Guterres acknowledged the failure of U.N. institutions, primarily the Security Council, to resolve the humanitarian crisis in the port – earlier this week he said he had secured a commitment from Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin to allow the U.N. to oversee an evacuation.
Apr 29, 2022
Germany embarks on a dramatic reversal of its previous reluctance to supply weapons, agreeing to dispatch dozens of armoured anti-aircraft vehicles to the ex-Soviet state.
Apr 27, 2022
Ukrainian officials proposed new talks with Russia – specifically on tackling the long-running humanitarian crisis in Mariupol. But Moscow said nothing about the appeal.
Apr 25, 2022
Two straight days of attacks on the Ukrainian capital have given pause to tentative signs of pre-war life re-emerging in the city following Russia’s announced pivot towards a new offensive in the eastern Donbas region.
Apr 17, 2022
Kadyrov has been among the most vocal supporters of Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine. Thousands of "Kadyrovtsy", an armed militia formally integrated in Russia’s law enforcement, but de-facto loyal to Kadyrov, have been fighting in Ukraine
Apr 12, 2022
Analysts said the agreement bode well for rapid progress in clinching a treaty and quelling nationalist sentiment preventing its signature. They also suggested that although the EU sponsored the talks, Russia would maintain play an important role in overseeing a settlement in the region.
Apr 8, 2022
Ukrainian officials urged residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions still under their control to leave while they could as the Pentagon said its intelligence showed Russian forces had now abandoned all their positions around Kyiv and the northern city of Chernihiv.
Apr 7, 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden said the discovery of the dead civilians was “outrageous” and said Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin should face a war trial.
Apr 5, 2022
Ukraine was bracing for an intensification of Russian activity in the eastern Donbas region after Russian suggestions that it intended to concentrate its efforts on “liberating” those Russian-speaking areas in the east of the country.
Mar 31, 2022
Ukrainian forces made progress in pushing back the Russian invaders, recapturing towns north and west of the capital and in central Ukraine
Mar 29, 2022