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At Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, officials try to prevent a meltdown

Saturday, August 27, 2022

A nuclear power plant in eastern Ukraine is at risk of melting down because of attacks on the surrounding electric grid. European officials want international inspectors to visit the plant.


6 key numbers that reveal the staggering impact of Russia's war in Ukraine

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago. In that time, thousands of people have been killed, cities destroyed, millions of people displaced and the Ukrainian economy has been battered.


Kyiv hosts a different kind of parade to celebrate Ukraine's independence day

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Aug. 24 marks the day when Ukraine's parliament vowed to separate from the Soviet Union in 1991. The date this year will also mark six months since Russia's invasion began.


The daughter of 'Putin's brain' ideologist was killed in a car explosion

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Daria Dugina was driving a Toyota Land Cruiser in the outskirts of Moscow when the blast happened. Several of her father's allies say he was the likely target.


Who was behind the explosions in Crimea? Ukraine and Russia aren't saying

Friday, August 12, 2022

Several days after Ukraine said nine planes were destroyed at a Russian air base in Crimea, nobody has publicly claimed responsibility for it — but speculation abounds.


Here's just how close the war in Ukraine has come to Europe's largest nuclear plant

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Satellite images and social media analyzed by NPR show attacks have hit structures around the plant, coming dangerously close to causing a nuclear disaster.


Experts widely condemn Amnesty International report alleging Ukrainian war crimes

Saturday, August 06, 2022

Ukrainian and international experts and commentators have responded critically to an Amnesty International report implicating Ukrainian troops in potential war crimes.


Amnesty International's report criticizing Ukraine is dividing the rights group

Friday, August 05, 2022

A report says Ukraine placed its forces near noncombatants, putting them in danger. Government officials say they evacuate civilians from combat areas, and that the report depicts "a false reality."


Ukraine condemns Amnesty International report that troops were too close to civilians

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Amnesty International has criticized Ukraine for setting up military bases in residential areas. Ukrainian officials say It's Russian forces that are putting Ukrainian civilians lives in jeopardy.


U.S. ambassador to Ukraine: 'It's going to be a long, grinding, tough war'

Friday, June 17, 2022

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has been through a lot in recent years. It's just reopened and Ambassador Bridget Brink is overseeing a massive U.S. assistance operation with a limited staff.


Ukraine's Zelenskyy hosts European leaders, welcomes more U.S. weapons

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Ukraine says it urgently needs the heavy artillery to counter Russia on the battlefield. Also, President Zelenskyy is looking for additional support as the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visit.


Kyiv opera house reopens after 3 months

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Ukraine's National Opera was built to celebrate Russian opera at the height of the imperial era. Performances were suspended after the war began but have recently re-started.


In two photos, see how Bucha is erasing the scars of Russia's invasion

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

First came the battle for Bucha. Now there's the battle to rebuild Bucha. This town was a scene of devastation in the early days of the war. Today you hear pounding hammers and screeching buzzsaws.


Orthodox Church in Ukraine has decided to cut ties with Russia

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Followers of the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine broke with its Moscow leadership. The Russian patriarch has supported the war and called opponents "forces of evil."


Courtroom drama: Ukrainian widow confronts Russian who shot her husband

Thursday, May 19, 2022

The widow asked the Russian soldier what he felt when he killed her husband. "Fear," he said. "I understand you probably won't be able to forgive me. But I ask for your forgiveness."


The Pope tries using Good Friday to bring together Ukrainians and Russians

Saturday, April 16, 2022

This year, the Vatican proposed having Ukrainian and Russian families carry the cross together during the annual Good Friday ceremony in Rome. Then Ukrainians objected.


Chicago's Ukrainian Community Weighs In On Impeachment Inquiry

Monday, October 07, 2019

Ukrainian Americans, like most Americans, are divided over what to make of that July phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's president, which is part of the impeachment probe against Trump.