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Russian missile strike hits shopping center in Kharkiv

The large shopping complex in Ukraine’s second-largest city may have had up to 200 people inside at the time of the strike.
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VIDEO: Russian missile strike hits shopping center in Kharkiv
May 25, 2024 at 8:58 PM

Multiple people killed in Russian airstrike on Ukraine shopping center

Russian forces struck a Ukrainian shopping center in Kharkiv Saturday morning, according to local officials.
May 25, 2024 at 8:58 PM
Firefighters inspect a heavily damaged office building following Russian air strike in Kharkiv, on May 25, 2024, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Another strike hit the centre of Kharkiv, injuring 14 in an area where a post office, a hairdresser's and a cafe are located, city mayor Igor Terekhov said.
May 25, 2024 at 4:22 PM

Zelenskyy says Ukraine has taken back control in areas of embattled Kharkiv region

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Ukrainian forces have secured “combat control” of areas where Russian troops entered Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region earlier this month
May 25, 2024 at 4:22 PM
Military medics give first aid to a wounded Ukrainian soldier at a medical stabilisation point near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Friday, May 24, 2024. (Iryna Rybakova via AP)
May 25, 2024 at 12:14 PM

At least 12 children injured after strong wind in Russia blew off a school's roof

Local officials say strong wind has blown off the roof of a school in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region, injuring at least 12 children
May 25, 2024 at 12:14 PM
May 24, 2024 at 1:42 PM

Russia smashes train tracks in a battered Ukrainian border region

Officials say a nighttime Russian attack has destroyed train tracks and rolling stock in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region
May 24, 2024 at 1:42 PM
Firefighters hose down a fire as a lifeless body lies under the rubble after a Russian missile hit a large printing house in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, May 23, 2024. Russian missiles slammed into Ukraine’s second-largest city in the northeast of the country and killed at least seven civilians early Thursday, officials said, as Kyiv’s army labored to hold off an intense cross-border offensive by the Kremlin’s larger and better-equipped forces. (AP Photo/Andrii Marienko)
May 24, 2024 at 1:02 PM

US soldier arrested in Russia over alleged theft to remain in custody: State media

Russian state media have reported that an American soldier arrested in Russia’s far eastern city of Vladivostok on charges of stealing has lost an appeal against his detention and will remain in custody
May 24, 2024 at 1:02 PM
May 23, 2024 at 6:54 PM

Deputy Russian military chief of staff jailed for bribery

Russian news reports say a deputy chief of the military general staff has been arrested on charges of large-scale bribery
May 23, 2024 at 6:54 PM
This photo released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, shows Lt. Gen. Vadim Shamarin, deputy chief of the Russian military general staff, posing for an official photo in Moscow, Russia, on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. A deputy chief of the Russian military general staff has been arrested on charges of large-scale bribery, Russian news reports said Thursday, the latest in a series of bribery arrests of high-ranking military officials. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service photo via AP)
May 22, 2024 at 4:30 PM

China sanctions defense-related US companies and executives over Russia, Taiwan

China has sanctioned 12 defense-related U.S. companies and 10 executives over arms sales to Taiwan and to retaliate for earlier American sanctions on Chinese companies tied to Russia
May 22, 2024 at 4:30 PM
May 22, 2024 at 2:10 PM

Pentagon: Russia likely launched counter space weapon into low Earth orbit last week

The U.S. has assessed that Russia launched what is likely a counter space weapon last week that's now in the same orbit as a U.S. government satellite, the Pentagon said.
May 22, 2024 at 2:10 PM
Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the Pentagon, on May 14, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
May 22, 2024 at 12:55 AM

Russia launched counter-space weapon into low Earth orbit last week: Pentagon

Russia has launched a new counter-space weapon capable of attacking U.S. satellites, according to the Pentagon, and it’s now in the same orbit as a U.S. government satellite.
May 22, 2024 at 12:55 AM
VIDEO: Russia launched counter-space weapon into low Earth orbit last week: Pentagon
May 21, 2024 at 7:22 PM

Austin says 'expectation' is Ukraine won't use US weapons outside its territory

Russia has made "tactical gains" in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, a military expert told ABC News.
May 21, 2024 at 7:22 PM
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin holds a joint press conference following a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at the Pentagon, May 20, 2024, in Arlington, Va.
May 21, 2024 at 4:23 PM

Russian general who criticized equipment shortages in Ukraine is arrested on bribery charges

Russian news reports say a general who was relieved of duty last year after complaining about problems faced by his troops in Ukraine has been arrested on charges of widescale bribery
May 21, 2024 at 4:23 PM
May 21, 2024 at 2:30 AM

Russian theater director and playwright go on trial over a play authorities say justifies terrorism

