Commenters and Jewish groups demanded an apology
The Ukrainian president briefed lawmakers on the state of the war and told them Ukrainians “are winning." He was facing Republicans who question the flow of U.S. dollars that for 19 months has helped keep his troops in the fight against Russian forces.
Kyiv filed its case two days after Russia invaded Ukraine, arguing that the attack was based on false claims by Russia of acts of genocide in the regions of eastern Ukraine.
North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un has returned home from a trip to Russia where he deepened “comradely fellowship and friendly ties” with President Vladimir Putin.
Kyiv’s case filed after Russia invaded Ukraine, argues that the attack was based on false claims of acts of genocide in regions of eastern Ukraine and alleges that Moscow was planning carnage in Ukraine.
A U.S. official says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may travel to Russia this month to meet with President Vladimir Putin as the Kremlin tries to acquire military equipment for use in its war in Ukraine.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Sunday that defense minister Oleksii Reznikov will be replaced this week with Rustem Umierov, a Crimean Tatar lawmaker.
Two months ago, Prigozhin mounted a daylong mutiny against Russia's military. President Vladimir Putin decried the act as “treason” and vowed punishment for those involved.
A preliminary U.S. intelligence assessment concluded that an intentional explosion caused the plane crash presumed to have killed a Russian mercenary leader.
Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin was aboard the plane that crashed north of Moscow on Wednesday, killing everyone on board, according to Russia’s civil aviation agency. Prigozhin mounted a short-lived armed mutiny against Russia's military leadership in late June.
Ukraine claims it destroyed a key Russian missile defense system in the latest showing of drone attacks. If confirmed, it would be another embarrassing blow for Moscow.
Those killed included a 6-year-old girl, and 15 children were among the 129 wounded when a Russian missile hit the city of Chernihiv Saturday.
The president and his senior national security team have said the United States will help Ukraine “as long as it takes" to oust Russia from its borders.
The Biden administration is sending up to $400 million in additional military aid to Ukraine, including a variety of munitions for advanced air defense systems and a number of small, surveillance Hornet drones.
A Kremlin spokesman said Russia would suspend a grain initiative until its demands to get its own agricultural shipments to the world are met.
A Kremlin spokesman said Monday that the three-hour meeting took place at the Kremlin on June 29 and also involved commanders from a military company Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin founded.
A convention banning the use of cluster bombs has been joined by more than 120 countries, but the U.S., Russia and Ukraine haven't signed on.
The PEN America rights group says award-winning Ukrainian writer Victoria Amelina has died from her injuries suffered after a Russian missile attack on a popular restaurant last week.
A deadly Russian missile strike at a popular restaurant in Ukraine happened with the help of a Ukrainian, authorities said.
Meanwhile, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko confirmed that Yevgeny Prigozhin arrived in Belarus after his short-lived armed mutiny in Russia.