Ukraine Crisis

  • Military jet shot down in Ukraine

    Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk


    Pro-Russian separatists struck two helicopters as well as a jet with portable air defense systems Wednesday in the Luhansk region of Ukraine.

    A source within the Ukrainian military confirmed the statement by the "South-East Army," which claims the gr...

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  • Ukraine: 17 dead in refugee convoy attack

    Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk


    At least 17 people were killed and six injured in an attack on a refugee convoy in the eastern Luhansk region, Ukrainian authorities said Tuesday.

    Fighting continues around the town of Lutuhyne, near where the convoy was attacked, the website of Ukrai...

  • Civilian caravan attacked, Ukraine army says

    Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk


    Civilians, including women and children, have been killed in an attack on a caravan of refugees in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk region, the Ukrainian military said Monday.

  • Ukraine's mega rich contribute to war effort

    Ukraine's mega rich contribute to war effort


    Some of Ukraine's wealthiest elite are donating millions to fund the ongoing war in their country. And one millionaire is joining his countrymen by preparing to fight on the front lines.

  • Ukraine claims gains against separatists

    Russian aid convoy to Ukraine

    REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

    Russian aid convoy outside Ukraine.

    One month after Malaysia Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine, government military forces there said they've made advances Sunday against pro-Russian separatists.

    Ukrainian forces regained control over the strategic town of Yasynuvata in Donetsk in t...

  • What's happening in Ukraine?

    Russian aid convoy

    Nikita Paukov/Reuters

    Nearly six months since popular protests toppled pro-Moscow President Viktor Yanukovych, fighting between Ukraine's military and pro-Russia rebels continues in eastern Ukraine.

  • Ukraine: We battled Russian military convoy

    Russian convoy in Ukraine

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

    Ukraine claims its artillery destroyed much of a military convoy that crossed from Russia into Ukraine this week -- an incursion that two British newspapers say they witnessed.

    If true, Ukraine's account and the British reports appear to give credence...

  • Russian convoy to Ukraine changes course

    Russian tanks in Crimea


    A convoy of 280 Russian trucks headed for Ukraine, which Moscow says is carrying relief goods for war-weary civilians, has suddenly changed course, according to a Ukrainian state news agency.

    With thousands of Russian troops still posted near the Ukra...

  • 94 killed in 3 days of Ukraine fighting

    Ukraine anti-tank sniper

    REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

    A pro-Russian rebel leader in one eastern Ukrainian city resigned and shells reportedly rocked another rebel-held area Thursday as the Ukrainian military kept up its deadly offensive to retake separatist strongholds.

    The latest developments come after...

  • Russian convoy: Aid or incursion?

    Russian aid convoy

    Nikita Paukov/Reuters

    Somewhere in southern Russia, a convoy of 280 white-painted trucks snaked its way Tuesday toward the Ukrainian border.

    Depending on whom you ask, what's inside may either be a treasure trove of relief goods for war-weary civilians, or the vanguard of ...