A Russian court has started the trial of a theater director and a playwright facing charges of justifying terrorism over a play they staged, the latest step in the unrelenting crackdown on dissent in Russia that has reached unprecedented levels during ...
May 21, 2024 at 2:30 AM
Theater director Zhenya Berkovich, left, and playwright Svetlana Petriychuk are seen in a glass cage prior to a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 20, 2024. Berkovich, a prominent independent theater director, and Petriychuk, a playwright have been behind bars since early May. Authorities claim a play they staged, "Finist, the Brave Falcon," justifies terrorism, which is a criminal offence in Russia punishable by up to seven years in prison. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
May 20, 2024 at 1:25 AM

Russian court freezes assets of two German banks in gas project dispute

The Russian state news agency Tass says a court in St. Petersburg has ordered the seizing of assets of Germany's Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank in Russia
May 20, 2024 at 1:25 AM
May 20, 2024 at 1:12 AM

Deadly strike on beach resort outside Kharkiv

Six people were killed in the Russian attack. Plus, more villages are being evacuated.
May 20, 2024 at 1:12 AM
VIDEO: Deadly strike on beach resort outside Kharkiv
May 19, 2024 at 5:15 PM

‘It is time’ to help Ukraine hit bases in Russia: Victoria Nuland

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews Victoria Nuland on “This Week.”
May 19, 2024 at 5:15 PM
VIDEO: 1-on-1 with Victoria Nuland
May 19, 2024 at 4:52 PM

Ukraine’s second-largest city under bombardment by Russia

ABC News’ James Longman reports on the latest in Ukraine on “This Week.”
May 19, 2024 at 4:52 PM
VIDEO: Ukraine’s second-largest city under bombardment by Russia
May 19, 2024 at 3:26 PM

Ukraine and Russia exchange drone attacks while Russia continues its push in the east

At least 11 people were reported killed in attacks in Ukraine’s war-ravaged northeast on Sunday, as Russia pushed ahead with its renewed offensive
May 19, 2024 at 3:26 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to Emergency Situations Minister Alexander Kurenkov and Natural Resources Minister Alexander Kozlov during their meeting at the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 18, 2024. (Alexander Kazakov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 19, 2024 at 2:22 AM

A Ukrainian mother's mission to save her child: Reporter's notebook

I have clear memories of standing behind my mother in clothes stores when I was a kid, waiting for her to find me the right size in a sweater or the right color shirt.
May 19, 2024 at 2:22 AM
ABC News' James Longman talks to a Ukrainian mother in Kharkiv.
May 18, 2024 at 1:11 AM

Russia's attack on Kharkiv kills 2, injures 25

A Russian attack on Kharkiv, Ukraine on May 17 wounded 25 people and killed two people, according to Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov.
May 18, 2024 at 1:11 AM
VIDEO: Russia's attack on Kharkiv kills 2, injures 25
May 17, 2024 at 12:08 AM

Russia's President Putin visits China's President Xi Jinping

President Putin met with President Jinping in Beijing. The two are pledging a new era of partnership and taking an adversarial tone toward the United States.
May 17, 2024 at 12:08 AM
VIDEO: Russia's President Putin visits China's President Xi Jinping
May 17, 2024 at 12:04 AM

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy speaks out amid Russian assault

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells ABC News about the latest Russian offensive, "The situation is very serious. We cannot afford to lose Kharkiv."
May 17, 2024 at 12:04 AM
VIDEO: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy speaks out amid Russian assault
May 16, 2024 at 2:31 PM

US soldier detained in Russia pleads guilty, official says

Gordon Black, the U.S. soldier detained in Russia, has "admitted guilt" on a charge of theft, according to TASS, a state-owned news service.
May 16, 2024 at 2:31 PM
Gordon Black, a U.S. serviceman detained in Russia, poses for a selfie in this picture obtained from social media, in an unspecified location, released on Feb. 2023.
May 16, 2024 at 7:42 AM

Russia's Putin has expressed gratitude to Chinese leader Xi for China's initiatives to resolve Ukraine conflict

Russia's Putin has expressed gratitude to Chinese leader Xi for China's initiatives to resolve Ukraine conflict
May 16, 2024 at 7:42 AM
May 16, 2024 at 12:09 AM

Ukraine withdraws troops near Kharkiv; Russia enters Vovchansk in new offensive

Russia's new offensive gained momentum around Ukraine's second-largest city, dealing a blow to Kyiv as it struggles to contain this new front in the war amid delays from the U.S.
May 16, 2024 at 12:09 AM
VIDEO: Ukraine withdraws troops near Kharkiv; Russia enters Vovchansk in new offensive
May 15, 2024 at 1:13 PM

