Ukraine, 6-11-22

A short entry today, with links to Reuters, Associated Press and National Public Radio reports. Click on their names below to access others. — MCM

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Ukraine says it will prevail over Russia as eastern battle grinds on, by Natalia Zinets and Max Hunder | Reuters * Russia targets Sievierodonetsk in eastern advance * Ukraine urges West to deliver more heavy arms swiftly * War blocks vital Ukraine grain exports from Black Sea * Separatists say they will put South Korean fighter on trial | KYIV — President Volodymyr Zelenskiy insisted today that Ukraine would prevail in its almost four-month-long war with Russia that has become focussed on a grinding artillery slugging match over an eastern Ukrainian city. Russian forces have been . . . READ MORE . . .


Russia said to be using more deadly weapons in war, by David Keyton and John Leicester | The Associated Press KYIV — Ukrainian and British officials warned today that Russian forces are relying on weapons able to cause mass casualties as they try to make headway in capturing eastern Ukraine and fierce, prolonged fighting depletes resources on both sides. Russian bombers have likely been launching heavy 1960s-era anti-ship missiles in Ukraine, the U.K. Defense Ministry said. The Kh-22 missiles were primarily . . . READ MORE . . .

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Opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murray and other dissidents detained in Russia.  of National Public Radio  speaks with Evgenia Kara-Murza, wife of jailed Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza, about her efforts to free him. Click HERE to listen and, another day, read.