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Crisis in Ukraine


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After 3 months, Russia still bogged down in Ukraine war

UPDATED: Tue., May 24, 2022

When Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, it had hoped to overtake the country in a blitz lasting only days or a few weeks. Many Western analysts thought so, too. As the conflict marked its third month Tuesday, however, Moscow appears to be bogged down in what increasingly looks like a war of attrition, with no end in sight and few successes on the battlefield.

Russia presses Donbas offensive as Polish leader visits Kyiv

UPDATED: Sun., May 22, 2022

Russia pressed its offensive in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region Sunday as Poland's president traveled to Kyiv to support the country's Western aspirations and became the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war.