukraine:

Kyiv, Ukraine: – Russia took aim at Western military supplies for: Ukraine: with airstrikes in Kyiv on Sunday that it said destroyed tanks donated from abroad, as President Vladimir Putin warned that any Western deliveries of long-range rocket systems to Ukraine would prompt Moscow to hit “objects that we have not yet struck.” The cryptic … Read more

Deadly secret: Electronic warfare shapes Russia-Ukraine war:

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – On Ukraine’s battlefields:, the simple act of powering up a cellphone can beckon a rain of deathly skyfall. Artillery radar and remote controls for unmanned aerial vehicles may also invite fiery shrapnel showers. This is electronic warfare, a critical but largely invisible aspect of Russia war against Ukraine. Military commanders largely … Read more

War Crimes Watch: Targeting schools, Russia bombs the future:

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – As she lay buried under the rubble, her legs broken and eyes blinded by blood and thick clouds of dust, all Inna Levchenko could hear was screams. It was 12:15 pm on March 3, and moments earlier a blast had pulverized the school where she’d taught for 30 years. Amid relentless … Read more

Live updates |: Putin comments on Sweden, Finland in NATO:

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia “does not have a problem” with Sweden or Finland as they apply for NATO membership but that it will react to any military expansion in the countries. Discussing Finland and Sweden, Putin said that Russia “does not have a problem with these states. And therefore in this … Read more

‘This tears my soul apart’: A Ukrainian boy and a killing:

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) – As he listened to his father die, the boy lay still on the asphalt. His elbow burned where a bullet had pierced him. His thumb stung from being grazed. Another killing was in progress on a lonely street in Bucha, the community on the outskirts of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, where bodies … Read more

‘This tears my soul apart’: A Ukrainian boy and a killing:

BUCHA, Ukraine (AP) – As he listened to his father die, the boy lay still on the asphalt. His elbow burned where a bullet had pierced him. His thumb stung from being grazed. Another killing was in progress on a lonely street in Bucha, the community on the outskirts of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, where bodies … Read more

Pelosi meets with Ukraine president in Kyiv:

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) – US Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has met with Ukraine’s president during a visit to the country embattled capital, Kyiv. Pelosi, second in line to the presidency after the vice president, is the highest-ranking American leader to visit Ukraine since the start of the war, and her visit … Read more