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Survivors and UN report blame Russia for explosion that killed over 50 Ukrainian POWs

Former Ukrainian prisoners of war who survived the explosions two years ago in the Russian-held barracks at Olenivka still puzzle over the strange events leading up to that night
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Mariia Alieksieievych, whose husband Serhii survived the explosions at the Russian-controlled Olenivka prison but is still a POW, attends a protest in Vinnitsia, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday, July 13, 2024. Mariia last caught sight of him in his hospital bed in a video circulating on Russian media, slowly answering questions as he recovered from his injuries. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
July 25, 2024 at 5:10 AM

Ukraine's foreign minister seeking 'common ground' with China in talks on ending war

Ukraine’s foreign minister says he is seeking “common ground” in talks with his Chinese counterpart on ending his country’s war with Russia
July 25, 2024 at 5:10 AM
FILE -Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba attends a meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, not pictured, July 9, 2024, at the State Department in Washington. Ukraine's foreign minister said Wednesday that he is seeking “common ground” in talks with his Chinese counterpart on ending his country's war with Russia. (AP Photo/Stephanie Scarbrough, File)
July 21, 2024 at 8:46 PM

Ukrainian civilians wounded in Russian attacks as Russia claims gains in the east

At least two people have been killed in Ukrainian strikes on the partly Russian-occupied Donetsk region, Russian state media say, while Russian strikes wounded at least five people in Ukraine overnight
July 21, 2024 at 8:46 PM
In this photo provided by Ukraine's 24th Mechanised Brigade press service, servicemen of the 24th Mechanised Brigade prepare to fire 155mm M-109 "Paladin" howitzer towards Russian forces near the frontline town of Chasiv Yar, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday, July 20, 2024. (Oleg Petrasiuk/Ukrainian 24th Mechanised Brigade via AP)
July 20, 2024 at 2:14 PM

At least 6 dead and thousands without power as Russia continues strikes on Ukraine

A Ukrainian former lawmaker best known for her crusade to promote the Ukrainian language has died after being shot in the street by an unknown assailant
July 20, 2024 at 2:14 PM
People block the traffic as they protest against regular power cuts caused by massive Russian missile attacks that ruined the country's energy facilities in central Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Friday, July 19, 2024. (AP Photo/Andriy Andriyenko)
July 19, 2024 at 11:41 PM

Trump says he had a 'very good phone call' with Zelenskyy

Zelenskyy reached out to Trump, according to a source close to the Ukrainian leader and Trump, who said the two had a "very good phone call."
July 19, 2024 at 11:41 PM
President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sept. 25, 2019.
July 19, 2024 at 11:42 AM

Ukrainian leader to address Britain's government to appeal for support

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged Britain’s new government to help Kyiv’s forces attack deeper inside Russia to stop deadly missile strikes
July 19, 2024 at 11:42 AM
Britain's Prime Minister Keir Starmer, right, and Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speak during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday July 19, 2024. (Benjamin Cremel/Pool Photo via AP)
July 18, 2024 at 10:15 AM

Trump’s VP pick Vance opposes US aid for Ukraine, intensifying fear for Kyiv's future

“I do not think that it is in America's interest to continue to fund an effectively never-ending war in Ukraine,” Vance said. "We’ve done more than our fair share.”
July 18, 2024 at 10:15 AM
Former President Donald Trump pumps his fist alongside Republican vice-presidential candidate J.D. Vance during the second day of the 2024 Republican National Convention, in Milwaukee, July 16, 2024.
July 18, 2024 at 1:18 AM

Russia and Ukraine swap 95 prisoners of war each in their latest exchange

Ukraine and Russia have exchanged 95 prisoners of war each, three weeks after their last swap and as part of what have been occasional agreements to send captured troops home
July 18, 2024 at 1:18 AM
In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, Ukrainian prisoners of war hold Marine's flags as they pose for a photo after a prisoners exchange at an undisclosed location in Ukraine. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
July 17, 2024 at 7:01 AM

Ukraine faces twin challenges of fighting Russia and shifting political sands in US

