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Past articles by Yuras:

Ukraine claws back some territory; nuclear plant in peril

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces on Friday claimed new success in their counteroffensive against Russian forces in the country's east, taking control of a sizeable village and pushing toward an important transport junction. → Read More

Shelling goes on near Ukraine nuclear plant, despite risks

The city of Nikopol, located on the opposite bank of the Dnieper River from Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, was fired on with rockets and heavy artillery, regional governor Valentyn Reznichenko said. → Read More

Ukrainians search for 20 missing after Russia strikes mall

Along with the 18 people killed, investigators found fragments of eight more bodies, an official said. → Read More

Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian long-range bombers struck a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine’s central city of Kremenchuk with a missile on Monday, raising fears of what President Vo… → Read More

Officials: Russian missile strike hits crowded Ukrainian shopping mall

Scores of civilians were feared killed or wounded in a Russian missile strike Monday on a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine's central city of Kremenchuk, Ukrainian officials said. → Read More

Officials: At least 10 dead after Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

Ukraine's president accused Russia of sabotaging “people’s attempts to live a normal life, which make the occupiers so angry.” → Read More

Ukrainian army to leave battered city to avoid encirclement

A regional governor in eastern Ukraine says that the country's troops will retreat from a besieged city to avoid encirclement. → Read More

In Ukraine, mines take lives even after fighting moves on

Ukraine is now one of the most mined countries in Europe. → Read More

Russians control 80% of key Ukraine city, cut escape routes

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops control about 80% of the fiercely contested eastern Ukrainian city of Sieverodonetsk and have destroyed all three bridges leading out of the city but Ukrai… → Read More

Russians control 80% of contested city in eastern Ukraine

About 12,000 people remain in Sievierodonetsk, a city with a pre-war population of 100,000. → Read More

Ukraine: 100-200 soldiers die daily, new plea for more arms

Up to 200 Ukrainian soldiers are being killed every day in Russia’s military onslaught, according to an adviser to Ukraine’s president — and only more and more advanced Western weaponry will turn back the Russian offensive. → Read More

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battle

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — As Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried Saturday to shake European resolve to p… → Read More

Putin blames West for food supply issues in 80-minute call with France, German leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin held an 80-minute call with the leaders of France and Germany in which he warned against the continued transfers of Western weapons to Ukraine. → Read More

Zelenskyy: Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine has begun

Russia attacked along a broad front over 300 miles long, Ukrainian officials said. → Read More

Putin vows to press invasion until Russia’s goals are met

He insisted the campaign was going as planned, despite a major withdrawal in the face of stiff Ukrainian opposition and significant losses. → Read More

Mariupol mayor fears death toll could surpass 20K in Russian siege

Mariupol's mayor accused Russian forces of having blocked weeks of attempted humanitarian convoys into the city in part to conceal the carnage. → Read More

Putin vows to press invasion of Ukraine until Russia's goals are met

Putin insisted Tuesday the campaign was going as planned, despite a major withdrawal in the face of stiff Ukrainian opposition and significant losses. → Read More

10,000 dead in Mariupol as Russia prepares for new assault on eastern Ukraine

A senior U.S. defense official described a Russian convoy rolling toward Izyum as part of redeployment for what appears to be a looming Russian campaign in the east. → Read More

Mariupol mayor says siege has killed more than 10K civilians

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The mayor of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol said Monday that more than 10,000 civilians have died in the Russian siege of his city, and that the death toll could sur… → Read More

Ukrainian forces retake areas near Kyiv amid fear of traps

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops moved cautiously to retake territory north of the country’s capital on Saturday, using cables to pull the bodies of civilians off streets of one to… → Read More