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Russia - Ukraine Crisis | Friday, March 22, 2022:

Source: wsj.com Russia Refocuses on Ukraine’s East After Month of Heavy Losses Matthew Luxmoore 6-8 minutes High casualties and stiff resistance prompt a shift by Moscow, while Biden visits Poland, signaling U.S. support for Ukraine Updated Mar. 25, 2022 6:52 pm ET Your browser does not support the audio tag. This article is in your queue. Russia said it was refocusing its mission in Ukraine on the country’s east, a shift from its initial attempt to capture the capital, Kyiv, and swaths of the country after meeting relentless resistance and suffering heavy losses. The military pivot came as Moscow more than doubled the tally of its service members killed since its invasion and as President Biden traveled to Poland, signaling U.S. support for Ukraine in the form of high-tech weaponry. Mr. Biden also met with troops and with Poland’s president, a day after a North Atlantic Treaty Organiza

Russia - Ukraine Crisis | Tuesday, March 22, 2022:

 Source: reuters.com Biden says Putin could use chemical, biological weapons in Ukraine March 22, 20226:57 AM GMT-5Last Updated 11 min ago 5-7 minutes Summary Ukrainian generals expect more indiscriminate bombing Ukraine says 'no question of surrender' in Mariupol Holocaust survivor killed in shelling LVIV/KYIV, Ukraine, March 22 (Reuters) - Ukraine's military warned the public on Tuesday of more indiscriminate Russian shelling from bogged-down Russian troops, and U.S. President Joe Biden issued his strongest warning yet that Russia is considering using chemical weapons. Amid the devastation caused by Russia's unceasing bombardment of Ukrainian cities, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy highlighted the death of a 96-year-old survivor of Nazi concentration camps, killed in his flat by shelling in Kharkiv. Nearly four weeks into their invasion, Russian troops have failed to capture any major Ukrainia

Russia - Ukraine Crisis | Tuesday, March 22, 2022:

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  Source: wsj.com Ukrainians Flee Mariupol as Russian Forces Push to Take Port City Isabel Coles 12-15 minutes ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine—As the battle for Mariupol intensifies, civilians fleeing the conflict told of escalating violence as Russian and Ukrainian forces fought street by street through the downtown of the historic port city and Russian airstrikes, artillery and mortar rounds have gutted entire neighborhoods. Hundreds of people from Mariupol arrive here daily in a grim procession of cars, with shattered windscreens and shrapnel scars speaking to the ordeal endured by their passengers. Taped to the windows are homemade signs reading “children” in Russian, and strips of white material tied to the door handles, scant protection from the war raging over their city . They pull into the parking lot of a hardware store on the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia—now a way station for people fleeing the city on

Russia - Ukraine Crisis I Tuesday, March 8, 2022:

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Source:   wsj.com Russian Shelling Halts Ukrainian Evacuation Effort Yaroslav Trofimov in Kyiv, Ukraine, and Brett Forrest in Lviv, Ukraine 12-15 minutes Ukraine managed to evacuate a convoy of civilians from the besieged northeastern city of Sumy on Tuesday, but renewed Russian shelling at the city’s exit forced the effort to be halted. Local authorities said the evacuation would resume later in the day. Heavy fighting continued across the country, particularly in the southeastern city of Mariupol, where evacuation efforts failed for the fourth day in a row and residents have gone without power or water supply for over a week. Combat went on around the strategic town of Izyum, eastern Ukraine, where Russian forces advanced as they attempted to encircle some of the country’s most hardened forces in the Donbas region. Ukraine continued to repel Russian attempts to break into the southeaste

Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Friday, March 4, 2022:

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Source: wsj.com No Radiation Leaks Reported After Russians Take Ukrainian Nuclear Plant Yaroslav Trofimov 18-23 minutes KYIV, Ukraine—Russian shelling in southern Ukraine caused a fire at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant before Russian troops took control of the area, according to local authorities and international observers, raising fears that Moscow’s increasingly indiscriminate war could cause a global environmental disaster. The fire, extinguished Friday morning, erupted at the Zaporizhzhia power plant’s training facility, Ukraine’s emergency service said. None of the plant’s six reactors, one of which is currently operational, were affected and there was no radiation leak. Both sides said Russian troops at the complex weren’t interfering with the plant’s staff. Still, the skirmish sparked international outrage and fanned fears of a repeat of the 1