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Proclamations and promises as the EU caravan rolls into Kyiv

This article is an onsite version of our Europe Express newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every weekday and Saturday morning Good morning. In EU corruption news, the European parliament has complied with a police request to lift the immunity of Italian socialist Andrea Cozzolino and his Belgian […]

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Calls for banned weapons probe as Kyiv readies for huge new

A Russian colonel has claimed that an “intensive knocking out” of Ukrainian forces in Bakhmut is “underway” as the city has been “embraced from three sides”, according to the Russian state-owned publications Tass. Colonel Vitaly Kiselev, who Tass identified as a military expert from the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), told the Russian publication: “Bakhmut has […]

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Senior Kyiv officials face jail as Zelensky purges ranks over

Boris Johnson visits Ukraine amid fresh sleaze allegations For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has announced personnel changes are being carried out at senior and lower levels, following the most […]

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Russia’s Wagner to Send Kyiv Bodies of Soldiers Killed in Soledar

(Reuters) – The private Russian military group Wagner plans to send the bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in the captured town of Soledar to territory held by Ukraine, a website linked to the group’s founder Yevgeny Prigozhin reported on Saturday. Wagner said on Jan. 11 it had captured Soledar, and Russian-installed authorities in […]

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US urges Kyiv to halt massive attack on Russia after Wagner HQ

The United States has expressed doubts about whether Kyiv has the ability to drive out Russian troops from its territory this year. Speculation has been mounting that Ukraine will launch a massive spring offensive to reclaim occupied territory seized by Moscow. However those hopes appeared to be dealt a major blow on Friday, after Western […]

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Russia claims progress in eastern Ukraine; Kyiv craves tanks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia claimed Friday to have captured a village in eastern Ukraine as part of its intense, monthslong push toward the city of Bakhmut, while Ukraine’s allies failed to resolve a dispute about whether to send advanced battle tanks that the country avidly desires. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said the […]

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Germany refuses Kyiv its tanks as EU chief warns of ‘massive

NATO defence ministers must make “strong decisions” during Friday’s Ramstein meeting to discuss further military support of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. In his nightly address on Thursday, Mr Zelensky said his country awaited a “decision from one European capital that will activate the prepared chains of cooperation on tanks”. The comment appears to […]

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Ukraine war: Allies to meet as Kyiv requests tank donations

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Helicopter Crash Near Kyiv Kills 15, Including Interior Minister

Ukraine’s interior minister died Wednesday in a helicopter crash near the capital that killed at least another 14 people, including other officials and three children, authorities said. Interior Minister Denys Monastyrskyi, who oversaw Ukraine’s police and emergency services, is the most senior official to die since Russia invaded nearly 11 months ago. His death, along with two […]

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Ukraine live briefing: Helicopter crash near Kyiv kills at least

At least 16 people, including Ukrainian Interior Minister Denis Monastyrsky and other ministry officials, died Wednesday in a helicopter crash near a kindergarten in Brovary, a city near Kyiv, Ukraine’s national police said. Police said that two children were among those killed and that 22 victims, including 10 children, were hospitalized. They said an emergency […]