In a blue dress and with a yellow handbag: Tilda Swinton supported Ukraine at the Cannes Film Festival

British actress, star of “Doctor Strange” appeared in Cannes in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Tilda Swinton attended the press conference of the science fiction film “Three Thousand Years of Wishes” at the Cannes Film Festival, in which she... Read more

The Russian army is developing an offensive in the Donbass, Severodonetsk is threatened with encirclement

Ilya Abishev, Pavel Aksenov BBC 2 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightGetty Images The Russian army has become noticeably more active... Read more

90th day of the war in Ukraine: fierce battles for Severodonetsk and Lysychansk, the Kremlin commented on the resignation of the diplomat

Hour ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP photo caption, Road leading to Lisichansk Around the cities of Severodonetsk and Lysichansk in the... Read more

"We lived in the car." Subway reopens in Kharkiv

“We lived in the car.” Subway reopens in Kharkiv The Kharkiv metro started working again on May 24, 2022. For the last three months it has been used as a bomb shelter and as a shelter for those whose houses... Read more

"Stinger" at the exit from the attack, an explosion in the air and … That's it. "Russian public discuss the death of the pilot-general

3 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. In the sky over Ukraine, retired Major General of the Russian Air Force Kanamat Botashev was... Read more

“We woke up from the fact that air defense worked behind the fence”: Katya Osadchaya spoke about the first day of the war

The presenter told how she and her family ran away from the war. Katya Osadchaya showed Instagram followers a photo taken on February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine in a full-scale and insidious manner. The presenter told what she and... Read more

Ukraine is negotiating the creation of an organization of grain exporting countries – Ministry of Agrarian Policy

Negotiations on the creation of an “OPEC for grain” are currently underway. Ukraine has proposed the creation of an organization of grain exporting countries, which will include the world’s key grain exporters – the United States, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Ukraine... Read more

The European Union canceled all duties and quotas on exports from Ukraine for a year

The EU will be able to significantly support the economy of Ukraine. The Council of the European Union adopted a regulation allowing temporary trade liberalization and other trade concessions on certain Ukrainian goods. This is stated in a statement on... Read more

Ukrainian teachers will receive 43,000 laptops from Google

Ukrainian teachers will receive 43,000 laptops from Google. Such technical support will help them to effectively continue distance learning. This was announced on May 24 by the Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov. “Recently, together with the MES, we managed... Read more

"Never been so ashamed of the country." Russian diplomat at the UN resigns over war with Ukraine

May 23, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP Boris Bondarev, a member of the Russian diplomatic mission to the UN based in... Read more

A court in Kyiv sentenced Russian military Shishimarin to life imprisonment

5 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. Video Caption, The first sentence to the Russian military in Ukraine. Video The Solomensky Court of... Read more

"I have never been so ashamed of the country." Russian diplomat at the UN resigns over war with Ukraine

8 minutes ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAFP Boris Bondarev, a member of the Russian diplomatic mission to the UN based in... Read more

Russia ready to return to peace talks with Ukraine – Russian Foreign Ministry

The Russian Federation is ready to return to peace talks with Ukraine. But as soon as official Kyiv “shows a constructive approach.” The Russian side is waiting for Ukraine’s decision. This was reported by the propaganda publication RIA Novosti. Also... Read more

"We stopped the Russian army, which was called the" second army "of the world: Zelensky's main statements in Davos

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky delivered a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The speech of the head of state was devoted to the situation in Ukraine due to the war unleashed by Russia. In his speech, Volodymyr... Read more

"History remembers how much grief the evil of one person can bring": Zelensky on the world's reaction to the war in Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy stressed that history is changing, there are new challenges that require action, not just reaction. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on May 23 during an online speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.... Read more

Gazprom does not even use the paid transit capacity through Ukraine

The Russian “Gazprom” does not even use the already paid and booked transit capacities through the “Sudzha” point. The paid capacity of Gazprom is 77.2 million cubic meters of gas, but at present physical transit reaches only 50 million cubic... Read more

Ukrainians around the world celebrate Embroidery Day. Photo

May 19, 2022 Author of the photo, photo by Victoria Yaskevich Caption to the photo, Ukrainian Victoria Yaskevych in an embroidered shirt in Austria Ukraine celebrates Embroidery Day. This holiday traditionally falls on the third Thursday in May. The embroidered... Read more

"Destroy according to the Mariupol scenario": what the cities of Luhansk region look like

May 20, 2022 Author of the photo, Luhansk OVA The shelling and clashes in Luhansk region do not stop. The Russian army is attacking Severodonetsk and Lysychansk. Practically destroyed by shelling Rubizhne and Popasna. Serhiy Haidai, the head of the... Read more

"I wish I wasn't famous." How a Ukrainian woman with a Soviet flag became a cultural phenomenon in Russia and what she thinks about it

Svyatoslav Khomenko, Elizaveta Foght, Anastasia Platonova BBC May 16, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. “Grandmother with the Soviet flag” has become in Russia... Read more

Cannes 2022. Cinema during the war

Alexander Kan cultural columnist May 17, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightCannes Film Festival photo caption, A frame from the Truman Show... Read more

How Western arms supplies to Ukraine are changing the situation on the battlefield

May 17, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightAnadolu photo caption, Ukrainian soldier with MANPADS Stinger In the war in Ukraine, according to... Read more

The story of two mothers, thanks to which the song "Stephanie" appeared

Diana Kuryshko, Victoria Zhugan BBC News Ukraine May 19, 2022 Caption to the photo, Stefania Psyuk did not think that her name would ever become a song On the 60th anniversary of her 60th birthday, a saleswoman from a shop... Read more

"The dead were not counted, not covered, not buried." History of survival and rescue from Mariupol

Victoria Prisedskaya BBC News Ukraine May 18, 2022 Photo by Getty Images Each story of survival and rescue from Mariupol reveals new details of the horrors committed by Russia in Ukraine in the XXI century. In the first days of... Read more

Cultural purges. How Russia destroys museums and exports art from Ukraine

Anastasia Soroka, Grigor Atanesyan BBC May 19, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightMaria Prymachenko Foundation photo caption, Painting by Maria Primachenko “Nuclear... Read more

Laser weapons of the Russian Federation. Can it change the course of the war?

Tom Spender BBC News May 20, 2022 Photo by Getty Images Caption to the photo, Ukrainian soldier demonstrates weapons to combat drones The Russian Federation has announced the use of laser weapons systems against Ukraine. The United States says it... Read more