Residents flee as Ukraine's Sloviansk city is hit by heavy bombardment with Russian forces advancing westwards on day 134 of the military confrontation.
Russia’s February assault has not produced the results Moscow envisaged in the face of fierce Ukrainian resistance. Now, they could be recalibrating.
Since pro-Russian groups declared their separatism in eastern Ukraine in 2014, violating Ukrainian territorial integrity, the region has seen heavy clashes between Kiev and the separatists.
After three weeks of fierce fighting, both sides seem to understand that a prolonged conflict is not in the interest of either country. Here’s what a compromise could look like.
The victorious Western alliance saw Russia as a crumbled post-Soviet state and did not make enough efforts to let Moscow join the power bloc.
Putin’s Ukraine expedition has not gone as Moscow initially wished, but experts think Russia is not doing as badly as the Western media reports.
"Our plans are not to occupy Ukraine, we do not plan to impose ourselves on anyone," said Vladimir Putin after the Russian military strike on Ukraine. Is he saying one thing and meaning another?
Moscow has already sent troops to eastern Ukraine. But keeping eastern Ukraine might not be enough for Vladimir Putin. Here are possible Russian invasion scenarios.
President Vladimir Putin says "Russophobia" in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev's army and pro-Russian separatists are locked in bitter fighting since 2014, "is the first step towards genocide."
Moscow is not interested in making peace with Kiev in an intent to keep the conflict protracted, forcing Ukraine to talk to Russia-backed separatists in the Donbass region.
NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg urges Russia to end troop build-up around Ukraine and de-escalate tensions after a meeting with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in Brussels.
Ukrainian President Zelenskiy met Turkish President Erdogan for more than three hours of talks as part of a previously scheduled visit, amid tensions between Kiev and Moscow.
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