Russia + Ukraine

A US Bradley Fighting Vehicle patrols the countryside of the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in S...
Natasha Bertrand, Kylie Atwood and Oren Liebermann, CNN

Inside the US and German standoff over sending tanks to Ukraine

The Biden administration is stuck in a standoff with Germany over whether to send tanks to Ukraine ahead of a key meeting of Western defense leaders in Germany on Friday.
10 days ago
A helicopter crash near a kindergarten in the Kyiv region has killed at least 16 people, including ...
Maria Kostenko, Sophie Tanno, Brent Swails and Ivana Kottasová, CNN

Helicopter crash near Kyiv kills 16, including Ukrainian interior minister

At least 30 others, including 12 children, are in the hospital following the helicopter crash in the city of Brovary, Ukraine, on Wednesday,
12 days ago
The mercenary group, Wagner, has emerged as a key player in Russia's invasion of Ukraine -- recentl...
Mick Krever and Katharina Krebs, CNN

Former Wagner commander flees to Norway and seeks asylum

Andrei Medvedev, in an interview with a Russian activist, said that he feared for his life after refusing to renew his service with Wagner.
13 days ago
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the US Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, D...
Kevin Liptak and Maegan Vazquez, CNN

Zelensky delivers impassioned speech for more help fighting Russia on the ‘frontline of tyranny’

Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to meet with President Biden, and delivered a speech to Congress later that night.
1 month ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky holds a press conference with the heads of state of France, ...
Kevin Liptak, CNN

4 takeaways from the historic visit of Volodymyr Zelensky to Washington

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky flew to Washington on Wednesday to discuss what the next state of the war in his country might look like.
1 month ago
...
Kevin Liptak, CNN

Zelensky arrives at White House for historic meeting with Biden

Zelensky arrived at the South Lawn of the White House just after 2 p.m. ET and was met by President Joe Biden.
1 month ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky holds a press conference with the heads of state of France, ...
Phil Mattingly, Kevin Liptak and Manu Raju

Zelenski coming to US in first foreign trip since war began

The visit will coincide with the Biden administration's intent to send the country a new defense assistance package.
1 month ago
An old woman walks in the Kherson region village of Arkhanhelske on Nov. 3, 2022, which was formerl...
Uliana Pavlova

One dead in strikes on Russian region near Ukraine, Belgorod governor says

One person was reported dead and eight people were injured in the Russian region of Belgorod on Sunday following shelling by Ukrainian forces.
1 month ago
A firefighter works inside a destroyed apartment of a residential building hit by shelling in the c...
Olga Voitovych, Anna Chernova, Zahid Mahmood, Josh Pennington and Sana Noor Haq, CNN

Ukraine launches ‘most massive strike’ on occupied Donetsk region since 2014, Russia-installed mayor says

Ongoing shelling from Moscow has killed at least two people on Thursday and wounded another three people, Yaroslav Yanushevych said on Telegram.
2 months ago
Volodymyr Zelensky is pictured on the cover of TIME as the person of the year...
Amy Woodyatt, Sebastian Shukla and Nimi Princewill, CNN

Ukrainian President Zelensky named TIME’s ‘person of the year’

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February, he gained new fame as an international audience watched his impassioned video addresses from the streets of the shell-damaged capital, Kyiv.
2 months ago
Russian-backed military officials have said Ukrainian forces are weakening the Kremlin's offensive ...
Julia Kesaieva, Vasco Cotovio, Tim Lister and Sana Noor Haq

Wave of Russian missiles hit Ukraine after Zelensky outlines conditions for peace at G20 summit

The strikes targeted power infrastructure in several regions of the country, leaving more than seven million Ukrainians without power.
3 months ago
An old woman walks in the Kherson region village of Arkhanhelske on Nov. 3, 2022, which was formerl...
Tim Lister, Darya Tarasova and Rob Picheta, CNN

Russia will withdraw forces from Kherson in Ukraine war setback

Russia is retreating from the city of Kherson. It's the only regional capital it has taken since the February invasion. It's war setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
3 months ago
Russian-backed military officials have said Ukrainian forces are weakening the Kremlin's offensive ...
Tim Lister, Josh Pennington, Anna Chernova, Uliana Pavlova, Yulia Kesaieva and Sana Noor Haq, CNN

