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Ukraine-Russia War

Russian men are looking to avoid military service

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) – Danila Davydov said he left Russia within weeks of the Kremlin sending troops into Ukraine because he feared having to fight in a war he doesn’t support. Original article by Reuters The 22-year-old digital artist who had been living in St Petersburg said that as the conflict dragged on he […]

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Russia hammers Ukraine’s Donetsk region after seizing Luhansk

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine/KYIV, July 5 (Reuters) – Russian forces struck targets across Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region on Tuesday, a day after President Vladimir Putin declared victory in the neighbouring province of Luhansk after months of gruelling attritional warfare in which both sides lost many men. Original article on Reuters By Simon Lewis and Max Hunder Donetsk […]

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Ukrainian troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

KYIV, May 31 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces were holding out in Sievierodonetsk on Tuesday, resisting Russia’s all-out assault to capture a bombed-out wasteland that Moscow has made the principal objective of its invasion in recent days. Original article on Reuters by By Pavel Polityuk and Max Hunder Both sides said Russian forces now controlled between a […]

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Ukraine pushes Russian troops back in counter-offensive in east

KHARKIV, Ukraine, May 10 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces had recaptured villages from Russian troops, pressing a major counter-offensive in the northeast of the country that could signal a shift in the war’s momentum and jeopardise Russia’s main advance. Original artile on Reuters.com By Jonathan Landay Tetiana Apatchenko, press officer for the […]

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U.S. relieved as China appears to heed warnings on Russia

WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) – Two months after warning that Beijing appeared poised to help Russia in its fight against Ukraine, senior U.S. officials say they have not detected overt Chinese military and economic support, a welcome development in the tense U.S.-China relationship. Original article on Reuters By Steve Holland, Trevor Hunnicutt and David Brunnstrom […]

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Three in four Americans back arms shipments to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) – Seventy-three percent of Americans support U.S. efforts to supply Ukraine with weapons, the highest level of support since Russia invaded its neighbor in February, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll completed on Tuesday. Original article on Reuters by By Jason Lange The two-day poll comes as the United States and its […]

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Ukraine says first civilians killed in Lviv, Mariupol holds out

LVIV/KYIV, April 18 (Reuters) – Ukraine said a Russian missile attack killed seven people in Lviv on Monday, the first civilian victims in the western city, and the commander of Ukrainian forces holding out in the devastated port city of Mariupol appealed to the pope for help. Original article on Reuters By Oleksandr Kozhukhar and […]

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Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

April 14 (Reuters) – Russia said on Thursday the flagship of its Black Sea fleet was seriously damaged and its crew evacuated following an explosion that a Ukrainian official said was the result of a missile strike. Original article from Reuters By Pavel Polityuk and Oleksandr Kozhukhar Russia’s defence ministry said a fire on the […]

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Swedish prosecutors open preliminary investigation into war crimes in Ukraine

STOCKHOLM, April 5 (Reuters) – Swedish prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into possible war crimes in Ukraine and urged witnesses to come forward, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Tuesday. The authority said the purpose of the investigation was to secure evidence as early as possible that could be used in Swedish or international […]

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Russian soldiers accidentally shot down their own plane and are struggling with low morale, UK spy chief claims

In prepared remarks set to be delivered on Thursday, the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters’ director Sir Jeremy Fleming said that Russian soldiers are “refusing to carry out orders, sabotaging their own equipment, and even accidentally shooting down their own aircraft.” Original article on businessinsider.com by Azmi Haroun “It’s only 36 days since Vladimir Putin launched an unprovoked […]