Thirty civilians were killed and102 wounded in missile attacks Saturday on Mariupol, an industrial center and seaport in southeast Ukraine, officials said.
Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials conceded Thursday.
Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine.
Fierce fighting raged in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in the capital, Kiev, to light candles for peace.
A missile struck a passenger bus near a town in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, leaving 11 civilians dead and 17 wounded, officials said.
A leading Russian elected official on Thursday called for an investigation of the United States' atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II as a "crime against humanity."
The Ukrainian parliament voted Tuesday to end the nation’s nonaligned status in the face of Russian aggression, angering Moscow and potentially opening the way to NATO membership in years to come.
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