Ukraine stabilises counter-offensive gains, Biden sees long haul

Ukraine stabilises counter-offensive gains, Biden sees long haul

Ukraine worked on Wednesday to secure territory reclaimed from occupying Russian forces in a swift counter-offensive and reiterated plans to win back all occupied regions, as US President Joe Biden predicted "a long haul" ahead.

Ukraine's envoy hails Qatar's humanitarian support

Ukraine's envoy hails Qatar's humanitarian support

Ukraine's Special Envoy for the Middle East and Africa Ambassador Maxim Sobh has praised Qatar's support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of his country and its humanitarian aid to ease the impact of the current war in Ukraine.

First post-blockade food aid ship leaves Ukraine for Africa

First post-blockade food aid ship leaves Ukraine for Africa

Two officers guarding a polio vaccination team in northwest Pakistan were shot dead by unidentified assailants, police said Tuesday, the latest deaths in an ongoing campaign to eradicate the disease.

Ukraine, Russia sign deal to reopen grain export ports as war rages on

Ukraine, Russia sign deal to reopen grain export ports as war rages on

Russia and Ukraine signed a landmark deal on Friday to reopen Ukrainian Black Sea ports for grain exports, raising hopes that an international food crisis aggravated by the Russian invasion can be eased.

Ukraine says troops hold out in Sievierdonetsk after last bridge destroyed

Ukraine says troops hold out in Sievierdonetsk after last bridge destroyed

Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces were still holding out inside Sievierodonetsk and trying to evacuate civilians, after Russia destroyed the last bridge to the devastated eastern city in a potential turning point in one of the war's bloodiest battles.

Russian artillery pounds Sievierodonetsk, hundreds of civilians shelter in chemical plant

Russian artillery pounds Sievierodonetsk, hundreds of civilians shelter in chemical plant

Ukrainian defenders were fighting fiercely for "every metre" of Sievierodonetsk, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, as Russian forces destroyed a bridge to another city across the river, leaving stranded civilians with just one way out.

Ukraine says still controls Sievierodonetsk plant sheltering hundreds

Ukraine says still controls Sievierodonetsk plant sheltering hundreds

Bitter fighting raged in Sievierodonetsk, but the region's governor said Ukraine remained in control of an industrial area and chemical plant in the eastern city where hundreds of civilians are sheltering from incessant Russian shelling

Street fighting, constant shellling as Russia pushes for control of Ukraine's Donbas

Street fighting, constant shellling as Russia pushes for control of Ukraine's Donbas

Ukrainian troops were engaged in fierce street fighting with Russian soldiers in the industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, while other towns were under constant shelling, as the Kremlin pushed for control of the eastern Donbas region.

Putin warns West: Russia will strike harder if longer-range missiles supplied

Putin warns West: Russia will strike harder if longer-range missiles supplied

President Vladimir Putin warned the West that Russia would strike new targets if the United States started supplying Ukraine with longer-range missiles, the TASS news agency reported on Sunday.

Explosions rock Ukraine's capital Kyiv, battle rages on in east

Explosions rock Ukraine's capital Kyiv, battle rages on in east

Kyiv was rocked by several explosions early on Sunday, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital said, a day after officials said its troops had recaptured a swath of the eastern battlefield city of Sievierodonetsk in a counter-offensive against Russia.

Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters 100th day as fighting rages

Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters 100th day as fighting rages

Ukraine marked 100 days since Russia's invasion on Friday with fighting raging across the east of the country, where Moscow's forces are tightening their grip on the Donbas region.

Ukrainian troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

Ukrainian troops hold out as Russia assaults Sievierodonetsk wasteland

Ukrainian forces were holding out in Sievierodonetsk on Tuesday, resisting Russia's all-out assault to capture a bombed-out wasteland that Moscow has made the principal objective of its invasion in recent days.