Zelenskyy visits UK in quest for military aid; meets with King Charles | USA TODAY

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the U.K. for the first time since Russia’s invasion, meeting with King Charles and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. RELATED: Ukraine’s Zelenskyy ‘not interested’ in a meeting with ‘nobody’ Putin Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the U.K.…

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Russian missile attacks target residential building in Kramatorsk | USA TODAY

Russian missile attacks on a residential building in Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk killed several people and injured dozens more. RELATED: Chinese spy balloon spotted over Montana, Pentagon officials confirm | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3l6tpMb » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh »…

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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy ‘not interested’ in a meeting with ‘nobody’ Putin | USA TODAY

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is “not interested” in being alone in a room with Russian President Vladimir Putin. RELATED: Zelenskyy on Dnipro strike: ‘We must do everything to stop’ Russia https://bit.ly/3XH3oRV The White House relented Wednesday after months of pleas…

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Ukraine salt mining town battle intensifies as Russia claims control | USA TODAY

A battle for Soledar, a salt mining town in Ukraine, is intensifying as Russian officials claim they have the town under control. RELATED: Deadly Russian missile attacks hit Ukraine on New Year’s Eve https://youtu.be/YGJeoB94JwE Ukraine troops were hanging on in…

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Vladimir Putin attends Orthodox Christmas service by himself | USA TODAY #Shorts

Russian President Vladimir Putin chose to attend an Orthodox Christmas service alone inside a Kremlin cathedral rather than celebrate with worshipers. RELATED: Putin made to wait by Turkish President Erdogan https://bit.ly/3ICqzs2 » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch more…

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Biden on ceasefire in Ukraine: Putin is ‘trying to find some oxygen’ | USA TODAY #Shorts

President Joe Biden was “reluctant to respond” when asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin ordering his armed forces to hold a 36-hour cease-fire in Ukraine to mark the Russian Orthodox Christmas holiday. RELATED: Putin to the West: ‘Let’s stop being…

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Paul Whelan remains in a Russian prison as Biden negotiates release | USA TODAY

Paul Whelan wasn’t part of the prisoner exchange that brought WNBA star Brittney Griner home. Here’s why he is still in a Russian prison. RELATED: Brittney Griner arrives in Texas after prisoner swap with Russia | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3HmKU3W Republicans…

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Biden continues to push for Paul Whelan’s release, White House says | USA TODAY

President Joe Biden is continuing to push for the release of Paul Whelan, as the White House says Russia is “not working in good faith” to release him. RELATED: Brittney Griner released from Russian imprisonment after prisoner swap | USA…

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Putin on nuclear weapons: ‘Threat is growing’ | USA TODAY #Shorts

Russian president Vladimir Putin said that Russia’s nuclear arsenal is a “means of protection” and that the “threat [of nuclear war] is growing” during a meeting with his Human Rights Council. RELATED: Putin to the West: ‘Let’s stop being enemies’…

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Energy supply issues continue in 17 Ukrainian regions, says Zelenskyy | USA TODAY

Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that emergency electricity shutdowns persist in 17 regions, including Odesa and Kyiv. RELATED: What the US and NATO have said about missile hitting Poland https://bit.ly/3TRXMlk Another blistering round of Russian airstrikes ripped across Ukraine on Thursday, further…

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