Beachgoers brave rockets in East Ukraine

Agence France Presse 06/23/2022

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine—With its white sand, changing cubicles and clear water, the beach at Sloviansk in eastern Ukraine looks tempting. There’s just one problem: the nearby bangs of rockets and missiles. The lakeside resort is close to one of…

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy: allies finally delivering weapons Kyiv asked for

Agence France Presse 04/23/2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday said allies were finally delivering the weapons that Kyiv had asked for, adding the arms would help save the lives of thousands of people. In a late night video address, Zelenskiy…

Ukraine says 1,200 bodies found near Kyiv as east braces for onslaught

Agence France Presse 04/11/2022

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – Ukraine said Sunday it had found more than 1,200 bodies in the Kyiv region, the scene of atrocities allegedly committed during the Russian occupation last month, as residents in the country’s east braced — or…

Ukraine: Separating the wheat from the chaff

Olexander Nechytaylo - @inquirerdotnet 04/11/2022

The unprovoked Russian aggression against Ukraine has been topping international headlines for more than a month now. Humankind is witnessing with disbelief the horrific crimes taking place in the middle of 21st-century Europe. The cruel, unjust, and…

Russia complains to Turkey over drones sales to Ukraine — Turkish bureaucrat

Reuters 04/09/2022

ISTANBUL — Russia has complained to Turkey over its sale of Bayraktar TB2 armed drones to Ukraine, a high level Turkish bureaucrat said on Friday, but added the sales were by a private Turkish company and not…

PUV drivers in Cebu City to get discount in selected gas stations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers in Cebu City will get a minimum discount of P2 per liter from participating gasoline stations. The Cebu City Disaster Council launched the Gasolina Mo, Sagot Ko program…

US pushes to suspend Russia from UN human rights body

Reuters 04/05/2022

BUCHAREST — The United States will ask the U.N. General Assembly to suspend Russia from the Human Rights Council, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, after Ukraine accused Russian troops of killing dozens…

Ukrainian president says retreating Russian troops are leaving mines

Reuters 04/03/2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russian soldiers of deliberately mining areas in northern Ukraine as they withdraw or are pushed out by Ukrainian forces. Ukraine says its troops have retaken control of more than 30 towns…

Russian retreat leaves trail of slain civilians in town near Kyiv

Reuters 04/03/2022

BUCHA, Ukraine  – Dead civilians still lay scattered over the streets of the Ukrainian country town of Bucha on Saturday, three days after the invading Russian army pulled back from its abortive advance on Kyiv to the southeast. The…

Russia pledges to reduce attack on Kyiv but US warns threat not over

Reuters 03/30/2022

ISTANBUL/KYIV OUTSKIRTS/MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Russia promised on Tuesday to scale down military operations around Kyiv and another city but the United States warned the threat was not over as Ukraine proposed adopting a neutral status in a…

Ukraine receives silent salute at Oscars ceremony

Reuters 03/28/2022

Hollywood shared a little bit of its big night with the people of Ukraine on Sunday, using text on a screen to ask the world for financial contributions for those suffering from the Russian assault. But rather…

Ukraine says Russia wants to split nation, calls for more arms

Reuters 03/28/2022

LVIV, Ukraine — Russia wants to split Ukraine into two, as happened with North and South Korea, Ukraine’s military intelligence chief said on Sunday, vowing “total” guerrilla warfare to prevent a carve-up of the country. President Volodymyr…

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