Mass graves near besieged Ukrainian city Mariupol are evidence of war crimes, say Ukrainian officials

The claim is supported by photos collected and analyzed by US satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies that appears to show more than 200 new graves at a site on the northwestern edge of Manhush, a town around 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the west of Mariupol. An estimated 100,000 people remain trapped in Mariupol which … Read more

Russian forces seize control of Chernobyl nuclear plant and hold staff hostage: Ukrainian officials

Alyona Shevtsova, advisor to the commander of Ukraine’s Ground Forces, said on Facebook that Russian forces have taken control of the power station and that the staff are being “held hostage.” According to Mykhailo Podolyak, a Ukrainian presidential adviser, control of the Chornobyl zone was lost after a “fierce battle.” Podolyak said the condition of … Read more