Max Hunder
An employee prepares to place a mortar into a box at an arms production facility in an undisclosed location in Ukraine.
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Apr 23, 2024
Cash shortages and attacks take toll on Ukraine's growing arms sector
Firms are struggling to fund production and secure long-term deals, and all are concerned about being targeted in intensifying Russian missile strikes.
A firefighter works to extinguish a fire after air defenses downed an alleged Ukrainian drone, in Kursk, Russia, on Thursday.
Apr 5, 2024
Small Ukrainian plane likely used in attack deep inside Russia: experts
A Ukrainian-made Aeroprakt A-22 light aircraft is likely to have been modified into a long-range drone for the attack, they said.
A Ukrainian serviceman with the call sign "Skorpion" prepares to fire a multiple launch rocket system toward Russian troops near a front-line, at an undisclosed location in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, on Feb. 4.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 22, 2024
Ukraine outnumbered, outgunned and ground down by Russia
Heavy casualties at the hands of Russian forces have been compounded by dreadful conditions on the eastern front.
An employee operates at a production facility of Zaporizhstal Iron and Steel Works, in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, this month.
Oct 27, 2023
Ukraine's once-mighty steel sector choked by export blockade
Until producers can get steel to markets via the Black Sea, where Russia continues to pose a threat to shipping, there is little prospect of recovery.
Japan Times
Jun 7, 2023
Kherson residents flee under fire after Kakhovka dam floods homes
Shelter could not be easily found, as water crept silently higher and higher on Kherson's streets.
Japan Times
May 15, 2023
Communities torn as Ukraine turns its back on Moscow-linked church
Tensions have surfaced in villages across Ukraine as authorities have cracked down on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Japan Times
Mar 26, 2023
Inside Ukraine’s scramble for 'game-changer' drone fleet
As it struggles to narrow its military gap with Moscow, Kyiv says it is expanding its drone program for both reconnaissance and over longer-range strikes.
Japan Times
Feb 17, 2023
Ukraine prioritizes holding the line as global security leaders gather
NATO alliance officials this week discussed the need for more military hardware for Kyiv, and Britain and Poland agreed that support should be stepped up.
Japan Times
Feb 3, 2023
Ukraine's new weapon will force a Russian shift
The Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb, will allow Ukraine's military to hit targets at twice the distance reachable by the rockets it now fires.
Japan Times
Jan 26, 2023
Zelenskyy purges officials to keep Ukrainians and West onside
The abrupt exit of over a dozen officials in recent days followed a series of scandals, including one involving the Defense Ministry that had sparked a public outcry despite being denied.
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2023
Ukrainian interior minister killed in helicopter crash
The crash set off a large fire, and an entire side of the local nursery building was charred. The Kyiv region's governor said children had been in the nursery at the time of the crash.
Japan Times
Oct 11, 2022
Ukraine vows to strengthen armed forces after fierce Russian airstrikes
Missiles hit targets across Ukraine on Monday morning, killing 14 people and injuring scores, as they tore into intersections, parks and tourist sites.
Japan Times
Jul 19, 2022
Sidelining of spy chief spotlights Ukraine's battle to purge Russian agents
Zelenskyy hailed the dismissal of top members of the nation's security and law enforcement agencies as part of a process of 'self-purification.'
Japan Times
Jul 8, 2022
Putin says Ukraine is heading for 'tragedy' as Kramatorsk prepares defense
The mayor of the Donetsk city of Kramatorsk said Russian forces had fired missiles at the city center in an air strike on Thursday and that at least one person was killed and six wounded.
Japan Times
Jul 1, 2022
Missile kills 17 in Odesa after Ukraine retakes Snake Island
Ukraine said it had driven Russian forces off the island after an artillery and missile assault, with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hailing the strategic win.
Japan Times
Jun 1, 2022
Biden agrees to provide Ukraine with longer range missiles
The U.S. is providing Ukraine with high mobility artillery rocket systems after Ukraine gave 'assurances' they will not use the missiles to strike inside Russia.


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