• This photograph taken on 10 June 2022, shows the regional government building destroyed by a Russian missile strike in March 2022, in the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

    US announces $1 bn more in arms for Ukraine

    The newest US arms package features 18 more 155mm howitzers and 36,000 rounds of ammunition for them; two land-based Harpoon anti-ship missile systems; and additional rockets for four Himars precision rocket artillery systems that Ukraine is soon to put in the field.

  • Smoke and dirt rise from the city of Severodonetsk, during shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas, on 26 May 2022, amid Russia's military invasion launched on Ukraine. Picture: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP

    Donbas battle will determine course of war: Zelensky

    Russian forces have intensified efforts to cut off Ukrainian troops remaining in the industrial hub of Severodoentsk, destroying all three bridges which connect it across a river to the twin city of Lysychansk.

  • Smoke and dirt rise from the city of Severodonetsk, during shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas, on 26 May 2022, amid Russia's military invasion launched on Ukraine. Picture: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP

    Ukraine suffers setbacks in strategic city Severodonetsk

    The United Kingdom said it would follow the United States and send long-range missile systems to Ukraine, defying warnings from Russian President Vladimir Putin against supplying Kyiv with the advanced weapons.