Friday, August 5, 2022

Russia - Ukraine War News Updates -- August 5, 2022


Reuters: Ukraine under pressure in east as NATO chief says Russia must not win 

 KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine said on Thursday it had been forced to cede some territory in the east of the country in the face of a Russian offensive, and the head of the NATO military alliance said Moscow must not be allowed to win the war. 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy this week described the pressure his armed forces were under in the Donbas region in eastern Ukraine as "hell". 

He spoke of fierce fighting around the town of Avdiivka and the fortified village of Pisky, where Kyiv has acknowledged its Russian foe's "partial success" in recent days.  

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Live Updates  

Russia says it’s ready to discuss prisoner swap; three ships carrying grain leave Ukrainian ports -- 

CNBC Live Updates: Russia's war in Ukraine -- CNN 

Russia-Ukraine war: Kyiv calls Amnesty report that says Ukrainian forces are putting civilians at risk a ‘perversion’ – as it happened -- The Guardian  

Russia-Ukraine updates: Heavy fighting reported on the outskirts of Donetsk -- DW  

Russia-Ukraine war: what we know on day 163 of the invasion -- The Guardian  

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 163 -- Al Jazeera 

Russia - Ukraine War News Updates -- August 5, 2022  

Russia Steps Up Attacks on Ukrainian Fortifications in the East -- New York Times 

 Russia maintains eastern Ukrainian attacks, new raids from Belarus -- UPI  

‘It’s just hell’: Ukraine says Russia has the upper hand in Donbas; U.S. approves Sweden and Finland to NATO -- CNBC 

Ukrainian Strike Likely Severs Rail Link Between Crimea And Kherson As Fighting In Donbas 'Just Hell' -- RFE  

Report: Ukrainian bases in communities endangering civilians -- AP  

Ukraine ‘endangers civilians’ with army bases in residential areas, says Amnesty -- The Guardian  

Ukrainian forces ‘put civilians at risk’ – Amnesty -- RT  

Zelensky accuses Amnesty International of supporting terrorism -- RT  

Ukraine Cleared To Move Javelin Missiles To Front Lines To Blow Up Russian Tanks “Defensively” -- Warzone/The Drive  

US-led effort to isolate Russia failed – Bloomberg -- RT  

Ukraine's Economy Will Crumble Without More Aid -- Foreign Policy

 3 more ships loaded with grain depart Ukrainian ports -- CBS  

NATO reveals its goal in Ukraine conflict -- RT  

US says Russia aims to fabricate evidence in prison deaths -- AP  

Zelensky angered by lack of help from EU -- RT Relatives of POWs call on Red Cross to help find loved ones -- AP  

Months into war, Ukraine refugees slow to join EU workforce -- AP

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