Russian | Ukraine Crisis

‘It Is Hell There’: Ukraine’s Zelensky Says Russia Has Completely Destroyed Donbas Region

Russian forces have bombarded areas of Ukraine’s eastern Donbas from land and air, killing at least 13 civilians. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said the assaults had...

Ukraine civilian deaths thousands higher than official toll, warns UN

The head of the UN human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine has warned that the civilian death toll in Ukraine is thousands higher than the official toll of 3,381,...

7.1 million internally displaced in Ukraine: UN

More than 7.1 million are estimated to have been internally displaced by Russia’s war in Ukraine, having fled their homes but remained in the country, the United...

Ukraine war: Zelensky tells UN of horrors of Russian invasion

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused the Russian military of carrying out the worst crimes since World War Two. He told the UN Security Council that...

BREAKING: Italy expels 30 Russian diplomats

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio announced on Tuesday that the government has decided to expel 30 Russian diplomats over concerns related to the country’s...

Russia-Ukraine war: Putin imposes visa restrictions on citizens of ‘unfriendly’ nations

In response to sanctions over Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to introduce visa restrictions for citizens of nations that Russia considers...

Russia exits Council of Europe over Ukraine Invasion

Russia on Wednesday ceased to be a member of the Council of Europe after over a quarter of a century of membership in the pan-European rights body after 26 years of...

Russia-Ukraine war: AfDB unveils $1bn plan to boost wheat production in Africa

The African Development Bank AfDB says it is planning to raise $1 billion dollars to boost wheat production in Africa to avert potential food shortages arising from...

Instagram no longer accessible in Russia

Instagram was inaccessible in Russia on Monday after Moscow accused its parent company Meta of allowing calls for violence against Russians, including the military, on...

Second Ukraine Mayor Abducted By Russian Troops

A Ukraine mayor was abducted by invading Russian forces on Sunday making it the second such kidnapping is happening in days. The European Union has strongly condemned...