War in Ukraine: What you need to know
Latest: As NATO’s expansion looms, the fighting in Ukraine continues, with Kyiv’s forces locked in heated combat with Russian troops in Donbas as the country enters a “new, long phase of the war,” according to defense minister Oleksii Reznikov. The Kremlin’s forces have been pushed further back north of Kharkiv, closer to the countries’ border, while Ukraine has reclaimed control of villages near the area, a senior US defense official told reporters Friday.
The fight: Russian forces continue to mount sporadic attacks on civilian targets in a number of Ukrainian cities. Ukrainian prosecutors have been taking detailed testimony from victims to investigate Russian war crimes.
The weapons: Ukraine is making use of weapons such as Javelin antitank missiles and Switchblade “kamikaze” drones, provided by the United States and other allies. Russia has used an array of weapons against Ukraine, some of which have drawn the attention and concern of analysts.
Photos: Post photographers have been on the ground from the very beginning of the war — here’s some of their most powerful work.
How you can help: Here are ways those in the US can help support the Ukrainian people as well as what people around the world have been donating.
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