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Russia Declares Victory in Ukraine’s Region of Luhansk

President of Russia Vladimir Putin declared victory in the region of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Monday. This happened a day after Ukrainian forces withdrew from their last remaining bulwark of resistance in the province. In a televised meeting, Sergei...

Greece Offers Ships to Export Grain from Ukrainian Ports

On Thursday, Greece announced it is ready to provide ships to help export grain from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports that have been blocked by Russia. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis added that his country “has a special role to play...

Russia Poses a “Direct Threat” to Europe, NATO Leaders Say

NATO leaders meeting in Madrid on June 29th are set to label Russia a menace to their security, as they overhaul the alliance’s defenses in response to the war on Ukraine, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said. "We’ll state clearly that...

Ukraine: Crowded Shopping Center Hit by Russian Missile

At least 18 people have died in a missile strike on a shopping centre in the Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday. Some 1,000 civilians were estimated to be inside the busy mall at the time of the attack President...

Ukraine Wins Candidate Status in Bid for EU Membership

Ukraine has been given candidate status for membership into the EU, putting the war-torn country on a path for approval that could take years. European Union leaders voted without opposition on Thursday, moving the country one step closer to its...

EU Commission Recommends Ukraine Be Given Candidate Status

The EU Commission signaled on Friday its support for Ukraine's long-desired quest to join the European Union, paving the union's way deeper into former Soviet Union territories. In a news conference, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced...

Putin Has a “Hunger Plan,” Yale Historian Says

Yale historian Timothy Snyder said Russian President Vladimir Putin has a hunger plan that would create starvation in some countries as part of his efforts in Ukraine. Snyder published a lengthy Twitter thread Saturday explaining how he believes Putin is...

Greece Gets New Arms from Germany, Sends Older to Ukraine

Germany announced on Tuesday that it will send a fleet of cutting edge infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) to Greece, and then Athens will send its older weapons to Ukraine. The announcement came after German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met with Greek...

EU Agrees on Partial Ban of Russian Oil Imports

European Union leaders have agreed on a plan to block more than two-thirds of Russian oil imports after late-night talks at a summit in Brussels. The president of the European Council, Charles Michel, hailed the deal as a “remarkable achievement”,...

Ukraine Orthodox Church Cuts All Ties With Russian Church Over War

Ukraine's recently formed Orthodox Church has declared it will become completely independent from the Russian Church over war.