Russian offensive turns to key Donbas city, heavy shelling

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainians were digging in to defend the eastern city of Sievierodonetsk as it endured heavy bombardment from Russian forces trying to take the industrial area known as the Donbas. In Tokyo on Monday, President Joe Biden, meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, thanked Japan for its strong leadership in standing … Read more

Russia presses Donbas attacks as Polish leader praises Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Russia pressed its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Poland’s president traveled to Kyiv to support the country’s European Union aspirations, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war.. Lawmakers gave a standing ovation to President Andrzej Duda, who thanked them for … Read more