02 Jan 2023

Ukraine claims hundreds of Russian troops killed in strike; Moscow says 63 died

Just after midnight on Sunday, New Year’s Day, an apparent Ukrainian strike reportedly killed a large number of Russian troops. The strike targeted Russian-occupied eastern Ukraine at a vocational school housing Russian conscripts. The attack has been confirmed by both Ukrainian and pro-Russian military bloggers and former officials, however, the

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30 Dec 2022

Russia Follows Ukraine Missile Barrage With Wave of Armed Drones

Overnight, Russia launched more than one dozen armed drones targeting Ukrainian cities and infrastructure. The missiles struck and set fire to a district government building in Kyiv, according to Ukrainian authorities. Ukrainian air defenses were successful in mitigating and shooting down at least 16 of the drones, two of which

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16 Dec 2022

Kyiv says Russia planning major ground offensive in new year

Ukraine has accused Moscow of planning a ground offensive for early in the new year, despite recent Russian military setbacks. Senior officials alongside President Volodymyr Zelensky have warned that Kyiv and its allies must protect themselves from complacency. The offensive could occur in the eastern Donbas region, the south or

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02 Dec 2022

Russia demands annexations recognised before talks

Russia says the West’s refusal to recognize the annexations of parts of Ukraine makes negotiating peace talks harder. The Kremlin is open to negotiations but not on the West’s demand to pull out of Ukraine.  Russia has illegally annexed four regions of Ukraine at the end of September, without controlling

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06 Oct 2022

Russian Missiles Hit Civilian Targets in Southeastern Ukraine

Early this morning, Russian missiles struck the city center of the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia, killing at least one person. Ukraine’s security forces are currently reclaiming more territory from Moscow, senior Ukrainian officials have reported. The airstrike consisted of at least seven missiles that his a series of apartment buildings.

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29 Jul 2022

Russia says 40 Ukrainian prisoners killed in blast

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, 40 Ukrainian prisoners-of-war were killed when Ukraine shelled a prison in separatist-held Donetsk. In the rocket strike, 75 others were also injured. The strike was on a prison camp in Olenivka.  Ukraine has accused Russia of shelling the prison and claimed that Moscow was

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25 Jul 2022

Russian investigator says 92 Ukrainians charged

92 members of the Ukrainian armed forces have been charged with crimes against humanity by Moscow. Alexander Bastrykin, the head of Russia’s investigative committee has stated that over 1,300 investigations have begun into war crimes committed by Ukrainian troops. Bastrykin proposed an international tribunal that is supported by Iran, Syria

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21 Jul 2022

Ukraine Faces Shortfall in Weapons as It Gears Up for First Major Counteroffensive

The Ukrainian military is gearing up for a new offensive along the southern front, looking to reclaim regions near the Black Sea coast. This area is critical to the country’s security and economy. However, the country is facing a weapons shortage that is impacting its ability to fight off Russian

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13 May 2022

Russian soldiers seen shooting dead unarmed civilians

CCTV footage has revealed that Russian soldiers are targeting and shooting dead unarmed Ukrainian civilians in the ongoing conflict between the two countries that has resulted in millions of refugees fleeing the country. The BBC has obtained footage of Lenoid Pliats, a bicycle shop security guard, and his boss being

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11 May 2022

US to provide more than $800M in new humanitarian assistance to Syria

The US has announced plans to allocate more than $800 million in new humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people. The aid aims to continue to help those impacted by the Syrian war, according to US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Thomas-Greenfield read a statement confirming the aid package in

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