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Russian-backed military officials have said Ukrainian forces are weakening the Kremlin's offensive ...
Julia Kesaieva, Vasco Cotovio, Tim Lister and Sana Noor Haq

Wave of Russian missiles hit Ukraine after Zelensky outlines conditions for peace at G20 summit

The strikes targeted power infrastructure in several regions of the country, leaving more than seven million Ukrainians without power.
12 days ago
An old woman walks in the Kherson region village of Arkhanhelske on Nov. 3, 2022, which was formerl...
Tim Lister, Darya Tarasova and Rob Picheta, CNN

Russia will withdraw forces from Kherson in Ukraine war setback

Russia is retreating from the city of Kherson. It's the only regional capital it has taken since the February invasion. It's war setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
17 days ago
Russian-backed military officials have said Ukrainian forces are weakening the Kremlin's offensive ...
Tim Lister, Josh Pennington, Anna Chernova, Uliana Pavlova, Yulia Kesaieva and Sana Noor Haq, CNN

Russian troops slam generals over ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly killed 300 in Donetsk

Russian troops are saying they are facing a incomprehensible battle after suffering heavy losses during an intense fight in eastern Ukraine.
18 days ago
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy visits the Memory Wall of Fallen Defenders of Ukraine, amid...
Natasha Bertrand, Kylie Atwood and Oren Liebermann, CNN

US officials urge Ukraine to signal it is still open to diplomatic discussions with Russia

In recent weeks, the US has been encouraging Ukraine to let Russia know it is open to diplomatic discussions.
19 days ago
An abandoned car in a southern Ukrainian village formerly occupied by Russian forces is marked with...
Mick Krever, Clarissa Ward and Scott McWhinnie, CNN

In newly liberated villages, Ukrainian investigators uncover horrific claims of Russian sexual violence

Claims of sexual violence by Russian military is being uncovered by Ukrainian investigators.
24 days ago
Smoke rises on the outskirts of Kyiv during a Russian missile attack on Oct. 31. Photo credit: Gleb...
Kostan Nechyporenko, Olga Voitovych, Victoria Butenko and Lianne Kolirin, CNN

Russian missiles bombard cities across Ukraine, hitting power and water infrastructure

President Putin said Monday the onslaught was "partly" a response to an attack on Russia's fleet in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on Saturday.
26 days ago
Natalia Zemko, 81, talks with her daughter Lesya as they drink tea in their kitchen during a power ...
Ivana Kottasová, Olga Voitovych and Nic Robertson, CNN

Ukrainians are dreading the ‘darkest winter’ as Russia takes aim at the power grid

People in Ukraine not looking forward to the winter as Russians continue to strike at power grid.
29 days ago
A drone approaches for an attack in Kyiv on October 17 amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Iran h...
Katie Bo Lillis and Natasha Bertrand, CNN

Iran has sent military trainers to Crimea to train Russian forces to use drones

Military personnel from Iran are training Russians on how to use Iranian-built drones.
1 month ago
The Russian SU-34 fighter jet crashed into a residential building due to the ignition of one of its...
Katharina Krebs, CNN

4 killed as military jet crashes into apartments in western Russia, state media reports

A Russia military jet crashed into a residential building Monday in western Russia, claiming killing four people.
1 month ago
TOPSHOT - A drone approaches for an attack in Kyiv on October 17, 2022, amid the Russian invasion o...
Victoria Butenko and Olga Voitovych, CNN

Russia launches kamikaze drone attack on Kyiv, killing at least three

Kamikaze drones, or suicide drones, are small, portable aerial weapon systems that are hard to detect and can be fired at a distance.
1 month ago
President Biden Delivers Remarks On Reducing Gun Crime...
Kaitlan Collins, Sam Fossum and Paul LeBlanc, CNN

Biden offers stark ‘Armageddon’ warning on the dangers of Putin’s nuclear threats

On Thursday, President Biden issued an Armageddon warning of Russia's continued threat to use nuclear weapons.
2 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) with Ukrainian separatist regional leaders Vladimir Saldo (L),...
Olga Voitovych and Joshua Berlinger, CNN

