Category: Kharkiv

A Russian soldier says his unit was almost wiped out by Ukrainian fire and drones, with half killed on their...

Ukrainian soldiers in the border city of Vovchansk, in Chuhuiv Raion, Kharkiv Oblast, on May 20, 2024. Kostiantyn Liberov/Libkos/Getty Images A Russian soldier has described heavy losses for his unit in Kharkiv, with only 12 of 100 remaining. Russia launched a new front in Kharkiv on May 10, quickly capturing territory. But the soldier’s account adds to assessments that Russia has fumbled the offensive so…

Ukrainian officials want the green light to strike targets in Russia with US weapons, saying they couldn’t do anything about...

M142 HIMARS launches a rocket on Russian position on December 29, 2023 in Ukraine. Serhii Mykhalchuk/Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images Ukrainian officials say the ban on US weapons firing into Russia is exposing them to attack. Russia invaded Kharkiv this past weekend, weeks after Ukraine said it was massing troops on the border. Parliament official Oleksandra Ustinova said Ukraine could only watch as Russia…

A Ukrainian recon commander in Kharkiv said its first line of defense was missing, in a ‘betrayal’ that allowed Russian...

Volunteers, together with the police, inspect the site of the explosion and remove sharp objects from the road on May 12, 2024 in Vovchansk Kharkiv Region, Ukraine. Vlada Liberova/Libkos/Getty Images A Ukrainian commander complained that promised defenses in Kharkiv are missing, per the BBC. Denys Yaroslavskyi called the lack of defense like mines a “betrayal,” blaming corruption or negligence. Russia has launched a renewed assault on…