Russian Journalist sentenced for speaking out on Ukraine 

A court in Moscow on Wednesday sentenced a Russian journalist in absentia to eight years in prison on charges of disparaging the military, the latest move in the authorities’ relentless crackdown on dissent. Alexander Nevzorov, a television journalist and former…

Biden rejects F-16s for Ukraine as Russia claims gains

Ukraine’s defence minister is expected in Paris today to meet President Emmanuel Macron amid a debate among Kyiv’s allies over whether to provide fighter jets for its war against Russia, after US President Joe Biden ruled out giving F-16s. Ukraine…

Tanks for Ukraine: Germany to send Leopard 2s and allow others to export

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has decided to send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, and allow other countries to do the same, reports in Germany say. Leopard 2s are made in Germany and Berlin needs to approve their export. Germany has…

Top Ukrainian officials quit in anti-corruption drive

Several senior Ukrainian officials have resigned as President Volodymyr Zelensky begins a shake-up of personnel across his government. A top adviser, four deputy ministers and five regional governors left their posts on Tuesday. Their departures come as Ukraine launches a…

Former UK PM Boris Johnson makes trip to Ukraine

Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has travelled to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Mr Johnson visited the outskirts of the city on Sunday before being received by Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Conservative MP said it was a “privilege” to…

Ukraine war: Germany yet to make decision on sending tanks

Germany has not yet decided whether to send Leopard tanks to Ukraine, or allow other countries to donate theirs, despite pressure on Berlin to act. A meeting on Friday to co-ordinate military donations for Kyiv did agree to supply more…

CIA chief Burns meets Ukraine’s Zelensky in Kyiv as Washington ups support

CIA Director William Burns visited Kyiv last week to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a US official said Thursday, in the latest example of high-level contacts between the US and Ukraine. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity…

Ukraine’s interior ministry leadership killed in helicopter crash

Eighteen people have been killed, including Ukraine’s interior affairs minister, after a helicopter crashed beside a nursery in an eastern suburb of the capital Kyiv. Three children were among the dead and 15 more are being treated in hospital. The…

Ukraine war: Zelensky delivers defiant Christmas message after Russian strikes

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged his people to persevere in the face of Russian attacks as the country celebrates Christmas. In a defiant speech on Saturday, he said: “Freedom comes at a high price. But slavery has an even…

American Suedi Murekezi freed from Russian-controlled territory by Ukrainian military intelligence

American Suedi Murekezi has just been freed from Russian-controlled territory by a team from Ukraine’s military intelligence and is now being driven to Kyiv. ABC News followed a military convoy into the war’s grey zone just outside Zaphorizhia in southern…

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