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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Takeaways from investigation of Russian general in Ukraine
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Takeaways from investigation of Russian general in Ukraine

ZDVYZHIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The carnage left by Russian soldiers on the road to Kyiv wasn’t random. It was strategic brutality, perpetrated in areas that were under tight Russian control where military officers — including one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s top generals accused of war crimes in Syria — were present, an investigation by...

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Russia-Ukraine war live news: Kyiv region and Zaporizhzhia hit by fresh strikes, local officials say | Ukraine

Kyiv region and Zaporizhzhia struck – reports Russian forces reportedly struck the Kyiv region overnight, according to local media reports and regional officials. Kyiv regional governor, Oleksiy Kuleba, did not disclose the location of the attack but said that rescue workers were on site. Posting an update via the Telegram messaging app, he wrote: The...

Ukraine alleges Russian dirty bomb deception at nuke plant
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Ukraine alleges Russian dirty bomb deception at nuke plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s nuclear energy operator said Tuesday that Russian forces were performing secret work at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, activity that could shed light on Russia’s claims that Kyiv’s forces are preparing a “provocation” involving a radioactive device. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu made an unsubstantiated allegation that Ukraine was preparing...

Ukraine cites success in downing drones, fixes energy sites
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Ukraine cites success in downing drones, fixes energy sites

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities tried to dampen public fears over Russia’s use of Iranian drones by claiming increasing success Monday in shooting them down, while the Kremlin’s talk of a possible “dirty bomb” attack added another worrying dimension as the war enters its ninth month. Ukrainians are bracing for less electric power this...

Russia defense chief makes unfounded claims of Kyiv ready to use ‘dirty bomb’ – POLITICO
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Russia defense chief makes unfounded claims of Kyiv ready to use ‘dirty bomb’ – POLITICO

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Sunday had telephone calls with his French, British and Turkish counterparts in which he made unfounded claims that Ukraine might be preparing to use a “dirty bomb,” according to Russian readouts of the conversations. The conversations took place after Russian President Vladimir Putin recently raised the prospect of using nuclear...

Ukraine War Stories: Kyiv studio bids to bring life and death decisions facing civilians to mainstream attention | Science & Tech News
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Ukraine War Stories: Kyiv studio bids to bring life and death decisions facing civilians to mainstream attention | Science & Tech News

“Open up! Quick, or we’re breaking the door!” Oleksiy didn’t want to let the Russians in, but nor did he want to antagonise them. Having cowered in a basement, desperate not to alert the invading soldiers to his presence, the silence had been broken by the heavy sound of a rifle bashing against the door....