US to send additional $2 billion in Ukraine aid, Blinken says

Secretary of State Blinken announced the additional aid in Kyiv on Wednesday.
May 15, 2024 at 1:13 PM
Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a joint press conference with Ukrainian Foreign Minister following their talks in Kyiv, May 15, 2024.
May 14, 2024 at 6:03 PM

Ukrainian border city nearly destroyed amid Russian offensive: Official

Ukraine said it is battling 30,000 Russian soldiers at the border near Kharkiv, as thousands of civilians have been evacuated due to heavy fighting in the region.
May 14, 2024 at 6:03 PM
A police officer helps a local resident during an evacuation to Kharkiv due to Russian shelling, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the town of Vovchansk in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, May 13, 2024.
May 14, 2024 at 3:16 PM

What is the newly passed 'Russia law' that has divided people in Georgia for months?

Georgia’s parliament has passed a law that critics see as a threat to media freedom and the country’s aspirations to join the European Union
May 14, 2024 at 3:16 PM
Demonstrators with Georgian national and EU flags gather during an opposition protest against "the Russian law" near the Parliament building in the center of Tbilisi, Georgia, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Georgia's parliament on Tuesday began the third and final reading of a divisive bill that sparked weeks of mass protests, with critics seeing it as a threat to democratic freedoms and the country's aspirations to join the European Union. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
May 14, 2024 at 1:34 PM

Russia arrests another senior Defense Ministry official in bribery charges

Russian authorities have arrested a second senior Defense Ministry official on bribery charges days after President Vladimir Putin replaced the defense minister in a Cabinet shake-up
May 14, 2024 at 1:34 PM
FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu leave Red Square after the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 9, 2024, marking the 79th anniversary of the end of World War II. Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed removing Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu from his post. Putin nominated First Deputy Prime Minister Andrey Belousov for the role. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
May 14, 2024 at 12:28 AM

Russia increased their attacks on the Kharkiv region of Ukraine

Russia has launched a ground assault in Ukraine's Kharkiv region, attacking new areas to expand the front and stretch Ukraine's forces, says the region's governor.
May 14, 2024 at 12:28 AM
VIDEO: Russia increased their attacks on the Kharkiv region of Ukraine
May 13, 2024 at 11:49 PM

Ukraine losing ground in war with Russia

As Moscow pushes ahead with a ground offensive, a new war front opens in Northeast Ukraine.
May 13, 2024 at 11:49 PM
VIDEO: Ukraine losing ground in war with Russia
May 13, 2024 at 8:56 PM

Death toll now 15 after Russian apartment explosion

A 10-story residential building in Belgorod, Russia, was struck overnight by a Ukrainian missile, a local governor said.
May 13, 2024 at 8:56 PM
VIDEO: Death toll now 15 after Russian apartment explosion
May 13, 2024 at 4:38 PM

At least 12 killed in Russian apartment explosion

Moscow is blaming Ukraine for the attack on the city of Belgorod that killed at least 12 people and left more than a dozen injured, according to local authorities.
May 13, 2024 at 4:38 PM
VIDEO: At least 12 killed in Russian apartment explosion
May 13, 2024 at 12:23 PM

Putin shakes up cabinet, replacing defense minister as war grinds on: ANALYSIS

Sergey Shoigu, a key figure in Putin's orbit, served as defense minister for 12 years and has been often painted as one of his closest lieutenants.
May 13, 2024 at 12:23 PM
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Russia's Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu leave Red Square after the Victory Day military parade in central Moscow on May 9, 2024.
May 13, 2024 at 12:09 PM

Putin shakes up cabinet, replacing defense minister as war in Ukraine grinds on

Sergey Shoigu, a key figure in Putin's orbit, was defense minister for 12 years.
May 13, 2024 at 12:09 PM
Sergey Shoigu, a key figure in Putin's orbit, was defense minister for 12 years.
May 13, 2024 at 10:11 AM

US soldier arrested in Russia appeals detention

A lawyer appointed for Gordon Black, a U.S. Army soldier arrested in Russia, has appealed his detention, according to the state-owned TASS news service.
May 13, 2024 at 10:11 AM
Gordon Black, a U.S. serviceman detained in Russia, poses for a selfie in this picture obtained from social media, in an unspecified location, released on Feb. 2023.
May 13, 2024 at 1:44 AM

Deadly missile strike near Ukraine-Russia border

Moscow is blaming Ukraine for the attack on the apartment building in Belgorod, Southern Russia, that killed at least 13 people.
May 13, 2024 at 1:44 AM
VIDEO: Deadly missile strike near Ukraine-Russia border
May 12, 2024 at 10:30 PM

Apartment building partially collapses in a Russian border city after shelling. At least 13 killed

