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A Ukrainian billboard encouraging people to enlist in the army, in Kostyantynivka, Ukraine.
WORLD
May 25, 2024
Ukraine starts freeing some prisoners to join its military
Nearly 350 inmates have been freed under a new law that allows them to serve in exchange for the possibility of parole, the country’s justice minister said.
Lizi Haidarzhy, whose mother and 4-month-old brother, Tymofii, were killed in a Russian drone attack, wakes up from a nap in Odesa, Ukraine.
WORLD / Society
Apr 19, 2024
A drone strike in Odesa shatters a family’s life
The family’s story and grief have resonated widely in Ukraine.
An image taken from video released by Roman Starovoit, governor of the Kursk region of Russia, last month purportedly shows firefighters working to extinguish flames at an oil depot after a Ukrainian drone strike.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 15, 2024
Ukraine, stalled on the battlefield, targets Russia’s oil industry
This year, Ukraine has claimed responsibility for nearly a dozen assaults on Russian oil infrastructure.
Firefighters and first responders inside a residential building that was hit by a Russian missile strike in Kyiv on Tuesday.
WORLD
Jan 3, 2024
Russia hammers Kyiv with missiles in large-scale attack
The barrage came a day after President Vladimir Putin of Russia promised to retaliate for a Ukrainian assault on a Russian city.
Firefighters work to extinguish burning cars following what Russian authorities say was a Ukrainian military strike in Belgorod, Russia, on Saturday.
WORLD
Dec 31, 2023
Ukrainian missile attack on Russian city kills at least 20: officials
Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement that Ukraine had hit Belgorod with two missiles and several rockets.
People take shelter in a subway station in Kyiv amid a Russian missile attack on Friday.
WORLD
Dec 30, 2023
Russia pounds Ukrainian cities in one of largest air attacks of war
Russia targeted Ukrainian cities with more than 150 missiles and drones Friday morning, in what Ukrainian officials said was one of the largest air assaults of the war.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pays his respects at the graves of Ukrainian soldiers in Lviv on Friday.
WORLD
Dec 16, 2023
Zelenskyy returns to Ukraine with little aid and a raft of needs
Political infighting in Washington and the European Union has blocked further aid to Ukraine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 30, 2020
Latest terror attacks leave France embattled at home and abroad
A terror attack that killed three people in Nice on Thursday left France increasingly embattled at home and abroad, as the government called for toughening measures against Islamist extremism, amid rising tensions with Muslim nations.

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