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‘Creating chaos’: Zelenskiy’s adviser outlines Ukraine’s military strategy

Ukraine is engaged in a counteroffensive aimed at creating “chaos within Russian forces” by striking at the invaders’ supply lines deep into occupied territories, according to a key adviser to the president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Mykhailo Podolyak told the Guardian there could be more attacks in the “next two or three months” similar to Tuesday’s mysterious […]

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Ukraine’s ‘Best Pilot’ Anton Lystopad Killed While Fighting Russian Forces

Captain Anton Lystopad was awarded the title of the best pilot of Ukraine’s air force in 2019. One of Ukraine’s top fighter pilots has been killed in combat, according to a Facebook post by his former college in Ivano-Frankivsk in western part of the country. Captain Anton Lystopad was awarded the title of the best […]

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War, gas prices to halt a third of Ukraine’s sugar refineries

Sugar products are seen at a supermarket in Kiev, Ukraine, April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 16 (Reuters) – A third of Ukraine’s refineries will not operate in the coming sugar production year due to war and high gas prices, producers’ union Ukrtsukor said on […]

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Ukraine’s Black Sea deal also helps Russian farmers, economy

With much fanfare, ship after ship loaded with grain has sailed from Ukraine after being stuck in the country’s Black Sea ports for nearly six months. More quietly, a parallel wartime deal met Moscow’s demands to clear the way for its wheat to get to the world, too, boosting an industry vital to Russia’s economy […]

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Russia’s invasion has highlighted Ukraine’s nation-building progress

Ukraine has made tremendous progress during its three decades as an independent state. In recent months, the country’s remarkably resilient response to Russia’s invasion has served to highlight how far Ukraine has come since the chaotic early years of the post-Soviet era. This progress will be in the spotlight on August 24 when Ukrainians celebrate […]

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Russian forces pound Ukraine’s Donetsk region

Heavy Russian shelling around Donetsk region -Ukraine military Russians threatening Zaporizhzhia are ‘targets’ -Zelenskiy Humanitarian cargo due to set sail for Ethiopia KYIV, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces reported heavy Russian shelling and attempts to advance on several towns in the eastern region of Donetsk that has become a key focus of the near […]

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Ukraine’s world beating boxing pipeline takes a hit

LVIV (UKRAINE) : The morning after Russia invaded Ukraine, Dmitry Sosnovsky, a storied national boxing coach, gathered with 15 boxers and trainers in their gym here to decide what to do. First article Source link

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Analysis: A three-week drive around Ukraine’s front lines taught me this: The tide of the war is unlikely to turn any time soon

Three weeks of driving from south to east in this sprawling country through front line villages, towns, past trenches and along hedgerows which are this wars strategic equivalent of high ground, is an education, and one that Russian President Vladimir Putin could use. Almost six months on, the disastrous war that he launched is stagnating. […]

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Four Russian Drones and Attack Aircraft Destroyed in Eastern Ukraine – KyivPost – Ukraine’s Global Voice

Published Aug. 13 at 7:47 pm Photo credit: Joint Forces Task Force The air defense units of the Land Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed four enemy Orlan-10 UAVs and a Su-25 attack aircraft in the east over the past day. “Over the past day, the air defense units of the Land Forces […]

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Russia claims full control of Pisky village in Ukraine’s Donetsk region – Ifax

MOSCOW, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Russian forces have taken full control of Pisky, a village on the outskirts in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, Interfax cited the Russian defence ministry as saying on Saturday. Reuters was not able to immediately verify the report. Russian and pro-Russian forces had reported that they had taken full control of Pisky […]