Greg Myre

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The Ukrainian capital of Kyiv came under sustained Russian missile attacks

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

A Russian missile hit an apartment building in Kyiv. There were reports of more strikes in other cities, east to west, north to south. This included Lviv in the west, near the border with Poland.


Ukraine came under attack from Russian missiles, and Poland reports explosions

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Ukraine says it came under a massive attack from Russian missiles Tuesday. Explosions were also reported in Poland.


Biden says it's 'unlikely' that missile that hit Poland was fired from Russia

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

President Biden and other G-7 leaders gathered in Bali for an emergency meeting to discuss the explosions in Poland. "We're going to find out exactly what happened," he said.


Ukraine's President Zelenskyy makes surprise visit to liberated city of Kherson

Monday, November 14, 2022

The Ukrainian president appears openly in front of the main government building in the southern city, and speaks to cheering residents who endured eight months of Russian occupation.


Ukrainians in Kherson celebrate the withdrawal of Russian troops

Saturday, November 12, 2022

In the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson there's joy in the streets. Ukrainians celebrated late into the night to mark the pullout of Russian troops after eight months of occupation.


In a major blow to Putin, Russia says it has fully withdrawn from Kherson

Friday, November 11, 2022

The Russian Defense Ministry says it has completed its withdrawal from the strategically important city of Kherson in southern Ukraine.


Russia retreats from Kherson. Why is the U.S. nudging Ukraine on peace talks?

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Russia says all its forces are gone from the key southern city of Kherson. Yet the Biden administration is publicly asking Ukraine to show a willingness to negotiate.


Russia has been threatening to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

The threats come 60 years since the world held its collective breath during the Cuban Missile Crisis. What lessons does that 1962 crisis offer today?


In Ukraine, trend lines point to escalation, not an endgame

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

When the question comes up on how the war in Ukraine ends, the debate tends to be brief. After eight months of fighting, most all the signs are pointing toward prolonged conflict.


How likely is a Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine?

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin is again raising the possibility of such an attack. Experts said the likelihood still remains low, though risks are rising.


Putin's plan to annex regions of Ukraine will likely make it harder to end the war

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin is planning an elaborate Kremlin ceremony Friday to annex four regions of Ukraine. The move could make it much harder to find a solution to the war.


Marking 75 years, the CIA opens a new museum and launches a podcast

Monday, September 26, 2022

The CIA rarely seeks publicity, but has opened up a bit as it marks its anniversary. Director William Burns told the inaugural podcast that he wanted to "demystify" some of the agency's work.


Facing setbacks, Vladimir Putin makes his biggest gamble yet in Ukraine

Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Russian leader has already lost several big bets in Ukraine. He may be taking his largest risk yet by mobilizing more troops and pushing ahead with plans to annex Ukrainian territory.


Putin says Russia will mobilize up to 300,000 additional troops to fight in Ukraine

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia will mobilize up to 300,000 additional troops to fight in Ukraine. Moscow appears poised to annex the Ukrainian territory it currently controls.


Top Zelenskyy adviser discusses Ukraine's latest military moves

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

A top adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to NPR about the latest Ukrainian military advances and Russia's plan to hold a referendum in territory it occupies.


A war with recurring themes: Russian blunders, Ukrainian ingenuity

Monday, September 19, 2022

In Ukraine's successful military offensive, the country again made the most of its lesser resources and also capitalized on Russian miscalculations. This scenario has played out multiple times.


Ukraine played a game of misdirection and caught Russian forces off guard

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Behind Ukraine's dramatic battlefield push and Russia's rapid retreat is a surprise tactic. With public attention focused on movements in Ukraine's south, Ukrainian forces struck in the east.


How Ukraine broke the stalemate with Russia

Monday, September 12, 2022

In a counteroffensive, Ukrainian forces have claimed swaths in the east of the country, dealing a heavy blow to Russian forces as the war marks 200 days.


Ukrainian attacks suggest offensive may be underway in the south

Monday, August 29, 2022

Ukraine has been talking for weeks about a counteroffensive against Russian forces in the southern city of Kherson. Without saying so explicitly, Ukrainian attacks suggested an operation is underway.


Massive military aid package to Ukraine signals U.S. is in war for the long-haul

Saturday, August 27, 2022

To mark six months of the war in Ukraine, President Biden announced the largest single military aid package for Ukraine yet: $3 billion.