Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Donetsk

Rockets strike mayor’s office in separatist Donetsk

Pro-Kremlin officials on Sunday blamed Ukraine for a rocket attack that struck the mayor’s office in a key Ukrainian city controlled by the separatists. Separately, Ukrainian officials said Russian rockets struck a city across from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power...

UN overwhelmingly votes against Russia; India abstains again

India has abstained in the UN General Assembly on a draft resolution that condemned Russia’s “illegal” referenda and attempts to annex parts of Ukraine, saying its decision is “consistent” with its “well thought out” national position and calling for...

Putin signs unification laws for annexed regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed laws formally absorbing four Ukrainian regions into Russia, even as its military struggles to control the territory that was illegally annexed.The documents finalizing the annexation, carried out in defiance of international laws, were...

Russia’s plans to hold referendum in Donetsk ‘at advanced stage’

As Russia seeks to consolidate its hold on parts of the country seized by its troops, planning to hold a referendum in Ukraine's separatist Donetsk region where it is seeking to gain control is at an advanced stage, according...

Ukraine repels Russian attacks

Ukraine’s military said Thursday that it recaptured some areas in the south and repelled Russian attacks in the east, as a bloody battle raged at a steel mill in Mariupol where Ukrainian troops are holed up in tunnels and...