Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukraine abandons defense of besieged steel plant

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukraine abandons defense of besieged steel plant

Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Anna Malyar said on May 16 that 53 seriously wounded soldiers were evacuated to Russian-occupied Novoazovsk. (Video: Reuters, Photo: Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters) Updated May 17, 2022 at… Read more
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Putin prepared for ‘prolonged conflict,’ war could grow more volatile in coming months, U.S. says

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Putin prepared for ‘prolonged conflict,’ war could grow more volatile in coming months, U.S. says

A shopping center and warehouse in Odessa were heavily damaged in strikes that Ukrainian officials said were carried out by Russian forces on May 9. (Video: The Washington Post) Yesterday… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian warship sinks; Mariupol faces key battles

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian warship sinks; Mariupol faces key battles

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on April 13 that the U.S. supports an international genocide investigation into Russia’s war on Ukraine. (Video: Reuters, Photo: Reuters) Yesterday at 12:… Read more
Russia-Ukraine: Russia is suspended from the U.N. Human Rights Council; E.U. approves coal phaseout

Russia-Ukraine: Russia is suspended from the U.N. Human Rights Council; E.U. approves coal phaseout

Residents of Borodyanka, a city in Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine, surveyed the destruction after the withdrawal of Russian occupiers in early April. (Video: Joshua Carroll/The Washington Post, Photo: The Washington Post)… Read more
Russia-Ukraine: Biden is skeptical about Russia’s promise to “drastically reduce” its aggression

Russia-Ukraine: Biden is skeptical about Russia’s promise to “drastically reduce” its aggression

” “I don’t understand it until I look at their actions,” Biden said of Russia‚Äôs pledge. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesperson, echoed these sentiments and said that no one should… Read more
Besieged Mariupol video shows emotional and physical devastation.

Besieged Mariupol video shows emotional and physical devastation.

In Mariupol (Ukraine), Russian tanks attack apartment buildings. High-rise blocks are in flames. Artillery shells have left fields pockmarked. Doctors dodge sniper fire. Mass graves are used to bury the… Read more
Historic rain and mudslides in Brazilian city kill at least 94

Historic rain and mudslides in Brazilian city kill at least 94

A relentless downpour in a mountainous region of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state triggered flooding and massive mudslides that have killed at least 94 people, authorities said Wednesday, as they… Read more