Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of Mariupol, desperate to deny Russia a symbolic victory on the eve of Moscow’s Victory Day celebrations. The complex – the last part of the Ukrainian resistance in the port city on the Black Sea – has acquired symbolic … Read more

Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of Mariupol, desperate to deny Russia a symbolic victory on the eve of Moscow’s Victory Day celebrations. The complex – the last part of the Ukrainian resistance in the port city on the Black Sea – has acquired symbolic … Read more

Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

Severodonetsk, in eastern Ukraine, was once a bustling industrial city of 100,000 inhabitants, but is now virtually deserted Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of Mariupol, desperate to deny Russia a symbolic victory on the eve of Moscow’s Victory Day celebrations. The complex – the … Read more

Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

The Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9 is an annual celebration of Nazi Germany’s defeat by the Soviet Union in World War II, but this year Moscow will also associate it with its campaign in Ukraine. Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of … Read more

Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

The Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9 is an annual celebration of Nazi Germany’s defeat by the Soviet Union in World War II, but this year Moscow will also associate it with its campaign in Ukraine. Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of … Read more

Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

The Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9 is an annual celebration of Nazi Germany’s defeat by the Soviet Union in World War II, but this year Moscow will also associate it with its campaign in Ukraine. Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of … Read more

Ukraine fights to hold eastern bastions as US First Lady visits

The Victory Day parade in Moscow on May 9 is an annual celebration of Nazi Germany’s defeat by the Soviet Union in World War II, but this year Moscow will also associate it with its campaign in Ukraine. Ukrainian troops on Sunday braced themselves to defend their last bastion in the ruined port city of … Read more