Borodianka, a ruined town emerges after Russians leave

04/05/2022

BORODIANKA, Ukraine — Borodianka has been turned inside out. The buildings are flayed open, spilling clothing into the treetops. A trip along the long straight road through the modest Ukrainian town is now a procession of the grimly absurd.…

On Kyiv’s eastern front, Ukrainians hold off Russian tanks

Agence France Presse 03/13/2022

SKYBYN,  Ukraine – Firing a constant barrage of artillery at the Russians, a troop of Ukrainian soldiers are keeping up morale: their shelling has so far stopped Moscow’s tanks entering Kyiv from the east.  And they hope that…

Ukraine nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest, on fire after Russian attack, says mayor

Reuters 03/04/2022

    BORODYANKA/LVIV, Ukraine – The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the largest of its kind in Europe, was on fire early on Friday after an attack by Russian troops, the mayor of the nearby town…

Russia closes airspace to carriers from Baltics, Slovenia

Agence France Presse 02/27/2022

MOSCOW — Russia on Sunday closed its airspace to flights operated by carriers from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Slovenia in tit-for-tat punitive measures following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Britain has banned Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot from flying over…

Russia stripped of major events as invasion of Ukraine intensifies

Reuters 02/26/2022

As Russian forces moved deeper into Ukraine on Friday, sports bodies moved quickly to strip Russia of events, with St Petersburg losing the Champions League final while the Formula One Grand Prix will not be held in Sochi.…

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