Momentum in Ukraine Is Shifting in Russia’s Favor

A war in Ukraine that began with a Russian debacle as its forces tried and failed to take Kyiv has seemingly begun to turn, with Russia now picking off regional…

Latest News on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Live Updates

AL-IBEDIYYA, Sudan — In a scorched, gold-rich area 200 miles north of the Sudanese capital, where fortunes spring from desert-hewn rock, a mysterious foreign operator dominates the business. Locals call…

It’s nighttime in Kyiv. Here is the latest on Russia’s war in Ukraine

Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist, left, and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin stand during an enhanced honor cordon ceremony upon his arrival at the Pentagon today in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)…

Your Monday Briefing: Russia’s Pre-Holiday Push

Good morning. We’re covering Russia’s nationalist holiday, Hong Kong’s new leader and a Taliban decree targeting women. Lee, the top architect of the crackdown on Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests in…

Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

Service members of pro-Russian troops sit atop of an armoured vehicle en route to the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 17. (Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters) Putin has declared that Russian…

Russia’s Missile Test Fuels U.S. Fears of an Isolated Putin

But that reality apparently has not sunk in. If anything, Mr. Putin has grown more belligerent, focusing new fire on Mariupol as Russian forces seek to secure all of the…

Russia’s war in Ukraine, resistance continues in Mariupol

(CNN) Tatyana Burak survived 45 days in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol before escaping to safety in Lviv with her husband. Both Burak, who is an English teacher, and…

Moskva: Ukraine braces for new assault after sinking of Russia’s prized flagship

Women clean inside a damaged building at the Vizar company military-industrial complex in Vyshneve, Ukraine, on Friday, April 15. The site on the outskirts of Kyiv was hit by Russian…

It’s 3:45 p.m. in Kyiv. Here’s the latest on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

A shopping mall damaged by shelling is seen in Hostomel, in the Kyiv region, on April 8. (Hennadii Minchenko/Ukrinform/Future Publishing) The World Bank has warned Ukraine’s economy will shrink by…

Russia’s War Lacks a Battlefield Commander, U.S. Officials Say

WASHINGTON — Russia is running its military campaign against Ukraine out of Moscow, with no central war commander on the ground to call the shots, according to American officials who…