Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukrainian leaders urge caution as Victory Day approaches

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukrainian leaders urge caution as Victory Day approaches

Russia celebrates the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany on May 9 with a parade, fireworks and speeches, but this year all eyes are on Vladimir Putin. (Video: Jason Aldag/The… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Red Cross renews Mariupol evacuation push; Russian pullback reported near Kyiv

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Red Cross renews Mariupol evacuation push; Russian pullback reported near Kyiv

An adviser to the president urged Ukrainians to prepare for “difficult fights” ahead in Mariupol and in southern and eastern parts of Ukraine, where evacuation efforts were still underway. The… Read more
Ukrainian cellist plays somber musical tribute amid the rubble of Kharkiv

Ukrainian cellist plays somber musical tribute amid the rubble of Kharkiv

Surrounded by broken windows, bombed-out buildings and rubble, Ukrainian cellist Denys Karachevtsev casts a striking figure as he plays a somber Bach melody in a haunting musical tribute to his… Read more
How to interpret Biden’s initial call with China’s Xi about Ukraine.

How to interpret Biden’s initial call with China’s Xi about Ukraine.

The call was part the urgent U.S. effort against any Chinese attempts to offer economic or military assistance to Russia. This is as America and its allies attempt to cut… Read more
Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine see progress as Lavrov suggests ‘hope’ for a ‘compromise’

Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine see progress as Lavrov suggests ‘hope’ for a ‘compromise’

Officials from both Russia and Ukraine expressed cautious optimism Wednesday that peace talks were making progress toward ending almost three weeks of fighting across Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said… Read more
U.N. nuclear watchdog says it has lost contact with Chernobyl’s monitoring systems

U.N. nuclear watchdog says it has lost contact with Chernobyl’s monitoring systems

Ukraine’s closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been disconnected from the nation’s power grid by Russian forces, Ukraine’s state-owned grid operator UkreneDirgo said Wednesday, potentially jeopardizing the cooling of nuclear… Read more