After almost 30 months of war with Russia, Ukraine’s difficulties on the battlefield are mounting even as its vital support from the United States is increasingly at the mercy of changing political winds
July 17, 2024 at 7:01 AM
A Ukrainian officer with the 56th Separate Motorized Infantry Mariupol Brigade fires rockets from a pickup truck at Russian positions on the front line near Bakhmut in Ukraine's Donetsk region on March 5, 2024. Ukraine faces twin challenges of fighting Russia and the shifting political sands in the US. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 16, 2024 at 3:18 AM

Ukraine needs 25 Patriot air defense systems and more F-16 warplanes, Zelenskyy says

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says his country needs 25 Patriot air defense systems to fully defend its airspace and protect the entire country from Russian missile attacks
July 16, 2024 at 3:18 AM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks during his press conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, July 15, 2024. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
July 13, 2024 at 8:09 PM

Fire breaks out at Russian oil depot as Russia and Ukraine exchange drone attacks

Russian shelling of Ukraine has killed four people as the two countries exchanged drone attacks, one of which set ablaze a Russian oil depot
July 13, 2024 at 8:09 PM
In this photo taken from video released by the Russian Defense Ministry on Friday, July 12, 2024, Russian soldiers fire from their howitzer from their position at Ukrainian troops at an undisclosed location in Ukraine. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
July 12, 2024 at 7:25 AM

UN demands Russia immediately return Europe's biggest nuclear plant to Ukraine

The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution demanding that Russia urgently withdraw its military and personnel from Europe’s largest nuclear power plant and immediately return the facility to Ukraine
July 12, 2024 at 7:25 AM
July 11, 2024 at 11:33 PM

Biden introduces Zelenskyy as Putin in gaffe during NATO summit meeting

President Joe Biden accidentally called Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy by the name of his rival, President Vladimir Putin, when introducing him at the NATO summit.
July 11, 2024 at 11:33 PM
VIDEO: Biden introduces Zelenskyy as Putin in gaffe during NATO summit meeting
July 11, 2024 at 6:15 PM

China 'firmly' rejects NATO accusations that it's an 'enabler' of Russian war

NATO members had included the accusations against China as part of a wide-ranging declaration.
July 11, 2024 at 6:15 PM
NATO members had included the accusations against China as part of a wide-ranging declaration.
July 11, 2024 at 9:02 AM

Russian missile attack on Ukraine hospital complicates treatment of kids with cancer

Russia’s heaviest bombardment of Kyiv in four months has had severe consequences, paralyzing the operations of the country’s largest children’s hospital and severely affecting the young patients already battling life-threatening diseases
July 11, 2024 at 9:02 AM
Yuliia Vasylenko poses for a portrait with her son Denys, 11, as he plays on a video game console at the National Cancer Institute in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Denys is one of 31 young patients battling cancer who were relocated to the hospital from Okhmatdyt Children’s Hospital after it was struck by a Russian missile this week. (AP Photo/Alex Babenko)
July 9, 2024 at 10:59 AM

Ukraine searches children's hospital ruins as NATO countries condemn Russian strike

More than 400 people were busy overnight on rescue operations at the Kyiv children’s hospital and elsewhere, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy said on Tuesday.
July 9, 2024 at 10:59 AM
Emergency and rescue personnel operate and clear the rubble of the destroyed building of Ohmatdyt Children's Hospital following a missile strike in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on July 8, 2024.
July 8, 2024 at 2:22 PM

Children's hospital in Kyiv struck in Russian missile attacks

ABC News’ Ian Pannell has the latest on the Russian missiles hitting Ukraine, one day before President Joe Biden is set to host a NATO summit in Washington, D.C.
July 8, 2024 at 2:22 PM
VIDEO: Russia launches missiles at Ukrainian cities
July 6, 2024 at 3:57 PM

Children who fled Russian invasion find community in Ukrainian scouting group

At a Ukrainian scouting group's Spring Festival, children who fled Russia's invasion gather and gain a sense of community.
July 6, 2024 at 3:57 PM
Kalyna Durbak, right, of the Ukrainian Scouting Organization Plast, instructing young scouts in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada.
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2 years after pushing back Russia, Kharkiv faces barrage of attacks

