WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Russia-Ukraine crisis

 The Russia-Ukraine crisis, which began about eight years ago, has taken on new dimensions following Moscow’s controversial recognition of the independence of separatist regions in the country’s east.In a speech late Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the recognition of… Read More

Ukraine declares martial law as Russia launches military ops

KYIV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Thursday announced martial law across the country as Russian troops entered the border and hit targets around Kyiv.In a video posted on his Telegram channel, Zelenskyy said Russia launched strikes against Ukrainian military facilities and border… Read More

NATO condemns Russia’s ‘reckless, unprovoked attack’ on Ukraine

WASHINGTON – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday strongly condemned Russia’s “reckless and unprovoked attack on Ukraine,” saying it puts at risk countless civilian lives.”Once again, despite our repeated warnings and tireless efforts to engage in diplomacy, Russia has… Read More

Ukraine warns against ‘staged provocation’ by Russia

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s foreign minister warned late Wednesday against a “staged provocation” by Russia as tensions between Moscow and Kyiv remain high.“Worrying reports from Crimea on the entire night shift of Titan chemicals plant in Armyansk evacuated from the… Read More

Russia announces special military operation in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a special military operation early Thursday in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region.In a televised address, Putin said the people of Donbas turned to Russia for help, according to Russian news agency TASS.“In this regard…I decided to… Read More

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