Russian troops slam generals over ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly killed 300 in Donetsk

Russian troops are saying they are facing a incomprehensible battle after suffering heavy losses during an intense fight in eastern Ukraine.
3 months ago
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy visits the Memory Wall of Fallen Defenders of Ukraine, amid...
Natasha Bertrand, Kylie Atwood and Oren Liebermann, CNN

US officials urge Ukraine to signal it is still open to diplomatic discussions with Russia

In recent weeks, the US has been encouraging Ukraine to let Russia know it is open to diplomatic discussions.
3 months ago
An abandoned car in a southern Ukrainian village formerly occupied by Russian forces is marked with...
Mick Krever, Clarissa Ward and Scott McWhinnie, CNN

In newly liberated villages, Ukrainian investigators uncover horrific claims of Russian sexual violence

Claims of sexual violence by Russian military is being uncovered by Ukrainian investigators.
3 months ago
Smoke rises on the outskirts of Kyiv during a Russian missile attack on Oct. 31. Photo credit: Gleb...
Kostan Nechyporenko, Olga Voitovych, Victoria Butenko and Lianne Kolirin, CNN

Russian missiles bombard cities across Ukraine, hitting power and water infrastructure

President Putin said Monday the onslaught was "partly" a response to an attack on Russia's fleet in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on Saturday.
3 months ago
Natalia Zemko, 81, talks with her daughter Lesya as they drink tea in their kitchen during a power ...
Ivana Kottasová, Olga Voitovych and Nic Robertson, CNN

Ukrainians are dreading the ‘darkest winter’ as Russia takes aim at the power grid

People in Ukraine not looking forward to the winter as Russians continue to strike at power grid.
3 months ago
A drone approaches for an attack in Kyiv on October 17 amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Iran h...
Katie Bo Lillis and Natasha Bertrand, CNN

Iran has sent military trainers to Crimea to train Russian forces to use drones

Military personnel from Iran are training Russians on how to use Iranian-built drones.
3 months ago
The Russian SU-34 fighter jet crashed into a residential building due to the ignition of one of its...
Katharina Krebs, CNN

4 killed as military jet crashes into apartments in western Russia, state media reports

A Russia military jet crashed into a residential building Monday in western Russia, claiming killing four people.
3 months ago
TOPSHOT - A drone approaches for an attack in Kyiv on October 17, 2022, amid the Russian invasion o...
Victoria Butenko and Olga Voitovych, CNN

Russia launches kamikaze drone attack on Kyiv, killing at least three

Kamikaze drones, or suicide drones, are small, portable aerial weapon systems that are hard to detect and can be fired at a distance.
4 months ago
President Biden Delivers Remarks On Reducing Gun Crime...
Kaitlan Collins, Sam Fossum and Paul LeBlanc, CNN

Biden offers stark ‘Armageddon’ warning on the dangers of Putin’s nuclear threats

On Thursday, President Biden issued an Armageddon warning of Russia's continued threat to use nuclear weapons.
4 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) with Ukrainian separatist regional leaders Vladimir Saldo (L),...
Olga Voitovych and Joshua Berlinger, CNN

Russian Parliament begins process to rubber-stamp annexations as Moscow struggles to define borders

Despite there being no set boundaries, Russia's parliament began the process of approving Vladmir Putin's decision to annex part of Ukraine.
4 months ago
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin extremism...
Ellie Kaufman, CNN

Defense secretary condemns ‘nuclear saber-rattling’ but says he doesn’t believe Putin has decided to use nuclear weapons

While U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hasn't seen anything to suggest Russia has decided to use nuclear weapons, he did condemn nuclear saber-rattling
4 months ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow,...
Joshua Berlinger, CNN

Putin announces Russia will annex four regions of Ukraine

The annexation announcement follows so-called referendums in the regions that were universally dismissed as "a sham" by Ukraine and Western nations.
4 months ago

Today’s Top Stories