World Mar 19

Evacuations from Mariupol in Ukraine
Russians push deeper into Mariupol as locals plead for help

The fall of Mariupol, the scene of some of the war's worst suffering, would mark a major battlefield advance for the Russians, who are largely bogged down outside major cities more than three weeks into the biggest land invasion in Europe since World…

World Mar 05

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appears on a screen at the famous city centre Roemerberg in Frankfurt
Zelensky’s ‘desperate’ plea to Congress: Send more planes

Fighting for his country’s survival, Ukraine’s leader made a “desperate” plea Saturday to American lawmakers for the United States to help get more warplanes to his military and cut off Russian oil imports as Kyiv tries to stave off the…

World Feb 22

A drone carrying a Ukrainian national flag flies past Independence Monument to mark the Unity Day, the day Western intelligence agencies allegedly said they'd be invaded by Russia, in Kyiv, Ukraine, February 16, 2022. Photo by Umit Bektas/REUTERS
A historical timeline of post-independence Ukraine

Ukraine has been dogged by corruption scandals, economic mismanagement, and Russian interference since it achieved independence in 1991. Russian threats have intensified as Ukraine's ties with the United States and Europe have improved in recent years.