The unprecedented attacks in Russia threaten a major escalation of the nine-month war.
The parcels arrived after a package containing an explosive device sent to the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid ignited upon opening on Wednesday and injured an employee. That was one of multiple explosive parcels found in Spain this week.
“They saved my life so I want to save as many of them as I possibly can," Tom said about the thousands of animals he's rescued from around the world, including war-torn Ukraine.
The baby’s mother and a doctor were pulled alive from the damage. Multiple explosions were heard in Kyiv Wednesday after sirens sounded in Ukraine’s capital and elsewhere across the country.
The WNBA star has been placed at Female Penal Colony IK-2 in Yavas, which is in the region of Mordovia – the same area where American Paul Whelan is being held, according to Reuters.
“Ukraine’s defense was launching their missiles in various directions and it is highly probable that one of these missiles unfortunately fell on Polish territory," said Polish President Andrzej Duda.
President Joe Biden convened an "emergency" meeting of the Group of Seven and NATO leaders Wednesday morning for consultations after NATO-ally Poland said a "Russian-made" missile killed two people in the eastern part of its country.
Poland said early Wednesday that a Russian-made missile fell in the eastern part of the country, killing two people in a blast that Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy decried as “a very significant escalation” of the war.
A delicate painting has popped up on the wall of a war-wrecked building in Ukraine and appears to be the work of the famed street artist known as Banksy.
Russia relinquished its final foothold in a major city in southern Ukraine on Friday, marking another setback for Moscow in its war.
President Joe Biden hopes Russian President Vladimir Putin will be more willing to negotiate the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner now that the U.S. midterm elections are over.
“My hope is that now that the election is over, that Mr. Putin will be able to discuss with us and be willing to talk more seriously about a prisoner exchange,” Biden said.
A penal colony is a common type of Russian prison where detainees work for minimal pay.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Brittney Griner "is doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances" and that the administration was working "to resolve the current unacceptable and wrongful detentions" of Griner and Whelan."
The White House on Wednesday accused North Korea of covertly shipping a "significant number" of artillery shells to Russia in support of its invasion of Ukraine.
The Russian attacks on Monday morning knocked out water and power supplies in apparent retaliation for what Moscow alleged was a Ukrainian attack on its Black Sea Fleet over the weekend.
Russia says it is suspending a UN-brokered deal to export millions of tons of grain from Ukraine amid its ongoing invasion.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied having any intentions of using nuclear weapons in Ukraine but described the conflict there as part of alleged efforts by the West to secure its global domination.
Boris Bondarev, who quit Russia's permanent mission at the United Nations over the Ukraine war, told Sky News that Putin understands “if he loses the war, it will be the end for him.”
The Moscow region court also ruled that Brittney Griner’s sentence will be recalculated to around eight years in prison, after taking her time in pre-trial detention into account.