Ukrainian soldier, home on leave, reflects on horrors of war

WROCLAW, Poland, Aug 19 (Reuters) - For Ukrainian soldier Dmytro Dovzhenko, embracing his family back in Poland after six months on the front line has a special poignancy as he tries to clear his mind of the image of a mother and child whose mutilated bodies had been tied together.
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Russian spy assumed victory in Ukraine and had Kyiv apartment picked out before war

The Kremlin was so certain of victory in Ukraine, a top Russian official had already picked out a pad in Kyiv before the war began, intelligence has reportedly revealed. In February, before Russian troops crossed the border with Ukraine, Moscow’s power brokers assumed it would be a short and easy war, according to intelligence provided to the Washington Post. Igor Kovalenko, a senior FSB official who had run spies in Ukraine, was among them. According to the intercepts by Ukrainian intelligence and their Western counterparts, Kovalenko had his eye on an apartment in Kyiv, asking an FSB subordinate for the contact information...
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Olivia Wilde, 38, Makes Out With Boyfriend Harry Styles, 28, In NYC As Custody War With Ex Jason Sudeikis Turns Nasty

What custody battle? Olivia Wilde is living her best life despite her ongoing war for her two children with Jason Sudeikis. Radar has learned that even though the 38-year-old actress fought, and won, to keep the custody battle in California despite her ex's plea to have it in New York, Wilde is currently in the Big Apple with her much-younger boyfriend, Harry Styles, 28.Wilde didn't try to hide her chemistry with the British heartthrob, packing on the PDA at a local gym before hitting the town for a fun night out. The Don't Worry Darling director was caught locking lips...

Why are there World War II era planes at Watertown airport?

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - It’s a step back in time at the Watertown International Airport. Training planes used during World War II flew in on Thursday night. Known as “Texans,” they’re in the north country for an event at the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton.

Fly in a B-25 Mitchell from World War II

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — Fly in a Historic B-25 Mitchell Aircraft in Springfield. The event is on August 20, and August 21 at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. The North American B-25 Mitchell is a medium bomber from the Second World War. The B-25 is a twin-engined and twin-tailed...
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Cascade Warbirds to Fly Missing Man Formation over Lakewood to Honor Local Veteran

Submitted by the Cascade Warbirds. Cascade Warbirds members will be flying their aircraft in a special formation to salute USMC LtCol Raymond Swalley who died earlier this year. The flyover is scheduled to coordinate with the funeral ceremony at 2 PM on Wednesday, August 24, at the Little Church on the Prairie, 6310 Motor Avenue SW, Lakewood, WA.

Revolutionary War veteran of Madison County to be honored Saturday

The gravesite and military service of a Revolutionary War veteran will be commemorated in a ceremony this Saturday, August 20, at 10 a.m. in the Eldridge-Powell Cemetery. The small cemetery is easily accessible and located just north of Bob Wade Lane in Madison County on West Ridge Dr. The event...

Ukrainian festival returns amid war

LEHIGHTON, Pa. — Set up is well underway outside the Ukrainian Homestead near Lehighton. In less than 24 hours, these grounds will be packed with people for this year's Ukrainian festival. "This is both a cultural celebration. We also mark the anniversary of Ukrainian independence," Paula Holoviak, one of...

Rishi Sunak would ban new smart motorways to end ‘war on motorists’

Rishi Sunak would ban new smart motorways, clamp down on rogue parking fines and review low traffic neighbourhoods to combat what he calls a “war on motorists”. The Tory leadership contender’s camp described him as the “most pro-driver chancellor in history” as he battles to make up ground on rival Liz Truss.

Oleksandr Usyk wants to put a smile on the face of his war-torn home when he faces Anthony Joshua tomorrow... he hopes to force Ukraine to sing, even as the missiles fall

It is a fight for Anthony Joshua. For Oleksandr Usyk it is war. Quite literally. From the Zaporozhian Cossack costumes to the patriotic Ukrainian folk songs, the backdrop to tomorrow's heavyweight title defence is impossible to ignore. Sport and sports people are certainly not shielded from the horrors back home....