Tag Archives: Ukraine

The Roots of the Ukraine War: How the Crisis Developed – www.nytimes.com


Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is the biggest military mobilization in Europe since World War II. Here’s a guide to how it came about, and what’s at stake for Russia, the U.S. and NATO. It felt like a scene from the Cold War, a perilous episode from a bygone era. An unpredictable Russian leader was amassing […]

Russo-Ukrainian War


This article is about the ongoing war. For the 1917–1921 war, see Soviet–Ukrainian War. For the most recent large-scale invasion, see 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Russo-Ukrainian crisis” redirects here. For other uses, see Russo-Ukrainian crisis (disambiguation). The Russo-Ukrainian War is an ongoing war between Russia (together with pro-Russian separatist forces) and Ukraine. It began […]

UN head decries ‘horrific’ attack of Mariupol hospital: Live News – aljazeera.com

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Antonio Guterres says ‘senseless violence must stop’ as bombing of children’s hospital in Mariupol draws condemnation. Pentagon reaffirms US opposition to Poland’s offer to send fighter jets to Ukraine, saying transfer risks escalating crisis. UN officials condemn bombing of children’s hospital in besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Ukraine has accused Russia of bombing the children’s hospital and maternity ward, […]

Obstacles and Opportunities


A close and constructive US-Russia relationship is difficult to imagine in the near future, but a careful look reveals a more nuanced landscape of obstacles and opportunity. One of the biggest challenges is mutual suspicion. Some 68 percent of Russians view the US as their country’s main enemy, according to the Levada Center, and in […]

Russia-Ukraine live news: Moscow blocking access to Facebook – aljazeera.com


As war continues, Kyiv and Moscow trade accusations at UN over attack on Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. NATO rejects Ukrainian calls to establish a “no-fly zone” amid Russian attacks. Multiple news outlets say they will pause their work inside Russia citing a new law that could mean jail for those found to be intentionally spreading […]

In New York, home to more Ukrainian immigrants than any U.S. city, residents mobilize to send support – Washingtonpost


NEW YORK — The Gatsby Social Club is a red-walled hideaway in Brooklyn where young Eastern European immigrants gather for mafia-themed role-playing games over coffee. But after an urgent appeal posted on social media this week, the club morphed into a factory churning out humanitarian supplies for Ukraine. Volunteers skipped work and ditched classes to […]

Putin Puts Nuclear Forces On High Alert, Escalating Tensions – Wolrd News


The Russian president’s directive came as his forces encountered strong resistance from Ukraine defenders. More Posts: Key questions after Putin’s nuclear announcement KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — President Vladimir Putin dramatically escalated East-West tensions by ordering Russian nuclear forces put on high alert Sunday, while Ukraine’s embattled leader agreed to talks with Moscow as Putin’s troops […]