Russia fires more missiles, claims Kyiv hit its air bases

Russia fires more missiles, claims Kyiv hit its air bases

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Moscow unleashed another massive missile barrage in Ukraine on Monday, striking homes and buildings and killing civilians, hours after the Kremlin claimed Ukrainian drones struck two air bases deep inside Russian territory. The unprecedented attack in Russia threatened a major escalation of the nine-month war because it hit an airfield housing … Read more

Ukrainian police foil attempt to steal Banksy’s artwork in Kyiv suburb

Ukrainian police foil attempt to steal Banksy’s artwork in Kyiv suburb

Ukrainian police prevented a group of thieves from stealing a stencil by the renowned British street artist Banksy in Hostomel near Kyiv on Friday, according to local authorities. “They cut out the artwork (made) on the wall of a building destroyed by the Russians,” the governor of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, said in a … Read more

For profit or protection? Banksy painting near Kyiv nearly stolen | AJ #shorts – Al Jazeera English

For profit or protection? Banksy painting near Kyiv nearly stolen | AJ #shorts – Al Jazeera English

For profit or protection? Banksy painting near Kyiv nearly stolen | AJ #shorts  Al Jazeera English Group suspected of trying to steal Banksy mural in Ukraine arrested  CNN Police foil group trying to steal Banksy mural from Ukraine wall  BBC People try to steal Banksy mural in Ukraine  The Guardian View Full Coverage on Google News

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as wintry warfare looms

Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as wintry warfare looms

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces struck eastern and southern Ukraine early Sunday as utility crews scrambled to restore power, water and heating with the onset of snow and frigid temperatures, while civilians continued to leave the southern city of Kherson because of the devastation wreaked by recent attacks and their fears of more ahead. … Read more

Zelenskyy vows Ukraine “cannot be broken” as Russia bombs civilians into darkness, but runs short of missiles

Zelenskyy vows Ukraine “cannot be broken” as Russia bombs civilians into darkness, but runs short of missiles

Vinnytsia, Ukraine — Russia’s invading forces have left Kherson, but they’re still raining terror down on the southern Ukrainian city’s people. “I hate the Russians,” said Lilia, after finding her mother’s body. Natasha was killed just a few steps from the safety of her home by a Russian missile strike. Lilia’s father died hours later, … Read more

Bombed, not beaten: Ukraine’s capital flips to survival mode

Bombed, not beaten: Ukraine’s capital flips to survival mode

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of Ukraine’s bombed capital clutched empty bottles in search of water and crowded into cafés for power and warmth Thursday, switching defiantly into survival mode after new Russian missile strikes a day earlier plunged the city and much of the country into the dark. In scenes hard to believe in … Read more

Boris Johnson claims France was ‘in denial’ before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Boris Johnson claims France was ‘in denial’ before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

London CNN  —  Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has claimed France was “in denial” about the prospect of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and accused the German government of initially favoring a quick Ukrainian military defeat over a long conflict. Johnson told CNN’s partner network CNN Portugal on Monday that the attitudes of Western … Read more

Ukraine to civilians: Leave liberated areas before winter

Ukraine to civilians: Leave liberated areas before winter

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities have begun evacuating civilians from recently liberated sections of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, fearing that a lack of heat, power and water due to Russian shelling will make living conditions too difficult this winter. The World Health Organization concurred, warning that millions face a “life-threatening” winter in Ukraine. … Read more

Russia launches new Ukraine barrage as grain deal extended

Russia launches new Ukraine barrage as grain deal extended

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian airstrikes inflicted more damage on Ukraine on Thursday, with the latest barrage smashing into energy infrastructure, apartment buildings and an industrial site. At least four people were killed and more than a dozen others wounded in drone and missile strikes around the country, authorities said. Separately, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres … Read more

CIA director visits Kyiv amid Russian missile strikes across Ukraine

CIA director visits Kyiv amid Russian missile strikes across Ukraine

CNN  —  CIA Director Bill Burns traveled to Kyiv to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his intelligence counterparts on Tuesday, according to a US official. Burns, the official said, was safely in the US Embassy during Russian missile strikes across the country, including blasts that rocked the nation’s capital. The CIA director’s trip … Read more