The successful attack was a critical moment in the war. It dealt an embarrassing blow to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, who presided over the bridge’s opening in 2018, and it underscored Russia’s inability to protect a critical strategic asset and a potent symbol as its only connectionContinue Reading

Ukraine has come under further attack overnight after it was left reeling Monday by a wave of missile strikes that hit major Ukrainian cities. Many residents in the capital Kyiv were left without water or power, however Mayor Vitali Klitschko said Tuesday morning that water and power supplies to theContinue Reading

Russia’s relationship with the world is continuing to evolve rapidly. To assess the global shifts, The Times analyzed years of country-level trade data compiled by the Observatory of Economic Complexity, an online data platform. Because the data is published with a lag, the picture it provides is inherently backward looking.Continue Reading

Image source, ReutersImage caption, Wreckage of a Shahed-136 (or Geranium-2) kamikaze drone shot down by the Ukrainians Ukraine has accused Russia of using “kamikaze” drones against civilian targets in Kyiv. These carry explosives which detonate on impact, destroying the drone in the process. What is Russia’s ‘kamikaze’ drone? It’s believedContinue Reading

Ukraine co-hosted Euro 2012 with Poland Ukraine has joined Spain and Portugal’s bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup. Representatives of the Spanish, Portuguese and Ukrainian football associations confirmed their plans at Uefa’s headquarters on Wednesday. Ukraine was invaded by Russia in February and the war has continued sinceContinue Reading

Ukraine’s continued progress is by no means assured. There is no indication of a mass Russian withdrawal, and Russian forces have continued to assault Ukrainian positions and pound Ukrainian towns and villages. In areas where Ukraine has had the advantage, the Russian military may find a way to dig in,Continue Reading