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# Severodonetsk

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Explosions rock Kyiv as Russians 'fully occupy' Severodonetsk
AFP journalists reported a residential complex near the centre of Kyiv had been hit.
Russia threatens to retaliate as Lithuania bans rail transit of sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad
The Kremlin said the decision was “in violation of everything there is”, and suggested that retaliatory measures would follow.
EU leaders back Ukraine membership bid in trip to war-torn Kyiv
It is the first time that the three leaders have visited Kyiv since Russia launched its invasion.
Russia claims Ukraine blocked civilian evacuation in Severodonetsk
Intense fighting for the strategic city of Severodonetsk in eastern Ukraine has raged for weeks.
Russia announces humanitarian corridor at Severodonetsk plant as Zelenskyy pleads for arms
The Ukrainian president said yesterday that the human cost of the battle for the region was “simply terrifying”.
Zelenskyy says human cost of Severodonetsk fight 'terrifying' as Russian forces advance on city
Severodonetsk and Lysychansk have been targeted for weeks as the last areas still under Ukrainian control in the eastern Lugansk region.
22 people wounded in airstrikes on western Ukraine as Russia continues push on Severodonetsk
The attack comes as Russian troops continue to push for control of Severodonetsk in the east.
EU chief visits Ukraine as fierce fighting continues in east of country
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that serious battles were ongoing in Severodonetsk, a city in the east.
Fighting continues around Severodonetsk as France offers to help ensure access to port of Odessa
The port city has been subject to a blockade by Russia, with grain waiting to be exported amid mounting fears of global food shortages.
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.
Ukraine suffers setbacks in strategically important Severodonetsk
Officials earlier said that Ukrainian troops had beaten back Russian forces to control half of the flashpoint eastern city.
Kyiv rocked by explosions overnight as Putin warns 'new targets' could be attacked
At least 11 civilians were reported killed in the Lugansk region where Severodonetsk is located.
Ukraine claims it has pushed Russian forces back during fierce fighting in east
Crews sometimes arrive at a location only to be forced to retreat because of the fighting.
Fighting rages on 100th day of Russian invasion as Zelenskyy says 'victory' will be Ukraine's
The sombre milestone came as Kyiv announced Moscow was now in control of a fifth of Ukrainian territory.
Russia advances in Donbas as EU leaders agree to ban most Russian oil
EU leaders have agreed to put sanctions on most Russian oil imports.
Russian troops push farther into Severodonetsk in 'race against time'
The mayor of Sievierodonetsk said that the city has been “completely ruined”.
Ukraine says fighting in Donbas has reached maximum intensity as four killed in Kharkiv attack
The Ukrainian president called out the international community for paying too much attention to Russia’s interests and too little to Ukraine’s.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has vowed that Russia will not win the Ukraine war nor dictate terms of peace.
Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called out the West and international community for pandering to Moscow.
Russia is fast-tracking citizenship for residents of two southern regions which it occupies.
War in Ukraine pushes number of people forcibly displaced globally to 100 million
The Russian offensive has turned to a key Donbas city.