A somber mood hangs over Ukraine as the war against Russia enters its third year.
"Our actions are limited only by ... our strength," the Ukrainian president said while announcing he was withdrawing troops from the eastern city of Avdiivka.
The five-and-a-half-hour attack targeted agricultural facilities and coastal infrastructure, officials for Ukraine’s southern defense forces wrote on Telegram.
The move amounts to the most serious shakeup of the top military brass since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
“The stronger our air defense, the fewer Russian devils will be in our skies and on our land,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.
“It’s been a good year, I would even actually call it a great year” for Russian President Vladimir Putin, an analyst said.
"You can do a lot with a telephone," the former president said at a rally in Nevada.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed to skeptical Republican senators behind closed doors to continue to supply military aid to Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy arrives on Capitol Hill to a darker mood than when he swooped in last winter for a hero’s welcome.
The commander in chief of Ukraine’s Armed Forces had previously suggested a significant breakthrough in the fight against Russia is unlikely.