Two years after Ukraine pushed back Russian forces, Kharkiv is facing a barrage of attacks.
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VIDEO: 2 years after pushing Russia back, Kharkiv faces barrage of attacks
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Putin deepens ties with Vietnam amid Russian isolation over Ukraine

Putin's visit to Vietnam is widely seen as aimed at sending a signal that Russia still has friends in the region.
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Vietnam's President To Lam attend a reception at the Hanoi Opera House in Hanoi, Vietnam June 20, 2024.
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Vice President Harris among other world leaders at peace summit for Ukraine

Meeting in Switzerland, Vice President Kamala Harris met with President Zelenskyy and announced another $1.5 billion in aid to Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Vice President Harris among other world leaders at peace summit for Ukraine
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Harris, Zelenskyy join world leaders to discuss peace plan in Ukraine

Vice President Harris announced another $1.5 billion from USAID for Ukrainian infrastructure and humanitarian needs.
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US Vice President Kamala Harris is welcomed by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during the Summit on peace in Ukraine, in Stansstad near Lucerne, Switzerland, on June 15, 2024.
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Newly blinded Ukrainian commander helps others losing eyesight

Col. Oleh Avtomeenko was wounded while performing a combat mission in Donetsk region, on the first days of the Russian full-scale invasion in late February 2022.
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Col. Oleh Avtomeenko at the training centre in Lviv, Ukraine, in March 2024.
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G7 leaders strike deal on using Russian assets to back $50B loan to Ukraine

President Joe Biden and key allies have agreed to use interest from frozen Russian assets to back a $50 billion loan for Ukraine's war efforts and economic reconstruction.
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VIDEO: G7 leaders strike deal on using Russian assets to back $50B loan to Ukraine
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Zelenskyy addresses G7 summit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke at the G7 summit in Italy with U.S. President Joe Biden to announce a bilateral security agreement to strengthen defense against Russia.
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VIDEO: Zelenskyy addresses G7 summit
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Biden signs security agreement with Ukraine at G7 summit

President Joe Biden and Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, signed a security agreement to bolster Ukraine’s defenses for 10 years.
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VIDEO: Biden signs security agreement with Ukraine at G7 summit
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Biden, Zelenskyy sign new 10-year security agreement

President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a press conference Thursday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Italy.
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President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy shake hands, during a press conference, on the day of a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G7 summit, in Fasano, Italy, June 13, 2024.
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President Biden strengthens Ukraine's defense with bilateral security agreement

In a round robin, ABC News correspondents Selena Wang, Mick Mulroy, and Patrick Reevell discuss the impacts of this historical agreement.
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VIDEO: President Biden strengthens Ukraine's defense with bilateral security agreement
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Ukraine-Russia war at top of agenda at G7 Summit

ABC News senior White House correspondent Selina Wang is in Bari, Italy, with the latest on the G7 summit.
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VIDEO: Ukraine-Russia war at top of agenda at G7 Summit
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G7 leaders agree to lend Ukraine $50 billion using frozen Russian assets

The money would come from interest accrued on some $300 billion.
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A family photo during a welcome ceremony on day one of the 50th G7 summit at Borgo Egnazia on June 13, 2024 in Fasano, Italy.
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Biden, Zelenskyy to sign US-Ukraine security agreement at G7 summit

"We'll be sending Russia a signal of our resolve," an official said.
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President Joe Biden shakes hands with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Paris, June 7, 2024.
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US and Ukraine to sign a major security agreement at the G7: sources

The agreement will help Ukraine develop military capacity and production, sources said.
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VIDEO: US and Ukraine to sign major security agreement at the G7: Sources
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At G7, Biden to push $50B loan to Ukraine using frozen Russian assets

The summit starts Thursday in Italy.
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President Joe Biden walks off Marine One to board Air Force One, June 12, 2024, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Biden is traveling to Italy for the G7 summit.
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Ukrainian military creates new Unmanned Systems Forces branch for drone warfare

Ukraine on Tuesday launched its Unmanned Systems Forces, a new branch of its military focused on drone warfare that officials said was the first of its kind.
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An uncrewed drone is seen in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday as the country's military launches its Unmanned Systems Forces, a new branch of its military focused on drone warfare.
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Permission to win: Ukraine needs more from Biden than weapons to defeat Russia

