Near The Front, Ukraine’s Drone Pilots Wage A Modern War On A Shoestring Budget

KHARKIV REGION, Ukraine — Standing in a trench not far from the Russian border, a drone operator from the Ukrainian military unit Khartia didn’t look up at the sound of Russian shells slamming into the ground a few kilometers to his left. Instead, his attention was fully focused on trying to get an experimental Ukrainian-made … Read more

Near The Front, Ukraine’s Drone Pilots Wage A Modern War On A Shoestring Budget

KHARKIV REGION, Ukraine — Standing in a trench not far from the Russian border, a drone operator from the Ukrainian military unit Khartia didn’t look up at the sound of Russian shells slamming into the ground a few kilometers to his left. Instead, his attention was fully focused on trying to get an experimental Ukrainian-made … Read more

In war against Russia, a Ukrainian sniper finds love on the frontlines

Sometimes, love and harmony can bloom in times of great torment, and a Ukrainian couple is a testament to it. Emerald Evgeniya, a Ukrainian sniper who found love amid the Russian invasion of her homeland, recently tied the knot with a fellow soldier she met during the war. The 31-year-old, who is known as Ukraine’s … Read more

In war against Russia, a Ukrainian sniper finds love on the frontlines

Sometimes, love and harmony can bloom in times of great torment, and a Ukrainian couple is a testament to it. Emerald Evgeniya, a Ukrainian sniper who found love amid the Russian invasion of her homeland, recently tied the knot with a fellow soldier she met during the war. The 31-year-old, who is known as Ukraine’s … Read more

The 10-year-old Ukrainian girl shot twice by Russian soldiers on the same day – National

NOVYI BURLUK, Ukraine — Katia Vinarska was puzzled when Russian soldiers opened fire on her grandparents’ car. “Grandma, have a look,” the 10-year-old said, according to her grandmother Maria Kivshar, recalling that chaotic afternoon. “I have a hole here.” Why the Russians shot at their vehicle, Maria can’t say. Read more: At least 11 dead, … Read more

‘Tired of crying over our previous life, we need to start afresh’ – one family’s story from Irpin

Euronews first met this Ukrainian couple from Irpin back in 2019 during the presidential elections in Ukraine. Back then Anastasia and Roman Akulenko could hardly have imagined that some years later they l would have had to hide underground with their two daughters and then flee their home running for their lives, not knowing if they would return.  … Read more

They Used To Photograph Weddings. Now A Ukrainian Couple Is Documenting The Horrors Of Russia’s Invasion.

Vlada and Kostyantin Liberov were among the first civilians to enter the territory of Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region behind the successful lightning counteroffensive that sent the occupying Russian forces reeling in retreat. “In our conversations with locals, it seemed the occupation was bearable,” Vlada said in a dual video interview with RFE/RL’s Russian Service. “They … Read more

A Groom’s Mad Dash From His Wedding to the Front Lines of Vladimir Putin’s War in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine—A proposal via text message, then a 15-minute shopping trip to pick out a ring, dress, and shoes. While her marriage in a local registry office wasn’t the fairytale wedding she dreamed of, 31-year-old Ukrainian Genia Aslanian says she couldn’t be happier to be married to the man she describes as a hero and … Read more

A Groom’s Mad Dash From His Wedding to the Front Lines of Vladimir Putin’s War in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine—A proposal via text message, then a 15-minute shopping trip to pick out a ring, dress, and shoes. While her marriage in a local registry office wasn’t the fairytale wedding she dreamed of, 31-year-old Ukrainian Genia Aslanian says she couldn’t be happier to be married to the man she describes as a hero and … Read more

Noted Lawyer Charged Over His Stance On Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine

A cease-fire between Armenia and Azerbaijan appears to be holding after two days of heavy fighting linked to a decades-old dispute between the Caucasus neighbors over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh killed dozens. The clashes that erupted on September 13 — the worst since the two sides fought a war in 2020 — ended “thanks … Read more