Joanna Kakissis

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Russian cruise missiles have smashed Ukraine's power grid and water system

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Recent hits by Russian missles on Ukraine's power grid and water systems have affected hospitals, cell phone service, and basic necessities such as heating and cooking.

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Ukrainians face winter in Kyiv without electricity, heat and water

Friday, November 25, 2022

Winter in Kyiv, Ukraine, sometimes without electricity, heat and water, is a challenge for the country's people.

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Russia hits Ukraine with new missile strikes, knocking out power and water

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The capital Kyiv and the western city of Lviv were among the cities hit in the latest round of attacks aimed at the country's infrastructure.

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Georgians alarmed at the arrival of tens of thousands of Russian exiles

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

A small country bordering Russia and partly occupied by it is alarmed by the recent arrival of tens of thousands of Russian men fleeing conscription into the Ukraine war.

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Aid to Ukraine is vital this winter as Russia keeps up its attack on infrastructure

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

As Russia's bombardment of Ukraine's infrastructure continues, the Ukrainian government is set to receive more than $4 billion in aid from the U.S. to help keep basic services running.

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The EU is moving toward training thousands of Ukrainian soldiers on its own soil

Sunday, October 16, 2022

A plan expected to be approved Monday could make training available for 12,000 Ukrainians in Poland, and another 3,000 in Germany. The move comes as Russia is mobilizing an additional 300,000 troops.

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Italy is all set to have its first far-right government since World War II

Monday, September 26, 2022

Italy is set to have its first far-right government since World War II, after a coalition of center-right parties won Sunday's elections.

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Italy will soon be led by the most far-right government it's had since Mussolini

Monday, September 26, 2022

Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy emerge as the single largest party. Her coalition will be able to form the next government, and Meloni is expected to become Italy's first female prime minister.

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Italy braces for far-right victory in elections

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Italians head to the polls Sunday in what could be a pivotal election with far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni poised to be Italy's first female prime minister.

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Ukraine hunts for pro-Moscow collaborators suspected of helping Russia strike targets

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

The southern Mykolaiv region has seen targeted strikes, leading Ukrainian officials to round up hundreds of people suspected of leaking information to the Russians.

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Ukraine's southern coast is enduring non-stop Russian bombardment

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Few Ukrainian cities have suffered as much Russian bombardment as Mykolaiv, near the coveted port of Odesa. Targeted strikes led the authorities to round up suspected collaborators.

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This Ukrainian grandmother is rebelling against the war-time beach ban

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

In Ukraine's most popular summer destination, a 90-year-old grandmother encourages a rebellion against a war-time beach ban, swimming despite the threat of fines – and floating mines.

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After a deadly jail blast, Ukrainians want answers about war prisoners held by Russia

Monday, August 29, 2022

The families of Ukrainian soldiers imprisoned by Russian forces have embarked on a desperate search for information after a deadly explosion at the Olenivka prison.

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A look at Ukraine, 6 months into its war with Russia

Saturday, August 20, 2022

An update on the war in Ukraine and a look at how life in the city of Odesa has changed.

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What it was like as family of Ukrainian prisoners of war waited for news after blast

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The families of Ukrainian soldiers imprisoned by Russian forces have embarked on a desperate search for information after a deadly explosion at the prison where the soldiers are kept.

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Over the river from a Russian-occupied nuclear plant, a Ukrainian town fears a spill

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

The small town of Nikopol, Ukraine, sits across the river from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Attacks are causing serious alarm for the community.

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Missile strikes near a nuclear power plant in Ukraine leave residents on edge

Monday, August 15, 2022

Fighting at Europe's largest nuclear power plant, now occupied by Russia, turns a Ukrainian city across the river into a target for Russian missiles and a danger zone for a nuclear accident.

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The first Ukrainian grain ship leaves Odesa after months of Russian blockade

Monday, August 01, 2022

The milestone comes after the U.N. and Turkey signed agreements with Russia and Ukraine to resume exports. The U.N. had pushed for a deal to address a growing global food shortage.

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Ukraine provides a bit of good news amidst a global food shortage

Sunday, July 31, 2022

Ukraine says it is ready to resume grain shipments from its southern ports that stopped with the onset of the war with Russia. The grain could alleviate a global food shortage.

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For the 1st time since Russia invaded, ships are set to depart Ukraine with grain

Friday, July 29, 2022

In Odessa, Ukraine is trying to launch ships filled with grain as part of deals brokered to address a global food shortage. Its ports have been closed since Russia invaded more than five months ago.

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