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Russian missile strikes near Zelensky and Greek PM’s convoy in Odesa

CNN -- A Russian missile that killed five people in the Black Sea port city of Odesa on Wednesday landed just 500 meters from a convoy carrying Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky...

Russia and Ukraine exchange air attacks after sinking of Russian warship

Rob Picheta, Olga Voitovych, Seb Shukla, CNN February 15, 2024

CNN -- Russia and Ukraine exchanged air attacks on Thursday, with Moscow targeting cities across Ukraine and Kyiv striking the Russian border city of Belgorod, one day after Kyiv...

Only five bodies delivered to Belgorod morgue after mysterious Russian plane crash, Ukrainian intelligence suggests

CNN -- Ukraine says it has intelligence suggesting only five bodies were delivered from the crash site of a Russian military transport plane to a nearby morgue, a Ukraine military intelligence official...

US citizen detained in Russia on alleged drug charges, Moscow court says

Anna Chernova, Rob Picheta, CNN January 16, 2024

CNN -- A US citizen has been arrested in Moscow on drug-related charges, according to an official statement released Tuesday. The citizen, named as Robert Woodland, is accused of preparing and attempting...

Intercepted calls from the front lines in Ukraine show a growing number of Russian soldiers want out

Erika Kinetz, AP News November 27, 2023

In audio intercepts from the front lines in Ukraine, Russian soldiers speak in shorthand of 200s to mean dead, 300s to mean wounded. The urge to flee has become common enough that they also talk of 500s...

Armored train carrying North Korea’s Kim Jong Un crosses into Russia ahead of Putin meeting

CNN — Kim Jong Un’s heavily armored private train has crossed into Russia and the North Korean leader has met with officials, state media reported Tuesday, ahead of an expected and closely watched...

Lydia Lisowsky and her cousin Paul, both with Ukrainian roots. (Courtesy of Lydia Lisowsky)

How Kent State students, faculty are helping to support Ukraine

Ashley Caudill, Reporter May 4, 2023

Lydia Lisowsky’s grandparents migrated from Ukraine to the U.S. during World War II. She grew up speaking fluent Ukrainian, practicing the culture and attending Ukrainian schools in the area. Now, she...

Russia vows retaliation after Poland seizes embassy school

Xiaofei Xu and Darya Tarasova, CNN April 30, 2023

CNN -- Russia says it will retaliate after Polish authorities seized the Russian Embassy school in Warsaw, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Polish police and...

Three rows of dragons teeth and trenches, east of Vasylivka, Zaporozhzhia -- March 4
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Ukraine could launch its offensive against Russia any moment. Here’s what’s waiting

Tim Lister, CNN April 29, 2023

CNN — Ukraine says its preparations for a spring counter-offensive are almost complete. When it’s launched, probably in the south, it will mark a pivotal moment in the conflict. But the Russians...

Russian pilots tried to ‘dogfight’ US jets over Syria, US Central Command says

Oren Liebermann,, CNN April 29, 2023

CNN — Russian pilots tried to “dogfight” US jets over Syria, according to a spokesman for US Central Command, part of a recent pattern of more aggressive behavior. The attempts have happened...

The Pentagon is seen from a flight taking off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on November 29, 2022.
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DOJ opens investigation into leaks of apparent classified US military documents

CNN — The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the leaks of a trove of apparent US intelligence documents that were posted on social media in recent weeks. The investigation comes...

Ukraine is preparing to strike back against Russia. Timing will be key

Tim Lister, CNN April 6, 2023

CNN -- Weather the storm, exhaust the enemy and then strike back. That has been the mantra of Ukraine’s military for months, one echoed by senior US and NATO officials since the winter. So much for...

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