Russian Parliament begins process to rubber-stamp annexations as Moscow struggles to define borders

Despite there being no set boundaries, Russia's parliament began the process of approving Vladmir Putin's decision to annex part of Ukraine.
2 months ago
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin extremism...
Ellie Kaufman, CNN

Defense secretary condemns ‘nuclear saber-rattling’ but says he doesn’t believe Putin has decided to use nuclear weapons

While U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hasn't seen anything to suggest Russia has decided to use nuclear weapons, he did condemn nuclear saber-rattling
2 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow,...
Joshua Berlinger, CNN

Putin announces Russia will annex four regions of Ukraine

The annexation announcement follows so-called referendums in the regions that were universally dismissed as "a sham" by Ukraine and Western nations.
2 months ago
A service member of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic walks past a banner on the doors ...
Anna Chernova, Joshua Berlinger and Rob Picheta, CNN

Putin to host ceremony annexing occupied Ukrainian territories on Friday, Kremlin says

Some of the separatist leaders involved in carrying out sham referendums to secede from Ukraine and join Russia landed in Moscow Thursday, according to a photograph posted by the Russia-appointed deputy head of the Kherson regional military administration Kirill Stremousov.
2 months ago
(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)...
Jennifer Hansler, CNN

US Embassy warns Americans to leave Russia

 (CNN) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow issued a security alert overnight that urged U.S. citizens to leave Russia immediately while there are still options for departing the country. The alert comes in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order for partial mobilization of Russian men to fight in his war in Ukraine. “Russia […]
2 months ago
Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest against mobilization in Moscow, Russia, Wednesda...
Simone McCarthy, Matthew Chance, Tim Lister, Anna Chernova and Mick Krever, CNN

Tearful scenes and protest as mobilization gets underway in Russia

The first phase of Russia's mobilization began on Thursday as videos surfaced of tearful families saying goodbye to men who were getting ready to be deployed.
2 months ago
Ukraine flag held at Utah rally....
Adam Small

Utah man’s foundation stepping up to help get winter clothes to Ukraine

The Backroads Foundation, started by a Utah native, has been able to donate $2.3 million worth of supplies to Ukraine since its founding in March.
2 months ago
Biden pictured. He will address the UN on Wednesday...
Kevin Liptak, CNN

Biden returns to UN as world grapples with Putin’s latest provocations in Ukraine war

One of Biden's objectives in his speech Wednesday will be to stress the importance of maintaining unity among western allies in supporting Ukraine.
2 months ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin leave after a session of the ...
Nectar Gan, CNN

Putin concedes China has ‘questions and concerns’ over Russia’s faltering invasion of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted Thursday that China has questions and concerns over Russia's prolonged military operation in Ukraine.
2 months ago
Former U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson, seen here in November 2021, and his team were in Moscow this ...
Jennifer Hansler, CNN

Former Gov. Bill Richardson held meetings in Moscow this week with Russian leadership

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was in Moscow this week and held meetings with Russian leadership.
2 months ago
FILE - A convoy of Russian armored vehicles moves along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022...
Nick Paton Walsh, CNN

The curtain protecting the dignity of Russia’s military has been pulled back

In a startling week, the dignity of Russia's military has been pulled back.
2 months ago
A tank with soldiers...
ELENA BECATOROS and HANNA ARHIROVA Associated Press

Ukraine piles pressure on retreating Russian troops

The retreat didn't stop Russia from pounding Ukrainian positions, however. Early Tuesday, it shelled the city of Lozova in the Kharkiv region, killing three people and injuring nine, said regional governor Oleh Syniehubov.
3 months ago
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a parade marking Navy Day in Saint Petersburg, Russia Ju...
Josh Pennington and Ivana Kottasová, CNN

Russian officials face fines after calling for ‘impeachment’ of President Putin

Multiple Russian elected officials have been questioned by police after calling for the impeachment of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
3 months ago

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