Ukrainians taken captive by Russia say they were held in brutal conditions: ‘Everyone was beaten’

ODESA, Ukraine — Torture, beatings and neglect: Ukrainian service members captured during Russia’s invasion may be lucky to be back home alive, but their physical and emotional scars could plague them for years. One such soldier is Mykhaylo, 20, who said he hadn’t finished his military training when attack helicopters […]

Ukrainians taken captive by Russia say they were held in brutal conditions: ‘Everyone was beaten’

ODESA, Ukraine — Torture, beatings and neglect: Ukrainian service members captured during Russia’s invasion may be lucky to be back home alive, but their physical and emotional scars could plague them for years. One such soldier is Mykhaylo, 20, who said he hadn’t finished his military training when attack helicopters […]

Politics latest news: Sturgeon’s independence plan descends into chaos over majority vote claim

Queen Elizabeth II receives First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon during an audience at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh today – Jane Barlow/PA Nicola Sturgeon’s renewed push for Scottish independence descended into confusion today after her deputy suggested the First Minister could demand breakaway talks with Boris Johnson even […]