European Parliament declares Russia as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

Self-proclaimed Donetsk People Republic militia fire a 2A36 Giatsint-B 152 mm field gun at a position not far from Avdeevka, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, 22 November 2022. EFE/EPA: ALESSANDRO GUERRA

Strasbourg, France, Nov 23 (EFE).- The European Parliament on Wednesday declared Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism” over its attacks against the population of Ukraine. The majority of EP lawmakers voted in favor of the resolution on the grounds of “deliberate attacks and atrocities committed by Russian forces and their proxies against civilians in Ukraine, … Read more

Russian strike kills newborn in Ukraine as child death toll creeps up

A girl wearing winter clothes holds a piece of bread in her hand

A girl eats bread in the line for humanitarian aid on the central square of Kherson, Ukraine, 18 November 2022. Ukrainian troops entered Kherson on 11 November after Russian troops had withdrawn from the city. Kherson was captured in the early stage of the conflict, shortly after Russian troops had entered Ukraine in February 2022. EFE/EPA: OLEG PETRASYUK

Lviv, Ukraine, Nov 23 (EFE).- Russia has killed at least 438 children since it began its invasion of Ukraine in February, including a newborn baby who was killed in a strike on a Zaporizhizhia hospital overnight, Ukraine’s prosecutor general said Wednesday. “As of the morning of November 23, 2022, more than 1,279 children were affected … Read more

Ukrainian forces make gains in Kherson, Kharkiv

Ukrainian soldiers on his APC next to the village of Kamyanka, Izyum district, Ukraine on 04 October 2022. EFE/EPA/ATEF SAFADI

Lviv, Ukraine, Oct 5 (EFE).- Ukrainian forces continued to make “significant gains” against Russian occupiers in the southern Kherson region, one of the territories Moscow says it has annexed, according to a United States think tank, which concurred with claims by Kyiv and its Western allies. The Institute for the Study of War said in … Read more

Ukraine urges allies to condemn referendums as pro-Russians declare victory

A woman casts her ballot during voting in a so-called referendum on the joining of Russian-controlled regions of Ukraine to Russia, in a hospital in Berdyansk, Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, 25 September 2022. EFE/EPA/STRINGER

Lviv, Ukraine, Sep 28 (EFE).- Ukraine on Wednesday urged the international community to condemn the annexation referendums held in Russian-occupied territories as separatist leaders said they were traveling to Moscow to formalize the results, which have been dismissed by Kyiv and its allies.   “Ukraine calls on all states and international organizations to immediately condemn the … Read more