• Ukraine ⪢⪢
The country borders three former soviet states; Russia, Belarus, Moldova and four countries in the European Union; Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.
○○○ 2022-02-22 ⪢⪢
After Russian troops unleashed a brutal military assault on Ukraine
launching more than 160 ballistic missiles and rockets across the country, a fiery scene shows the destruction in one town in the southeast part of the country.
○○○ worth ⪢⪢
In 1986, an accident occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor plant of Ukraine
. That took 30 human lives and damaged property worth around 7 billion dollars.
○○○ outlet ⪢⪢
Western media outlets have finally begun reporting on the neo-nazi threat that is growing inside Ukraine
which is a close Western ally against Russia.
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In eastern Ukraine
, government troops facing Russian-supported separatists in Luhansk voice concern about whether peace can hold as diplomats continue talks.
○○○ should ⪢⪢
It's Putin's superyacht and it's on the move. The magnificent $125 million vessel is sailing back home to Russia in a bid, experts say, to prevent it from being seized by the West _____ Putin invade Ukraine
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A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine
is calling for civilians to evacuate to Russia. Shelling between Russian and Ukrainian forces continues as Russia holds a nuclear training exercise.
￫ call for
○○○ deployment ⪢⪢
The U.S. calls Russian troop deployment in two separatist areas of Ukraine
"the beginning of an invasion".
Russia said Monday that it recognized the two as independent states.
○○○ USSR ⪢⪢
shares borders with Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova, all countries that used to have close ties to the former USSR.
￫ Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
○○○ 2014 ⪢⪢
The southern border of Ukraine
is along the Black Sea. This was the site of war in Dunbas led by Russian separatists which led to the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014.
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And immediately prior to this declaration, the Russian army had amassed around 200,000 soldiers along with their tanks, artillery, equipment and field hospitals across their border and many others inside of Belarus along their border with Ukraine
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Video from the state emergency services shows a missile hitting the regional administration building in Ukraine
's second largest city. The central freedom square and residential areas were also targeted.
○○○ 2022-03-01 ⪢⪢
, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy acuses Russia of "terror" for shelling the city of Kharkiv as Russian forces push deeper into the country.┆an explosive artillery projectile or bomb
"the sound of the shell passing over, followed by the explosion"
○○○ 2022-03-02 ⪢⪢
A top Chinese banking official says China will not join the United States and the European governments in placing financial restrictions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine
○○○ emblazon ⪢⪢
We're finally learning today what "Z" means. It's Russian shorthand for victory emblazoned on Russian tanks and military vehicles in Ukraine
. Today critiques around the world are calling it "the New Swastika".
○○○ 2022-03-21 ⪢⪢
, Kyiv's mayor announces that 8 people died in shelling that destroyed a business area late Sunday as Russian forces continue the military campaign against the capital. #bookmark
○○○ 2022-03-24 ⪢⪢
's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to the NATO gathering in Brussels by video link. He urged the military alliance for more help in defending Ukraine
○○○ 2022-03-28 ⪢⪢
's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signals willingness to compromise while Russia's foreign minister says direct talks between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents would be "counterproductive".
○○○ 2022-04-13 ⪢⪢
And the presidents of four nations close to Russia travel to Kyiv to show support for Ukraine
. The trips came after Russian President Vladimir Putin promised his country's offensive will continue to its full completion.
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Scenes out of Ukraine
show desperate people walking miles in freezing temperatures, cramming onto train station platforms and waiting hours at the Polish border. 2022-03-03
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Russian media show video of a reported failed drone attack by Ukraine
that targeted President Vladimir Putin. A top Ukrainian official denied involvement in the reported incident. 2023-05-03 #front