Ukraine-News +++ Zelenskyj on the anniversary of the World War – “Evil is back, in a different uniform” +++

DShortly before celebrations marking the end of World War II in Moscow, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin of forgetting history. “Russia has forgotten everything that was important to the victors of World War II,” he said in a video message on Sunday evening. Decades after World War II, “evil is … Read more

The Situation at Noon: Fierce Fighting for Snake Island

snake island This satellite image taken by Planet Labs PBC on May 6 shows thick black smoke billowing from a suspected Ukrainian drone attack on Russian positions on Ukrainian Snake Island in the Black Sea. (Photo: dpa) Kyiv Before May 9, Russia intensifies its attack efforts in Ukraine. According to their own statements, the Russian … Read more

News from Ukraine: Children, women and the elderly left the steelworks | Current World | DW

The essentials in a nutshell: Children, women and the elderly leave a besieged steel plant in Mariupol UN Security Council endorses Ukraine statement Explosions in Transnistria US releases more military aid Italy blocks luxury Russian yacht All children, women and the elderly were brought to safety from the Azov-Stahl plant in Mariupol, besieged by Russian … Read more

War in Ukraine: Kyiv reports rescue of all women, children and elderly from Mariupol steel plant

abroad Ukrainian War Kyiv signals rescue of all women, children and elderly from Mariupol Steel Plant From: 8:10 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Pro-Russian separatists stand alongside buses transporting civilians evacuated from Mariupol to temporary accommodation in the Donetsk region Source: REUTERS According to the Ukrainian government, all the women, children and elderly people … Read more

Ukrainian War: ‘I replied with obscenities,’ politician says of Russian offer

DThe Russian occupation in southern Ukraine is taking steps to secede from the Cherson region. Residents of Kherson should be entitled to Russian passports, a pro-Moscow regional politician said on Friday. The Russian state news agency Ria Novosti has appointed Kirill Stremusov as deputy head of the Kherson regional military-civilian administration. “We will integrate as … Read more

War in Ukraine: kyiv sank flagship Moskva, apparently with help from US intelligence

abroad Ukrainian War Ukraine apparently sank Moskva with US intelligence Status: 08:46 | Reading time: 4 minutes “Ukraine believes Mariupol should be captured by May 9” “The United States considers the situation in Mariupol more relaxed than Ukraine,” says WELT journalist Max Hermes. According to American information, there are practically no Russian troops in the … Read more

Show of power: Russian forces in Kaliningrad simulate nuclear attack

DAccording to reports from Moscow, Russian forces in Kaliningrad simulated attacks with nuclear-capable missiles amid the offensive in Ukraine. As part of an exercise, about 100 soldiers simulated the “electronic launch” of mobile ballistic missile systems with nuclear weapons of the Iskander type, the Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday. The armed forces practiced attacks … Read more

Mariupol: “Violent fighting” on the site of the Azov Steelworks

RUkraine says US troops at site of besieged Azov steel plant Mariupol Advanced. One is still in contact with the defenders, says MP David Arachamia on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Contact with Ukrainian soldiers at the Azov plant has, however, been lost, Mariupol Mayor Vadym Boichenko told Ukrainian television. The authorities therefore do not know … Read more

Russia apparently plans to annex Ukrainian territory in May

RAccording to US estimates, Ussland plans to annex large parts of eastern Ukraine in May and recognize the southern Ukrainian city of Cherson as an independent republic. The expected US approach came “straight from the Kremlin’s tactical playbook”, said Michael Carpenter, US ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The United States … Read more

Russia apparently plans to annex Ukrainian territory in May

RAccording to US estimates, Ussland plans to annex large parts of eastern Ukraine in May and recognize the southern Ukrainian city of Cherson as an independent republic. The expected US approach came “straight from the Kremlin’s tactical playbook”, said Michael Carpenter, US ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The United States … Read more