Society

Ukraine steps up to regain Kherson

“The turning point has already happened,” said the deputy head of the Regional Council and adviser to the military command, Serhiy Khlan, in statements to the Ukrainian television channel Espreso.tv. Also according to the official, Ukrainian troops are…
Economy

Ukraine grain deal set for signing as Russia batters Donbas

Kyiv and Moscow are set to sign a deal Friday in Istanbul to unblock grain exports and relieve a global food crisis, even as Russian forces launch deadly artillery barrages over east Ukraine. The first major accord between the warring sides — brokered with the UN…
Society

Photo of father holding hand of dead son in Ukraine shocks world

The images, which are already circulating in the world, show the teenager’s father holding his hand, moments after being the victim of yet another violent Russian attack, mirroring the brutal consequences that the Ukrainian population has experienced over the last five…
Politics

Ukrainian governor pays $100 for each identified 'traitor'

In a statement posted on his account on the social network Telegram, Governor Vitali Kim asked for information on “those who reveal to the occupiers the locations of Ukrainian troops” or help them establish the coordinates of potential bombing targets. “After…
Politics

The betrayals that led Ukraine's president to fire his childhood friend

Seven days after Russia invaded Ukraine, the southern city of Kherson was the first major town to fall to Russian forces. The rapidity of the advance was partly due to the fact that local officials at the Ukrainian security and intelligence agency – the SBU, heir to the…