Kremenchuk Shopping Center Latest Site of Russian Rocket Strike in Ukraine
Shopping Center in Kremenchuk after Russian ShellingState Emergency Service of Ukraine. A shopping center in Kremenchuk, Ukraine is the latest civilian structure that has been struck in a rocket strike. The strike itself took place just prior to 4:00pm local time. Ukraine’s State Emergency Service has been engaged in recovery efforts with 115 rescuers and 20 pieces of equipment dispatched to help on the ground of the destruction. Major efforts were being conducted to extinguish the rampant flames, which had grown to cover the more than 110,000 square foot shopping center.
In Ukraine Russian Kyiv Conflict, Airstrike Was Meant to Humiliate Western Leaders Before Group of Seven Summit
A recent Russian attack on the Ukrainian capital Kyiv destroyed at least two residential buildings and a preschool backyard. The attack reportedly killed one and wounded six. Russia also allegedly attacked Ukraine from 932 miles away with 14 KH-101 air-to-surface long-range cruise missiles. For a visual, 932 miles is slightly shorter than the straight line distance between Aliso Viejo, CA, and Ralls, TX. [i] [ii]
June 26, 1948: Berlin Airlift--Soviet Union Blockade Similar to Russia Blocking Ukraine's Access to the Black Sea
On June 25, 1948, Berlin became isolated by a blockade by the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union wanted to consolidate control of Berlin. Their tactic? Cutting off all land and sea routes to access West Berlin to pressure the Allies occupying Berlin to evacuate. 2 million people in Berlin were without food, fuel for heating elements, and many other critical supplies needed for survival. [i]
Marching for LGBTQ+ Ukrainians in Toronto
traditional Ukrainian vyshanka patternIvan Honchar on Wikimedia - Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. Andrew Kushnir once thought he couldn't be gay and Ukrainian. When he was growing up, it seemed as if there was no such thing as "queer Ukrainian" and, when he came out as gay, he "felt like a unicorn."
Opinion: Ukraine Has Been Outgunned in Donbas: The West's Weapons Are Not Keeping Up
"Despite the heavy influx of weapons from the West, Ukrainian forces are outgunned by the Russians in the battle for the eastern Donbas region, where the fighting is largely being carried out by way of artillery exchanges." —Andrea Rosa and Jamey Keaten.
Tuesday in Portland: Local man returns home after months of providing medical help for Ukrainians
(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Tuesday, June 21 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Portland man returns home after months of coordinating medical help for Ukrainians.
A Funeral Was Held for an Activist Killed in Battle on June 18, 2022
Roman Ratushnyi was his name. He was 24 years old. "Poppies, the blood-red flowers that cover the battlefields of Europe’s two world wars, were laid in mourning Saturday on the coffin of yet another dead soldier, this one killed in yet another European war, in Ukraine." —John Leicester.
Amazing Traditional Ukrainian Dancer Performs in East Village NYC
In this video, JamesandKarla highlight an amazing traditional Ukrainian dancer performing in the East Village of New York City.
Gold, Resources, History: What Hasn't Been Looted in Ukraine by Russian Forces?
Bees fight against Bear stealing their honeyGordon Johnson/Pixabay. If you are like many people around the world, you have heard quite a bit about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent war these past few months. Extensive fighting has displaced millions of Ukrainian citizens and casualties continue to mount for both sides as each attempts to chart their preferred future for the war-torn country.
The US Senate Approves a New Aid Package for Ukraine, Amounting Over 40 Billion dollars.
As the last aid package runs out, the US Senate has approved a new package for the war-torn nation Ukraine. The package, which would cost over $40 billion, would include military assistance as well as humanitarian resources.
Russian Duma Considers Draft Bill Revoking Lithuania’s Independence
The modern skyline of Vilnius, Lithuania, as viewed at dusk from Gediminas' Tower looking north-west.Diliff on Wikimedia Commons. A draft bill was submitted yesterday to the Russian State Duma that has called for the repealing of Russian recognition of the Soviet Union State Council resolution "On Recognising the Independence of the Republic of Lithuania." You read that correctly. A draft bill has been introduced to the Russian State Duma that questions Lithuania's right to exist as a sovereign state.
Monday in Portland: Ukrainian family seeking refuge in Portland shares story and more news
(Alexey Furman/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Monday, June 6 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses. 1. Ukrainian family living in Portland shares story.
How the Denver Zoo is helping Ukrainian animals
The Denver Zoo is raising money for Ukrainian zoos and so far has dispersed $50,000.Visit Denver. (Denver, Colo) In an effort to assist zoos in Ukraine that are impacted by Russia’s war, the Denver Zoo in March launched a Wildlife Emergency Fund. Since, the zoo has raised $50,000 from 865 individual donations and are distributing the money to three organizations across the war-torn country.
Here’s how Forsyth County residents can help Ukrainian refugees
(FORSYTH COUNTY, GA) Few people can understand what families fleeing Ukraine are going through better than Vasily Lantukh. Thirty-two years ago, Vasily fled from Ukraine, which was still then part of the Soviet Union, to the United States. All he could bring with him was his family—four children and his pregnant wife, Marya.
Ukraine Uses The Switchable US Kamikaze Drone Against Russia For The First Time
A Switchblade drone appears to have hit a Russian tank. The crew was operating the drone from a tower far from the attack site. The first video has surfaced on social media documenting the alleged use of a Switchblade drone in Ukraine. The "loitering munition" made in the US flies towards a Russian T-72 tank.
Henry Kissinger Tells Ukraine to Give Russia Territory
In the first major push for negotiations from the West, veteran U.S. diplomat Henry Kissinger says it’s time for the Ukraine to find common ground with Russia. Kissinger said a crushing defeat of Russian forces in Ukraine could spell disaster for geopolitical stability.
Monday in Charlotte: NC politicians banned from Russia, formula and foster families, FC 5-7 and more
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and North Carolina Rep. Alma Adams, both Democrats, will no longer be able to enter Russia over a new ban.(Alex Wong/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Good morning, Charlotte, and welcome to one of the last weeks of May! Wednesday of next week kicks of June, but before the start of summer, we have stories for Monday, May 23.
Ukrainian Festival East Village NYC: Traditional Folk Song Performance
In this video, JamesandKarla attend the Ukrainian Festival in the East Village of New York City on May 21, 2022 and watch a traditional Ukrainian folk song performance.
Biden passes into law a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine
(Leigh Vogel/Getty Images) President Biden has passed into law a major aid package for Ukraine that will offer the country with $40 billion in security, humanitarian, and economic help as it fights the Russian war in the coming months.
Multiple stoop sales for Ukraine popping up in Prospect Heights this weekend
(Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) Several stoop sales will pop up this weekend in Prospect Heights, and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Razom for Ukraine, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing direct aid to the people of Ukraine.