Russia claimed Sunday that its forces and their separatist allies have taken control of Lysychansk, the strategic eastern city that Ukraine had been furiously defending for fear that Russia could, in capturing it, take over the entire region of Luhansk and move into neighboring Donetsk. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu
KYIV — Ukraine has called on Turkey to detain a Russian-flagged cargo ship which it said had sailed from Berdyansk, a Russian-occupied port on the Sea of Azov, for Karasu, on Turkey’s Black Sea coast, loaded with Ukrainian grain. The Zhibek Zholy is carrying 4,500 metric tons of grain that
Placeholder while article actions load MADRID — The Latest on the NATO summit in Madrid: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expressing optimism that humanitarian corridors could be opened to enable the export of Ukrainian grain to the rest of the world amid Russia’s war. Tens of millions of people
Placeholder while article actions load MADRID — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the NATO summit in Madrid, where leaders begin gathering later Tuesday: The United States and
Medical staff members tend to COVID-19 patients at the AP-HP Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris in April. Anne-Christine Poujouat/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anne-Christine Poujouat/AFP via Getty Images Medical staff members tend to COVID-19 patients at the AP-HP Georges Pompidou European Hospital in Paris in April.
War in Ukraine: What you need to know The latest: No one knows how long the war in Ukraine will last, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, though he cautioned that the world should be prepared for a war that lasts for years. Stoltenberg’s forecast, in an interview published Saturday
NATO allies and partners are discussing Wednesday how best to help Ukrainian forces survive a brutal Russian pummeling in the eastern Donbas region, as well as a longer-term push to transition Ukraine from Soviet-style to NATO-standard weapons. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is attending a conference of defense leaders from