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Greek FM Nikos Dendias Visits Odessa, Ukraine

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias visited the Ukrainian city of Odessa on Tuesday, where he reaffirmed his country's dedication to preserving the city's cultural heritage. While in the Southern city of Odessa, Dendias visited the Odessa National Scientific Library, which...

Putin Offers Russian Citizenship to Ukrainians

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians on Monday. The decree will fast track the applications of Ukrainians seeking out Russian citizenship. Previously, only Ukrainians from the Russian-speaking breakaway regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, called the Donetsk...

NASA Rebukes Russia’s Use of Space Station to Promote Invasion of Ukraine

On Thursday, NASA strongly criticized Russia for using the International Space Station to promote its invasion of Ukraine, flouting the agency’s approach of emphasizing ongoing cooperation amidst the war. In a statement on July 7th, the U.S. space agency said...

Over 350,000 Donetsk Residents Urged to Flee as Russian Offensive Escalates

The governor of Donetsk, the last remaining eastern province of Ukraine partially under Kyiv's control, has urged more than 350,000 residents to flee the area due to escalation in Russian offensives in the region. Russian forces struck targets across Ukraine's...

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...