The latest on Zaporizhzhia. A city in Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia (previously known as Zaporozhye, Aleksandrovsk and Oleksandrivsk) is known internationally as home to the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. The city has been a focus during the Ukraine-Russia War, with Russian forces engaging in ongoing attacks on the city, bombing both government and civilian locations.
Russian official says Ukraine counteroffensive will target these areas
Kyiv is preparing for a spring push that is to be supported with Western-made heavy armor and NATO-trained troops.
Putin removes age limit for conscripts as Russian forces devastated
An upper age limit for Russian National Guard members serving in parts of Ukraine has been lifted until January 1, 2026.
Where will Ukraine's counteroffensive happen?
Ukraine's military has proved to be adept at secrecy and deception, which will be vital amid preparations for the next battlefield push.
Ukraine posts video of burning ship as Russia finally admits its loss
The vessel Saratov was targeted a year ago in the port of the city of Berdiansk, Zaporizhzhia Oblast.
Russia's Melitopol move "acknowledgement" it won't achieve key aim: U.K.
Russian authorities declared control over Melitopol within two days of the full-scale invasion beginning in February 2022.
Russia abandoning outskirts of Kherson months after losing city: Ukraine
Russian forces vacated most personnel in the annexed territory in November.
Ukraine plotting large scale counteroffensive, Wagner channel suggests
Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine's minister of internal affairs, previously told Newsweek that a counteroffensive was coming.
Russia relying on rare "Zoopark-1" radar to find artillery: Ukraine
Russia's radar detectors have either been destroyed or captured by Ukrainian forces at least a handful of times throughout the last year of war.
Russia draining reservoir to leave over 1M people without water: Ukraine
The alleged sabotage could also cause heavy damage to the surrounding biodiversity, according to a Ukrainian official.
Chernobyl fears return as Russia makes ominous warning
Moscow has accused Ukraine of trying to impugn Russian troops who were at the nuclear power plant last year.
Russia faces crucial decision that could decide Putin's future
Putin could "risk his presidency" by making the wrong call on prioritizing his troops, one expert told Newsweek.
Putin faces "central dilemma" as Russia bolsters defenses: UK
As the Ukraine war nears its one-year mark, Russia is faced with deciding which Ukrainian threats to prioritize fighting back against.
Putin plans to "Russify" captured Ukrainian areas with elections—MOD
It's part of a string of changes that Russian-installed authorities have said they will make in the four partially-occupied Ukrainian territories.
Russia is now going after Ukraine's time zone
The four Russian-annexed regions of Ukraine "will switch to Moscow time," Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade said.
Russia accused of setting up concentration camps in annexed territories
Russian penal colonies are the descendants of gulags, the brutal Soviet-era labor camps notorious for ill-treatment of prisoners.
Russian 'Tiger' vehicle destroyed as Zaporizhzhia combat escalates: Ukraine
"Russian occupants continue to die blamelessly in Ukraine," a new report from the Ukrainian military stated.
How Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant could unleash "disastrous chain of events"
Experts remain concerned about the safety of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant as the fight between Ukraine and Russia intensifies in the area.
Russia can't take key Ukrainian region "quickly," occupation leader admits
Russia is hoping to regain offensive capabilities in 2023 with the influx of masses of mobilized troops.
Video shows fire rain from sky after Russian "incendiary ammunition" strike
Ukraine's defense ministry said Russian troops had struck a "peaceful Ukrainian village."
Ukraine peace proposals: What are the chances?
Eleven months into Russia's full-scale invasion, key actors appear to be looking for ways to end the fighting.
Russia losing 1,000 soldiers a week in Zaporizhzhia, mayor says
Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov told Newsweek that Russian forces are digging in around his native city ahead of an expected counter-offensive.
Russia searching for soldiers who are abandoning war "en masse": Ukraine
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said Russian guards are looking for more than 200 deserters in one region alone.
Russia sets up "dragon's teeth" in Melitopol amid street battle fears—ISW
Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov published a photo that purports to show the concrete structures set up in the middle of a street.
Russia using "mobile crematorium" amid heavy losses: Ukraine
The Kremlin was also accused in April by Ukraine of using "mobile crematoriums" in order to cover up alleged war crimes.
Two Russian ammo depots destroyed after key bridge crippled: Ukraine
Ukraine is unleashing a counteroffensive effort in Zaporizhzhia, which was illegally annexed by Russia in September.
Ads looking for trench diggers surface as Ukraine's winter offensive looms
Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said this month that Ukraine's counterattacks will continue regardless of colder temperatures in the winter months.
Captive and living in fear, Melitopol women reveal life under Russian yoke
"My brother even looked for me in the morgue," said one of the women who spoke to Newsweek about Russian occupation in the Zaporizhzhia city.
Ukraine winter push: Where will Kyiv's hammer fall on Russians next?
The winter freeze will open a window for Ukrainian tanks to roll forwards, but Kyiv will keep its targets close to its chest.
Melitopol bridge strike hints where Ukraine wants to bring winter offensive
An explosion Monday reportedly damaged a bridge that has been described as a key supply route for Russian troops in the Zaporizhzhia region.
Russia-installed leader survives assassination attempt
Nikolai Volyk, deputy head of the occupied city of Melitopol in southern Ukraine, was leaving his home when an improvised explosive device detonated.