Ukraine launches a wave of anti-corruption busts ahead of EU summit

Ukraine on Wednesday announced searches of government buildings and the homes of high-profile ministers and oligarchs as part of a clampdown on corruption. The move comes ahead of a gathering of European leaders in Kyiv to discuss Ukraine’s path towards EU membership.  Among those targeted by coordinated searches on Wednesday…

Live: Death toll from Dnipro apartment building strike rises to at least 25; 43 reported missing

The death toll rose to at least 25 on Sunday after a strike on a residential building in Dnipro the previous day, President Volodymyr Zelensky said. The mayor of Dnipro said the chances of recovering more survivors from the rubble is now ‘minimal’. Follow FRANCE 24’s liveblog for all the latest developments.…

Live: Zelensky blasts Russian ‘terror’ after deadly shelling of Kherson

Issued on: 24/12/2022 – 11:35Modified: 24/12/2022 – 16:33 Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky has condemned a Russian act of “terror” after at least five people were killed on Saturday in a strike on the centre of Kherson in southern Ukraine. The attack comes a day after the US House of Representatives gave final approval to a…

Live: At least two people killed in Kherson after ‘massive’ Russian shelling

At least two people were killed and five wounded in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson on Monday after what the regional governor said was “massive shelling” by Russian forces. Ukrainian troops liberated the city from Russian occupation on November 11 and Ukrainian officials say Russian forces have been firing on it since…