Russian invasion of Ukraine

Russian invasion of Ukraine

Russian missiles kill 2, wound 7 in Ukraine

Kyiv yesterday said that Russia had launched more than a dozen cruise missiles at Ukraine overnight in Moscow’s latest aerial barrage that left two dead and several wounded.

1d ago

Russia attacks Ukraine with 48 drones

Russia launched a major drone attack on southern, central and eastern Ukrainian regions, damaging privately-owned and commercial buildings as well as infrastructure, Kyiv officials said yesterday.

3d ago

Two killed by Russian shelling in Kherson: Ukraine

Ukraine said yesterday that two people had been killed by Russian shelling in the southern city of Kherson, the latest fatalities in months of persistent shelling by Moscow’s forces.

4d ago

Ukraine downs 18 Russian drones

Ukraine’s air force said yesterday that it shot down 18 out of 23 Iranian-made Shahed drones and one missile that Russia fired at its territory overnight.

5d ago

Russia strikes Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region

One person was killed, 10 were wounded and four appeared to be trapped under rubble following overnight Russian missile attacks in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, Ukrainian interior minister Ihor Klymenko and regional officials said yesterday.

1w ago

Kyiv hit with largest Russian drone attack

Ukraine said yesterday it had downed 74 out of 75 Russian drones overnight, in what it said was the biggest such attack since the start of the invasion.

2w ago

Russia attacking Avdiivka ‘from all directions’

A third wave of Russian forces is attacking the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiivka and systematically shelling the centre of the industrial hub, its Ukrainian head said yesterday.

2w ago

Cold, mud and mice: Ukraine enters second winter of war

In a heated shelter near the eastern front line, Ukrainian serviceman, Dmytro, looked on as a mouse sniffed the air and then scuttled behind plastic sheeting insulating the walls and ceiling.

2w ago

Ukrainian army advances at Dnipro river

The Ukrainian army yesterday said it pushed Russian forces back “three to eight kilometres” from the banks of Dnipro river, which if confirmed would be the first meaningful advance by Kyiv’s forces months into a disappointing counteroffensive.

2w ago

Three Russian officers killed in Melitopol blast

Ukraine said yesterday a blast triggered by “local resistance movements” in the Moscow-controlled Ukrainian city of Melitopol the previous day killed Russian military officers at a headquarters of the occupation authorities.

3w ago

Moscow targets Kyiv after long period of calm

A missile targeted Kyiv yesterday, ending nearly two months of relative calm in the Ukrainian capital, while frontline regions fended off waves of drone attacks overnight.

4w ago

Russia still trying to encircle Avdiivka

Russian forces are fighting to surround the war-battered frontline town of Avdiivka and capture a strategically-located factory nearby, a Ukrainian military spokesman said yesterday.

4w ago

Russian drones hit Ukraine’s east, south

Russia launched a massive drone attack early yesterday, hitting critical infrastructure in the west and south of Ukraine and destroying private houses and commercial buildings in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, officials said.

118 Ukrainian settlements hit within 24 hours

Russia has shelled more than 100 settlements over the last 24 hours -- more than in any single day so far this year, Ukraine said yesterday.

Black Sea, Crimea: Russia downs 36 Ukrainian drones

Russian forces shot down 36 Ukrainian drones over the Black Sea and the Crimean peninsula overnight, Moscow’s Defence Ministry said yesterday.

Russia shells Ukraine’s Kherson

Russian forces heavily shelled the centre of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson yesterday, injuring eight people and destroying or damaging at least 15 buildings, a senior city official said.

Drones hit area near Ukraine nuke plant

A Russian drone attack damaged buildings near the Khmelnytskyi nuclear power plant in western Ukraine in the early hours of yesterday and 20 people were wounded, officials said.

6 killed as Russia strikes mail depot in northeastern Ukraine

Russian missile strikes killed at least six postal workers and wounded 17 others Saturday when they hit a mail depot in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region, officials said.

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