Ukraine declares “combat mission” over in Mariupol amid evacuation

A wounded service member of Ukrainian forces from the Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol is transported on a stretcher out of a bus, which arrived under escort of the pro-Russian militayt in…

Ukraine is entering a “long” phase of war, defense minister says

A satellite view of the damage to the eastern end of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine, on May 12. (Maxar Technologies) Ukrainian officials say that the besieged soldiers…

Finland Moves to Join NATO, Upending Putin’s Ukraine War Aims

BRUSSELS — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has said stopping NATO’s expansion helped drive him to invade Ukraine. But on Thursday, Finland declared its unequivocal intention to join, not…

Leonid Kravchuk, First President of Ukraine, Dies at 88

Leonid Kravchuk, who as the first popularly elected president of Ukraine shepherded it out of the collapse of the Soviet Union and signed off on giving up the country’s nuclear…

Crowdfunding a War: How Online Appeals Are Bringing Weapons to Ukraine

In a workshop in western Ukraine, a technician adjusted a metal bracket that had been attached to a racing drone so that it could carry a grenade, turning an aircraft…

Turning Tables on Russia With West’s Arms, Ukraine Goes on Offense

Ukrainian troops, emboldened by sophisticated weapons and long-range artillery supplied by the West, went on the offensive Friday against Russian forces in the northeast, seeking to drive them back from…

Putin’s Forces Battle in East Ukraine to Feed His Hunger for a Victory

DONETSK REGION, Ukraine — Fighting raged on Thursday across eastern Ukraine, from the Kharkiv area in the north where Ukrainian forces regained ground, to Mariupol in the south, where Russians…

Pelosi Visit to Ukraine Signals Growing U.S. Resolve Against Russia

But that grinding effort is going slowly, with fierce artillery battles and high casualties on both sides. It is not just Ukraine’s military that is being starved of supplies. There…

The ‘Ghost of Kyiv’ Is a Myth, Ukraine Acknowledges

He shot down numerous Russian planes, survived enemy attacks and became a symbol of Ukraine’s surprisingly effective air defenses, earning a bold wartime moniker: The Ghost of Kyiv. He is…

Pelosi leads first official US delegation to Ukraine since war began

A satellite image shows an overview of the Azovstal steel plant, the last Ukrainian military holdout which is also serving as a civilian shelter in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 29.…