The fall of Mariupol appears at hand as Ukraine is moving to abandon a sprawling steel plant where its soldiers had held out under relentless bombardment for months, which would make it the biggest city to fall into Russian hands.
McDonald's pointed to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war in Ukraine and has started the process of selling its Russian business, which employs 62,000 people.
"Stefania" was written as a tribute to the lead singer's mother, but since Russia’s invasion it has become an anthem to the motherland.
“The brutal invasion (by) Russia is losing momentum. We know that with the bravery of the Ukrainian people and army, and with our help, Ukraine can win this war.”
This year's Eurovision brought the usual - flames, whacky costumes and dance moves - and a somber win for Ukraine's band, Kalush Orchestra, as war rages on back home.
McConnell's visit to Kyiv is a “strong signal of bipartisan support for Ukraine” on the 80th day of its war with Russia, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
Russian troops are accused of killing, torturing and abusing possibly thousands of Ukrainian civilians.
Finnish leaders announced Thursday their belief that Finland should join NATO because of Russia's war in Ukraine. Sweden could soon follow suit.
President Biden vowed to help farmers try to ease a global spike in food prices as he visited a family farm and unrolled policies meant to increase harvests in ways that the administration believes could also help to reduce grocery bills at home.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the shipment of a multimillion-dollar aid package to Odesa, Ukraine, on Tuesday, including medical supplies and body armor.
Ukrainian officials say Russian missiles pummeled the vital port of Odesa, part of apparent efforts to disrupt supply lines and weapons shipments.
While Western analysts in recent weeks had widely expected Putin to use the holiday to trumpet some kind of victory in Ukraine or announce an escalation, he did neither.
The steel mill in Mariupol, where roughly 2,000 Ukrainian fighters are making their last stand, is the only part of the city not under Russian control.
The bandmates played in metro station converted into a bomb shelter.
“Most likely, all 60 people who remain under the rubble are now dead," a Ukraine official said.
The first lady traveled under the cloak of secrecy, becoming the latest high-profile American to enter Ukraine during its 10-week-old conflict with Russia.
Zelenskyy pushes for harsher sanctions as the war in Ukraine persists
Dominion Energy Virginia told state regulators this week that it expects customers’ bills to increase substantially as the result of dramatic increases in fuel prices.
All women, children and older adults have been evacuated from a Ukrainian steel mill that's been under attack by Russian forces for weeks.
Some 2,000 Ukrainian fighters are believed to be holed up beneath Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol. Ukraine said a few hundred civilians were also trapped there.