The mini-bloggers previously cheered Putin's military, but now "criticized Russian armed forces leadership," the Institute for the Study of War said Saturday.
Russian forces are withdrawing from Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata joins CBS News from Vinnytsia, Ukraine, to discuss this and more of the latest on the war.
Russia’s ambassador to the US hinted at a split in the Kremlin Sunday — as NATO declared Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine is not going to plan, according to reports. Anatoly Antonov, a military officer and diplomat, implied during an appearance on state-run TV that some powerful people inside the Kremlin are ready to give up the brutal invasion, which began more than two months ago. The 67-year-old senior diplomat — who insisted he’s not among those willing to fold — said some forces want to move back troops and “repent.” He added that US officials are covertly giving the Kremlin the terms...
DEMYDIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - The intentional flooding of a small village north of Kyiv that created a quagmire and submerged cellars and fields, but prevented a Russian attack on the capital, was worth all the sacrifice, residents said. Ukrainian forces opened a dam early in the war in Demydiv, causing...
KYIV, May 16 (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Monday troops defending the country's second-largest city, Kharkiv, had repelled Russian forces and advanced as far as the border with Russia. Reuters could not immediately verify Ukraine's battlefield account and it was not clear how many troops had reached the Russian border...
On the outskirts of Kharkiv, the second largest city in Ukraine, the battle between Ukrainian forces and Russian has left the surrounding area in ruin. The fierce standoff has left the Russian troops with their backs at the border and Ukrainian forces steadily regaining territory. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta has more.
A Russian soldier said his commander shot himself in the leg just so he could leave the war in Ukraine, officials say
Audio published by Ukrainian officials showed a Russian soldier telling his mom nobody wanted to be fighting the war in Ukraine.
This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. A spokesman for the Ukrainian military in the southwestern Odesa region said on May 12 that a strike by Ukrainian naval forces damaged a Russian logistics ship in the Black Sea. The claim could not...
Mechanics in Ukraine are repairing Russian tanks that were damaged and captured in battle so they can be used by Ukrainian forces
A group of mechanics in a warehouse in Kharkiv, Ukraine, was looking through Russian equipment for information and salvaging parts of burnt out tanks.
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Daniil Medvedev calls Russian invasion of Ukraine 'very upsetting,' still hopes for chance to play at Wimbledon
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RUSKA LOZOVA, Ukraine/KYIV, May 16 (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops have pushed Russian forces back from the northeastern city of Kharkiv and some have advanced as far as the border with Russia, Ukrainian officials said on Monday. The developments, if confirmed, would signal a further shift in momentum in favour of...
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BRUSSELS, May 16 (Reuters) - EU foreign ministers sought to publicly pressure Hungary on Monday to lift its veto on a proposed oil embargo on Russia, with Lithuania saying the bloc was being "held hostage by one member state". The embargo proposed by the European Commission in early May would...
French automaker Renault has handed over its Russian assets to the Russian government, both parties announced Monday, marking the first major nationalisation since the onset of sanctions over Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine. "Agreements were signed on the transfer of Russian assets of the Renault Group to the Russian Federation and the government of Moscow," the industry ministry said in a statement.
Basketball star Brittney Griner could be brought home in a prisoner swap with a notorious arms dealer dubbed the 'Merchant of Death,' Russian media says
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A day after Finland applied for NATO membership, neighbor Sweden looked to make its own historic application. Latest Ukraine updates.