An apartment building has partially collapsed in the Russian border city of Belgorod, and officials say at least 13 people have been killed and 20 others injured
May 12, 2024 at 10:30 PM
In this photo taken from video released by the Russian Emergency Ministry Press Service on Sunday, May 12, 2024, Russian emergency services work at the scene of a partially collapsed block of flats authorities said was hit during an attack by Ukrainian shelling, in Belgorod, Russia. (Russian Emergency Ministry Press Service via AP)
May 11, 2024 at 12:46 AM

Russia launches a new ground assault in Ukraine's north

Russian troops with armored vehicles and artillery attempted to break through defense lines in the Kharkiv region. In response, Ukraine's Defense Ministry mobilized reserve units in the area.
May 11, 2024 at 12:46 AM
VIDEO: Russia launches a new ground assault in Ukraine's north
May 10, 2024 at 7:10 PM

Russia may soon begin summer offensive attack in Ukraine

Russian forces have launched a new push into the Kharkiv region in Northeastern Ukraine as the Biden administration announces a desperately needed $400 million aid package for Ukraine.
May 10, 2024 at 7:10 PM
VIDEO: Russia may soon begin summer offensive attack in Ukraine
May 10, 2024 at 6:46 PM

A bus plunges off a bridge in Russia, killing 3, injuring 6 others

Authorities in Russia say seven people were killed when a bus veered off a bridge in St. Petersburg, the country's second-largest city
May 10, 2024 at 6:46 PM
Emergency responders work to recover victims of a bus crash in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 10, 2024. Authorities in St. Petersburg say that at least one person died and five others were hospitalized with injuries when a bus fell off a bridge in St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
May 10, 2024 at 1:50 PM

Putin reappoints Mishustin as Russia's prime minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin has reappointed Mikhail Mishustin as the country’s prime minister
May 10, 2024 at 1:50 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to Mikhail Mishustin, the candidate for the post of Russian Prime Minister during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 10, 2024. (Gavriil Grigorov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
May 9, 2024 at 9:08 AM

Family of US soldier detained in Russia speaks out

The mom and stepfather of Army soldier Gordon “Chris” Black speak about their son’s recent arrest in Russia.
May 9, 2024 at 9:08 AM
VIDEO:  Family of US soldier detained in Russia speaks out
May 8, 2024 at 8:06 PM

Russia targets Ukrainian energy infrastructure in 6 regions

Russia had previously targeted Ukraine's energy infrastructure on March 22, March 29, April 11 and April 27.
May 8, 2024 at 8:06 PM
Russia had previously targeted Ukraine's energy infrastructure on March 22, March 29, April 11 and April 27.
May 8, 2024 at 7:36 PM

Russia targets Ukrainian energy infrastructure in sweeping assault in 6 regions

Russia launched at least 21 attack drones, including Iranian-made Shahed drones, along with about 55 missiles, Ukrainian military officials said.
May 8, 2024 at 7:36 PM
Ukrainian servicemen use a searchlight as they search for drones in the sky over the city during a Russian drone and missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine, on May 8, 2024.
May 7, 2024 at 2:08 PM

American soldier arrested in Russia

An Army staff sergeant was arrested in the city of Vladivostok late last week and charged with “criminal misconduct.”
May 7, 2024 at 2:08 PM
VIDEO: American soldier arrested in Russia
May 7, 2024 at 11:33 AM

American detained in Russia for allegedly 'violating public order,' Moscow court says

An American visiting Russia was detained for "violating public order" and remanded in custody for 10 days, a Moscow court said Tuesday.
May 7, 2024 at 11:33 AM
A general view of the Kremlin towers and Ivan the Great cathedral in Moscow on May 7, 2024.
May 7, 2024 at 9:43 AM

US soldier detained in Russia on charges of criminal misconduct, Army says

A U.S. soldier was detained in Russia on Thursday, May 2, according to a U.S. official.
May 7, 2024 at 9:43 AM
This is a breaking news story please check back for updates.
May 7, 2024 at 1:54 AM

US soldier arrested in Russia on charges of criminal misconduct

A U.S. soldier was apprehended in Vladivostok, Russia, on Thursday for alleged criminal misconduct, according to the U.S. Army.
May 7, 2024 at 1:54 AM
VIDEO: US soldier arrested in Russia on charges of criminal misconduct
May 2, 2024 at 12:16 AM

Brittney Griner speaks out for 1st time since being released from a Russian prison

WNBA star Brittney Griner shares her story for the first time about her harrowing months-long detention in Russia in an exclusive interview with ABC News.
May 2, 2024 at 12:16 AM
VIDEO: Brittney Griner speaks out for 1st time since being released from a Russian prison
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