Zelensky Thanks Allies Following German, US Tank Announcements

On Wednesday, January 25, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Western allies for their support, after Germany and the United States announced they would supply modern battle tanks to Ukraine. Earlier on Wednesday, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz gave the green light for the delivery of German-made Leopard II tanks after weeks of pressure from Kyiv and … Read more

Several Reported Injured in Strikes Near Zaporizhia Nuclear Plant as IAEA Announces Visit

At least 10 people were injured by shrapnel after strikes hit Enerhodar, a city in Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Oblast that’s home to Europe’s largest nuclear plant, on Sunday, August 28, the city’s mayor said. Footage released by Enerhodar Mayor Dmytro Orlov shows firefighting efforts amid a large group of parked cars. Orlov said on Sunday night … Read more

Tug-of-war: Ukraine celebrates its tank-towing farmers

Towed away gleefully as if it was illegally parked, the Soviet-era armored carrier doesn’t look so intimidating as it is paraded before the delighted Ukrainians gathered to celebrate its seizure. Theoretically, the 1970s MT-LB belongs to the Russian forces but they abandoned it in Ukraine’s northeast, around 30 kilometers (20 miles) from the warring neighbours’ … Read more

Russian Priest Attacks Ukrainian Priest With Crucifix During Funeral

A priest of the Moscow Patriarchate used a crucifix to attack a priest of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) who was delivering a eulogy at the funeral of a fallen Ukrainian soldier on July 22 in central Ukraine. The funeral was held for Oleksandr Ziniv, a radio operator of self-propelled artillery in the Ukrainian … Read more

Ukrainian Army Claims Control of Siversk as Russia Threatens Offensive

Ukrainian forces asserted on July 14 that they still had control over Siversk in Donetsk Oblast, as Moscow’s allies said they had entered the strategic city. A man identified in the video as Oleksiy Kashporovsky, a military journalist, stands in front of several locations that appear affected by the war, including an impact crater, and … Read more

Ukrainian Special Forces Retake Control of Snake Island (Photos)

The Ukrainian military said special forces landed and raised flags on Snake Island in the Black Sea early on Wednesday, July 7, a week after Kyiv said Russian forces had left the island after a sustained Ukrainian aerial operation. Photos released by’s Special Operations Forces on Wednesday evening Ukraine depicted at least 21 soldiers on … Read more

Kharkiv digs in against a new Russian assault

Kharkiv is still well within Russian range and shells fall on the city every night New trenches, concrete blocks, sandbags and numerous checkpoints appear to be everywhere around Kharkiv, which has pushed back one Russian assault on Ukraine’s second city, and is preparing to defend against another. A pink stuffed toy marks the entrance to … Read more

Thousands of Locals Pay Tribute to Russian-Born Brothers Killed Fighting for Ukraine

Emotional locals in Kalush, western Ukraine, gathered to memorialize two brothers who died fighting against Russian forces in the Chernihiv region, footage from their funeral released on April 6 shows. Roman Butusin, aged 24, and his brother Leonid, aged 21, were born in Russia and brought to Ukraine in 2014 following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, … Read more

Inside the war on Ukraine

Bryce Wilson was the first Australian journalist to embed with the Ukrainian army and Ukrainian special forces during combat deployments. This personal account shares friends and colleagues’ experiences of war in Ukraine as it unfolds. Dima fleeing the war I met Dima in 2016. He messaged me on Reddit, proudly telling me he was from … Read more