Ukraine in recent days has faced a blistering onslaught of Russian artillery fire and drone attacks, with the shelling especially intense in Kherson.
Russian-installed authorities have urged all residents of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson to leave immediately ahead of an expected Ukrainian advance.
The Russian Defense Ministry said two men opened fire at volunteer soldiers during a target practice session in western Russia.
In a reversal of President Donald Trump immigration policies, President-elect Joe Biden is vowing to increase the number of refugees that America takes in.
“I have spoken to Putin only once and that was about 18 months ago," the Tesla CEO said.
Russian airstrikes targeting civilians across Ukraine have left many dead and injured, in retaliation for the destruction of a key bridge linking Russia and Crimea.
The age of “victims of sexual and gendered-based violence" in Ukraine by Russian forces "ranged from 4 to 82 years," an independent commission has found.
The tide of international opinion appears to have decisively shifted against Russia, as a number of non-aligned countries joined the United States and its allies in condemning Russia’s war in Ukraine and its threats to the principles of the international rules-based order.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has made a rare foray outside Ukraine's capital and highlighted Moscow’s embarrassing retreat from a Ukrainian counteroffensive.
Already accused of war crimes, Russia’s acts raise the question of whether it has crossed the line into genocide, even as Capitol Hill is reluctant to use the word.