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Red Cross registers hundreds of Ukrainian POWs from Mariupol

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The international Red Cross said Thursday it has registered “hundreds” of Ukrainian prisoners of war who left the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol. The Internati...

Interrogation, uncertainty for soldiers abandoning Mariupol

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia said Wednesday that nearly 1,000 Ukrainian troops at a giant steelworks in Mariupol have surrendered, abandoning their dogged defense of a site that became a symbol of thei...

Ukraine working to pull last fighters from Mariupol mill

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian fighters defending the last holdout in Mariupol were evacuated to areas controlled by Russian-backed separatists and officials worked Tuesday to get the rest...

US, Russian defense chiefs speak for 1st time since invasion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu spoke with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday after months of refusing direct contact with his American counterpart. But official...

Live updates | UN blames Russia for most civilian casualties

BERLIN — The U.N.'s human rights chief says her office has found that Russian forces and affiliated armed groups are responsible for most civilian deaths during the war in Ukraine. H...

Russia continues steel mill airstrikes as Ukraine seeks deal

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces were continuing their airstrikes on the Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol and pressing their advance on towns in eastern Ukraine, the general staff of Ukraine’s armed...

Ukraine: Will the railroad be what decides the war?

Ukrzaliznytsia trains are still running. On Wednesday evening, a laconic statement from Ukraine's state railroad company merely reported that 20 of its long-distance trains were delayed by up to 1...

Live updates l Explosion damages railway bridge in Kursk

An explosive device damaged a railway bridge Sunday in the Kursk region of Russia, which borders Ukraine, and a criminal investigation has been started. The region’s government reported the blast in a...

Russian mercenaries are Putin's 'coercive tool' in Africa

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — When abuses were reported in recent weeks in Mali — fake graves designed to discredit French forces; a massacre of some 300 people, mostly civilians — all evidence pointed to the...

'A great pity': Ukrainian village faces a churchless Easter

LUKASHIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — A single metal cross remains inside the church of shattered brick and blackened stone. Russian soldiers used the house of worship for storing ammunition, residents said, and...

AP PHOTOS: Loss and horror during week of burials and tears

A woman screams in horror next to the body of a 15-year-old boy killed during a Russian attack in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Another woman is held by a friend as she collapses in grief next to the...

First Hydrogen Appoints Chief Engineer

Vancouver, British Columbia - Newsfile Corp. - April 20, 2022 - First Hydrogen Corp. (TSXV: FHYD) (OTC Pink: FHYDF) (FSE: FIT) ("FIRST HYDROGEN" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointmen...

Live Updates | Putin: West's sanctions 'blitz' has failed

MOSCOW — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says that the barrage of Western sanctions against Russia has failed. Putin said Monday that the West “expected to quickly upset the financ...

Germany tries to mend Ukraine relations after Steinmeier snub

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's apparent snub from Kyiv has led to some heavy political fallout in Germany. The day after the scandal, Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann, chairwoman of the parliame...

Ukrainian defenders dig in as Russia boosts firepower

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A showdown looms in Ukraine after Russia appointed a new military commander and looked to concentrate its attacks in the east, while Ukraine’s president said his troops will hold ...