Ukraine war – latest: Russia facing calls for war crimes tribunal over mass graves

Russia is facing calls for an international war crimes tribunal after the discovery of mass graves in Ukraine. It comes as the Ministry of Defence questioned whether Russian frontline forces have “sufficient reserves or adequate morale” to withstand another concerted assault in the east of the country. Any substantial loss […]

Ukraine liberates more towns, pushes for Russian troops to keep surrendering: Live updates

The Ukraine military claimed Tuesday that it had downed one of Russia’s Iran-built drones as Kyiv’s counteroffensive continued to drive back the invaders from northeastern towns occupied since the early weeks of the war. The Ukrainian military published images of wreckage from the drone, encountered near Kupiansk in Kharkiv province, […]

Ukraine intends to push Russia entirely out, Zelenskyy says as counteroffensive continues

Ukraine’s goal is to rid Russia’s presence from its entire country, Prime Minister Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in an interview that aired Sunday. “Our main goal is to de-occupy our whole territory,” Zelenskyy said through a translator on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS.” “The main goal is de-occupation. We just cannot allow […]

U.S. Treasury’s Yellen stresses need for high-impact projects to rebuild Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Friday underscored the need for a broad coalition of partners to help Ukraine recover and rebuild after Russia’s invasion, with a focus on near-term, high-impact projects, the Treasury Department said. During a virtual meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys […]

Russia could use its oil to buy weapons from North Korea as sanctions limit the Kremlin’s ability to resupply its military, analysts say

Russia could use its oil to buy weapons from North Korea, analysts said, as sanctions limit the Kremlin’s ability to resupply its military.  The Pentagon confirmed a New York Times report that said Russia is looking to buy millions of artillery shells and rockets from North Korea. “Russia has traditionally […]