Why would Russia use the Kinzhal in Ukraine?

A MiG-31K fighter jet with a Kinzhal hypersonic missile flies over Moscow’s Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in 2018. Sefa Karacan | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Russia’s purported use of hypersonic missiles in Ukraine in recent days is not only a sign that the military could be resorting to using more … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war updates for March 18, 2022

Zelenskyy calls for talks with Russia, says it’s time to restore Ukraine’s territorial integrity Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy makes a speech on evaluation the 22nd day of the Russia-Ukraine war during virtually addressing in Kyiv, Ukraine on March 17, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged Russia to come to the table for … Read more

How much can — and will — China help Russia as its economy crumbles?

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his China’s counterpart Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony following the Russian-Chinese talks on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on September 11, 2018. Sergei Chriikov | AFP | Getty Images Sanctions, asset freezes and withdrawals of international companies are hammering the Russian economy … Read more

Latest news on the war in Ukraine

The aftermath of bombing in Okhtyrka, Ukraine Photos show the aftermath of bombing in Okhtyrka, a city in eastern Ukraine. A view shows a building destroyed by an air strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in the town of Okhtyrka, in the Sumy region, Ukraine March 14, 2022. Iryna Rybakova | Press service of … Read more

Russia pushes war in Ukraine close to U.S. NATO allies’ border with airstrikes near Poland as talks continue

Kyiv — A Russian airstrike on a residential building in Ukraine‘s capital city killed at least one person and wounded several others on Monday. Russia insists it doesn’t target civilians, but its forces have intensified their attacks on urban areas since Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine on February 24. Another round of direct … Read more

Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

Russia says it has alternative buyers for oil and gas Asked about Russia’s response to Western sanctions on oil and gas, the country’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow had other buyers for its fuel. Citing Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak, who oversees the Russian energy sector, Lavrov told reporters: “We’re not going to try … Read more

Kharkiv under full Ukrainian control, regional governor says | Russia-Ukraine crisis News

Ukrainian forces have full control of Kharkiv, the regional governor says, after fighting Russian troops in the streets of the country’s second largest city. “Control over Kharkiv is completely ours! The armed forces, the police, and the defense forces are working, and the city is being completely cleansed of the enemy,” Oleh Sinegubov wrote on … Read more