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Ukraine says key city in Donbas region now largely under Russian control
The strategic city has become the focus of Russia’s offensive as it seeks to seize an eastern swathe of Ukraine.
Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.
Russian soldier pleads guilty at Kyiv war crimes trial as world leaders consider tribunal
Meanwhile, Ukrainian fighters extracted from the last bastion of resistance in Mariupol have been taken to a former penal colony in enemy-controlled territory.
Russia says hundreds of Ukrainians surrender at Azovstal steel plant
Ukraine’s defence ministry confirmed the soldiers had left Azovstal, expressing hope for an “exchange procedure.”
Russia continues assault on east Ukraine as Finland moves towards joining Nato
Kyiv is preparing for its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier.
Kyiv is preparing for its first war crimes trial of a captured Russian soldier.
Gazprom announced it would stop supplying gas via the Polish part of the Yamal-Europe pipeline.
Finland's president and prime minister have said they are in favour of applying for Nato membership.
Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city
One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’
The civilians were inside a five-storey building that collapsed in Izyum in the Kharkiv region in March.
The Ukrainian military said Russian forces fired seven missiles from the air at Odessa, hitting a shopping centre and a warehouse.
Ukrainian officials said around 100 civilians remain trapped at a steel plant in Mariupol despite earlier reports that all had been evacuated.
US President Joe Biden signed a new bill to expedite more weapons to the country.
EU's Charles Michel forced to take cover during strike in Ukraine
EU member states continue to negotiate details of Russia oil embargo
EU's Charles Michel forced to take cover during strike in Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that his country would not allow Russia to appropriate victory in World War II.
60 feared dead after school bombed in east Ukraine as Mariupol braces for renewed offensive
Russian forces may be seeking to hand President Vladimir Putin a critical win ahead of the country’s victory day tomorrow.
Russia steps up Ukraine assaults ahead of Victory Day parades
Fighting continues on many fronts, and Ukraine’s defence ministry said it had destroyed another Russian vessel in the Black Sea.
‘We’re so sorry’: Mariupol steel plant evacuees feel relief and grief
Survivors have described for the Associated Press their two months at the centre of hell, and their escape.
UN sends new Mariupol convoy to rescue civilians from 'bleak hell'
Ten weeks into the war, Russia has focused its efforts on Ukraine’s east and south.
Ukraine Forces have contradicted Kremlin claims that humanitarian corridors at Mariupol are 'functioning'
Russia’s defence ministry announced a daytime ceasefire for three days beginning today to evacuate civilians from the plant.
Evidence points to 600 dead in Mariupol theatre airstrike – double the previous estimate
The Ukrainian Government estimated early on that around 300 people died and has since opened a war crimes investigation.
Russian forces press Ukraine offensive as further evacuations from Mariupol to take place
Local authorities said 21 civilians were killed and another 28 wounded in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region yesterday.
More than 100 civilians brought to safety out of Mariupol as Russia strikes factory in Donetsk
The UK and EU are moving to give more support to Ukraine and further sanction Russia respectively.
Russia plans to 'annex' Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, US official says
The evacuation of Mariupol was delayed today amid heavy fighting in Ukraine’s east.
Russian defence ministry says 80 Mariupol civilians have been handed over to UN or Red Cross
Earlier efforts at evacuations from the plant, the last site in the city still held by Ukrainian soldiers, had failed.
Mayor of besieged Mariupol describes ‘dire’ conditions at steel mill
The mill is the last site in the city still held by Ukrainian soldiers who are encircled by Russian troops.
Five people killed and 18 injured in strikes on central Ukrainian railway stations
There have been several Russian attacks against Ukrainian rail and fuel facilities.
Top US officials to visit Kyiv as Orthodox Easter marked by war
The trip by Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.
New images reveal possible mass graves near Mariupol as Zelenskyy says city 'continues to resist'
Russia says it has “liberated” the city, with just a few thousand Ukrainian soldiers left in the Azovstal plant complex.
Satellite image shows mass grave near Mariupol as Putin orders blockade of city's steel plant
Russia issued another call yesterday for the devastated port city’s defenders to surrender.
Russia's defence minister said it controls all of Mariupol except the Azovstal plant.
The prime ministers of Spain and Denmark have arrived on a visit to Kyiv.
Ukraine said nine bodies have been found outside Kyiv, some with signs of torture.
Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'
‘I have to go back’: Polish city remains a major hub for Ukrainians fleeing war (and going home)
Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'
Commander Serhiy Volyna said his marines are “maybe facing our last days, if not hours”.
Russian forces attacking along broad east front, Ukraine says
Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed that his forces will “fight” and “defend ourselves” in a bullish video address.
'Powerful' strikes on Lviv kill seven people as Russia tries to seize full control of Mariupol
Ukraine has pledged to fight on and defend the port city.
Strikes leave five dead in Kharkiv, as Russian ultimatum to Mariupol ends
Zelenskyy has warned that peace talks with Moscow will be scrapped if the last Ukrainian troops in Mariupol are killed.
Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time
“It’s become clearer and clearer that Putin is just trying to wipe out the idea of even being able to be a Ukrainian,” Joe Biden said.
Russia closes on Mariupol as US warns of chemical threat
Reports emerged yesterday from Ukraine’s Azov battalion that a Russian drone had dropped a “poisonous substance” in the area.
Explainer: How could it be determined that Russia used chemical weapons in Ukraine?
There are unconfirmed reports that chemical weapons were used in the city of Mariupol.
'Hellscape' in Mariupol where 100,000 people are trapped as Kremlin denies invasion has stalled
Tens of thousands of residents have already fled the besieged southern port city.
‘The Russians were hunting us down’: Journalist’s account of fleeing Mariupol
This is Associated Press video journalist Mstyslav Chernov’s account of the siege of Mariupol, as documented with photographer Evgeniy Maloletka.
Russian strikes on Mariupol continue as forces face food supply issues
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a fresh appeal for talks with Moscow yesterday.
One person killed after downed Russian rocket strikes Kyiv apartment block
It comes as US President Joe Biden called Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal.
Mariupol theatre sheltering hundreds of civilians hit by Russian air strike
Mariupol’s mayoral office said that the strike was carried out on purpose by Russia.
'Hundreds' will die within days if aid does not reach Mariupol, deputy mayor says
The International Committee for the Red Cross told The Journal they are still not able to get food, water and medicine into the city.
Pregnant woman and baby die after Russian bombing of maternity ward
Images of injured pregnant women following shelling in Ukraine shocked the world last week.
Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine
Earlier Ukraine’s foreign ministry said a mosque sheltering 80 civilians was shelled in Mariupol.
Mariupol residents face food and gas shortages as EU calls attack on hospital a war crime
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney described the attack on the hospital as an “unspeakable act of cruelty”.
Russian airstrike on children's hospital injures 17, as Mariupol mayor reports 1,207 civilian deaths
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called the strike an ‘atrocity’.
Ukrainian girl dies of dehydration under rubble of home, says Mariupol mayor
It is not known how long the girl, named only as Tanya, had been under the ruins of her home.