Russia-Ukraine war updates: Mariupol resistance appears near end; officials say Luhansk school bombed

Russia-Ukraine war updates: Mariupol resistance appears near end; officials say Luhansk school bombed

First lady Jill Biden receives flowers from Olena Zelenska, wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, outside a school in Uzhhorod, a Ukrainian town along the border with Slovakia, on May… Read more
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Infrastructure struck across Ukraine; fear for civilians left in Mariupol

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Infrastructure struck across Ukraine; fear for civilians left in Mariupol

When their house in Mariupol was hit, this family knew they had to escape to western Ukraine. (Video: Erin Patrick O’Connor, Whitney Shefte/The Washington Post) Today at 12: 15 a.m.… Read more
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Russian forces pushed away from Kharkiv; international effort to evacuate Mariupol resumes

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Russian forces pushed away from Kharkiv; international effort to evacuate Mariupol resumes

Dozens of Ukrainian civilians arrived at a temporary camp in a Russian-held territory on May 2 after being evacuated from a steel plant in Mariupol. (Video: Reuters) Today at 12:… Read more
Russia is using dolphins to protect Black Sea naval base, satellite photos suggest

Russia is using dolphins to protect Black Sea naval base, satellite photos suggest

Placeholder while article actions load Satellite photos show Russia has placed trained dolphins at the entrance to a key Black Sea port, in a move that may be designed to… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: New deadline for Mariupol surrender nears; West sends fighter jets to Kyiv

Russia-Ukraine live updates: New deadline for Mariupol surrender nears; West sends fighter jets to Kyiv

Russia declared April 19 that the “next phase” of the war in Ukraine was underway, prompting Western leaders to pledge more military support. (Video: Reuters) Today at 12: 20 a.m.… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Zelensky calls for help investigating ‘butchers and looters’

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Zelensky calls for help investigating ‘butchers and looters’

Here’s what to know Russia is “revising its war aims” to focus its offensive operations in eastern and southern Ukraine, U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said. The International Committee… Read more
Are you keeping up with the Russia-Ukraine crises? This is the history you should know.

Are you keeping up with the Russia-Ukraine crises? This is the history you should know.

For weeks, Western officials warned that a massive buildup of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine signaled a plan by Moscow to invade. A full-scale Russian invasion is now… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Kremlin’s forces near Kyiv as Kharkiv faces heaviest shelling since invasion began

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Kremlin’s forces near Kyiv as Kharkiv faces heaviest shelling since invasion began

Kharkiv remains under Ukrainian control but is “surrounded” by Russian troops, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov told The Washington Post. Residents in Kyiv were bracing themselves for an assault as the… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: U.S. prepares fresh sanctions on Kremlin as escalation is blasted at U.N.

Russia-Ukraine live updates: U.S. prepares fresh sanctions on Kremlin as escalation is blasted at U.N.

The United States and its allies are gearing up to impose a fresh set of sanctions on Russia after Moscow formally recognized two breakaway enclaves in eastern Ukraine and sent… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian forces stay in Belarus; Biden to convene NSC about invasion threat

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian forces stay in Belarus; Biden to convene NSC about invasion threat

The NSC meeting lasted a little over two hours, with Vice President Harris calling in from Air Force Two on her way back to Washington from Munich, an administration official… Read more