Clandestine resistance cells are spotting targets, sabotaging rail lines and killing those deemed collaborators as they seek to terrorize Russian forces.
Explosions rocked a munitions depot in Crimea days after blasts hit a Russian airfield there. President Vladimir V. Putin has made the seizure of Crimea a centerpiece of his 22-year rule.
About 2,000 recruits have completed the program and returned to Ukraine. The program aims to train tens of thousands more.
More than 100,000 buildings in Ukraine have been destroyed in the war. Volunteers are clearing away the rubble — and partying while they do it.
Ukrainian forces badly want to to retake the southern region of Kherson from Russian invaders, but Moscow retains a potentially overwhelming advantage.
The government is working to save hundreds of businesses from Russian bombs, remaking western Ukraine into the country’s new economic heartland.
Thousands of Ukrainian civilians have suffered beatings and sometimes electrical shocks, while the U.N. says hundreds have disappeared into Russian jails.
Russia, trying to pin down Ukraine’s forces to blunt a counteroffensive in Kherson, has been firing shells from near a nuclear plants it occupies.
The Brave Commander, a freighter, is expected to carry 23,000 metric tons of wheat to Ethiopia, which World Food Program officials said was “on the verge of famine.”
Striking deep behind enemy lines, the Ukrainians are depleting Russia’s combat potential, slowing its advance in the east and creating new vulnerabilities in the south.
After fleeing the war in Ukraine with his mother, Maksym Kryshtafor, 8, is using his passion for chess to help him assimilate into the United Kingdom.
President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of “nuclear blackmail” as the two sides traded blame.
Revelations that the cellphone of a top opposition politician was tapped have shaken the government and stoked concerns over just how widespread such surveillance is.
President Aleksandar Vucic’s ties to Moscow raise awkward questions as the Kremlin appears to be stirring unrest in the Balkans to deflect attention from the war in Ukraine.
The chief U.N. nuclear monitor called for an immediate stop to fighting that risks a radiation disaster, as Russians and Ukrainians blamed each other for strikes dangerously close to the reactors.
The estimated deaths and injuries are stalling Russia’s progress in eastern Ukraine, military experts say, as fighting intensifies in the south.
This is a war fought in a cycle of opposites: bursts of chaos from outgoing and incoming shelling, and then long lulls in which soldiers undertake the most routine activities.
Turkey needs Russian cash, gas and business as Erdogan looks to a dicey election and a new incursion in Syria, while Moscow needs friends to try to evade Western sanctions.
Rather than try to illustrate the war directly, Ukrainian curators turned to older art that inspired new emotions.
Ukrainians forced from their hometowns by Russia’s invasion find some solace, and success, setting up shop in a new city.
While Russia lacks an effective long-range strike drone, Ukraine’s experimentation has produced an array of inexpensive, plastic aircraft, jerry-rigged to drop grenades or other munitions.
A senior Ukrainian official said his country’s forces were responsible, which Ukraine did not publicly confirm or deny. Russian officials said only that munitions had detonated.
The expansion of NATO has received overwhelming support among Democrats and Republicans in a deeply divided Washington.
Italy already had the biggest Ukrainian community in Western Europe before the war, but in recent months the diaspora has taken on new prominence and visibility.
Ukraine says that announcing a planned offensive on the southern front has paid off in the eastern Donbas region, as both sides deploy forces based on guessing each other’s next moves.
As the city emerged from a 54-hour lockdown, the governor of the Mykolaiv region declared the operation a success, saying that five people had been arrested.
Unlike at Wimbledon, players from Russia and Belarus will be allowed to compete at the U.S. Open. Whether they play in an exhibition to support relief efforts in Ukraine is another question.
In Ukraine, tragedies are a backdrop to everyday existence, piling up in numbers that seem inconceivable, an inescapable reality that feels like the very air in your lungs.
Moscow accused Ukraine of striking near spent-fuel storage at the Zaporizhzhia power plant, while Ukrainian intelligence said it was a move by Russia to destroy infrastructure.
The human rights group accused the Ukrainian military of establishing bases and weapons systems in school and hospitals.
A series of blasts Friday at the plant, which the Russian military is using as cover for artillery attacks, renewed concerns of a radiation catastrophe.
Summer for Ukraine’s children means sunshine and swimming, but also long hours in bomb shelters and mine-safety training. A photographer captured their days in Kyiv for The New York Times.
The countries’ top envoys made separate announcements after a meeting where they sat close together — without talking.
For three decades, nuclear power was one of Germany’s most divisive debates. But with Russia cutting gas, Germans are revisiting their political energy taboos.
Severe equipment and manpower problems could slow President Vladimir V. Putin’s mission as the war enters its sixth month.
A deal allowing ships to start carrying grain from Ukraine solved a logistical problem, but it left a more pressing one for Ukrainian farmers: growing and reaping crops in a war zone.
At a Russian-held prison, graves were dug days before the explosion that killed at least 50 Ukrainian troops held there, Ukrainian officials said.
A federal investigation into Donald Trump’s former lawyer over his work in Ukraine during the 2020 campaign is winding down with no indictment expected.
Sailors are accustomed to not discussing politics at sea, but the war between the two countries has made that more difficult.
For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, a ship loaded with corn sailed out of Odesa, part of a deal officials hope will help ease food shortages around the world.
The price has fallen sharply from its peak after one major producer, Russia, invaded another, Ukraine. But that hasn’t ended fears of a global hunger crisis.
Russia has turned Europe’s largest nuclear power plant into a fortress, stymying Ukraine’s forces and unnerving locals who fear both shelling and a radiation leak.
The president’s announcement is the broadest government directive issued thus far in the war, coming after months of relentless Russian bombardment.
Oleksiy Vadaturskyi, whose company built storage facilities and infrastructure necessary for exporting grain, was killed with his wife in a missile strike.
In Russian-occupied regions in Ukraine, local leaders are forcing civilians to accept Russian rule. Next come sham elections that would formalize Vladimir V. Putin’s claim that they are Russian territories.
A senior U.S. Defense Department official said there was growing evidence that steep Russian losses had left some units ill-prepared to fight.
Ukraine said it was ready for Black Sea grain shipments to resume, while the top Russian and American diplomats talked about a prisoner swap involving the basketball star Brittney Griner.
At least 50 captured fighters died in a blast at a prison in eastern Ukraine, with no clarity on exactly what happened and each country blaming the other.
Nations seeking to help Ukraine should aim at reducing Russia’s profits from oil, not how much it exports.
Now is not the time to accept unfavorable cease-fire proposals.