Ukraine needs more from Biden than weapons to defeat Russia, according to experts.
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Ukrainian soldiers prepare to fire 120mm mortar towards Russian position on the front line at undisclosed location in Donetsk region, Ukraine, June 4, 2024.
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Exclusive: Biden tells Muir US weapons will not be used to strike Moscow, Kremlin

President Biden tells David Muir U.S. weapons will not be used to strike Moscow or the Kremlin in response to Putin’s statement about authorization of American weapons inside Russia.
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VIDEO: Exclusive: Biden tells Muir US weapons will not be used to strike Moscow or Kremlin
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US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin meets with Zelenskyy

The Pentagon says that the U.S. Defense secretary reiterated the U.S.'s unwavering support for Ukraine during a security summit in Singapore.
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VIDEO: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin meets with Zelenskyy
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Biden gives permission to Ukraine to strike inside Russian territory with US weapons

President Joe Biden has given Ukraine permission to strike inside Russia near the area of Kharkiv using American-provided weapons, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.
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VIDEO: Biden gives permission to Ukraine to strike inside Russian territory with US weapons
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Biden signals policy shift on Russia-Ukraine war

President Joe Biden has given Ukrainian forces permission to strike inside Russia with American weapons. This only applies to the border region near Kharkiv, and not for long-range strikes.
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VIDEO: Biden signals policy shift on Russia-Ukraine war
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Ukraine given permission to use US weapons in Russia

President Biden gave the green light for Ukraine to launch American-supplied weapons into Russia, with President Vladimir Putin calling the move an escalation.
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VIDEO: Ukraine given permission to use US weapons in Russia
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Biden permits Ukraine to carry out limited strikes within Russia

President Joe Biden has authorized Ukraine to utilize U.S.-provided munitions against military targets in only a limited area of Russia to avoid sparking a wider conflict with the West.
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VIDEO: Biden permits Ukraine to carry out limited strikes within Russia
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Russian missile strike hits shopping center in Kharkiv

The large shopping complex in Ukraine’s second-largest city may have had up to 200 people inside at the time of the strike.
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VIDEO: Russian missile strike hits shopping center in Kharkiv
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Ukrainian colonel presses for more US arms amid Russian offense: Reporter’s notebook

ABC News sat down with Col. Oleksandr Bakulin, commander of Ukraine’s 57th brigade, in a rare interview as his unit battles a Russian offensive near Kharkiv.
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Col. Oleksandr Bakulin, of Ukraine's 57th Motorized Brigade, speaks with ABC News' Foreign Correspondent James Longman in a secret location near Kharkiv, Ukraine.
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Austin says 'expectation' is Ukraine won't use US weapons outside its territory

Russia has made "tactical gains" in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, a military expert told ABC News.
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Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin holds a joint press conference following a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at the Pentagon, May 20, 2024, in Arlington, Va.
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Deadly strike on beach resort outside Kharkiv

Six people were killed in the Russian attack. Plus, more villages are being evacuated.
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VIDEO: Deadly strike on beach resort outside Kharkiv
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‘It is time’ to help Ukraine hit bases in Russia: Victoria Nuland

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews Victoria Nuland on “This Week.”
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VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Victoria Nuland
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Ukraine’s second-largest city under bombardment by Russia

ABC News’ James Longman reports on the latest in Ukraine on “This Week.”
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VIDEO: Ukraine’s second-largest city under bombardment by Russia
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Fighting rages near Ukraine’s 2nd-largest city

ABC News’ James Longman reports from Kharkiv, where the latest Russian offensive threatens Ukraine’s second-largest city.
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VIDEO: Fighting rages near Ukraine’s 2nd-largest city
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Fighting in Ukraine rages near Kharkiv

Thousands have fled Ukraine's second-largest city as Ukrainian troops struggle to hold Russia at bay in the east.
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VIDEO: Fighting in Ukraine rages near Kharkiv
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Fighting rages near Ukraine's 2nd largest city

Vladimir Putin says Russia wants a buffer zone outside Kharkiv with no plans to take the city.
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VIDEO: Fighting rages near Ukraine's 2nd largest city