I'm a freelance journalist. A member of both the NLGJA and SPJ, I currently write articles for Harsh Light News on Medium and HVY.Com. When I was a university student, I wrote articles for the NT Daily and TCU 360.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Russia suggests it will target NATO countries
"Foreign Secretary Liz Truss warned Vladimir Putin today that the UK was ready to exercise sanctions against Russia if they do not deescalate in its military stance against Ukraine," The Sun newspaper reported.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Top U.S. diplomat visits Kyiv
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, having arrived in Kyiv on Sunday, 24 April 2022, met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Rumours of US President Joe Biden accompanying both Blinken and Austin have been circulated.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Russia aiming for full control of Ukraine's southern territory
Airstrikes against Odesa's infrastructure proves President Vladimir Putin isn't serious about peace. Repeatedly, when referencing the invasion of Ukraine, Putin has spoken of a "special operation" to demilitarise the targeted country. A missile struck the city's infrastructure on Saturday, 23 April 2022.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Donbas offensive unfolds
Russian forces, Ukraine officials say, have begun a much-anticipated Donbas offensive in multiple Ukrainian cities. Rocket and artillery fire rained down on the targeted Ukrainian cities. Ukrainian media reported a series of explosions. Considerable damage was caused. An estimated 40-50,000 Ukrainian soldiers are believed to be in the Donbas region.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Russian forces gives hold-outs time to surrender
Army General Sergey Shoygu, in a final attempt at playing humanitarian of the year, gave the last remaining Ukrainian troops situated at Mariupol's Azovstal iron and steel works plant time to surrender. Shoygu claimed urban districts around Mariupol were left deserted. There were no Ukrainian forces in sight.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Russian forces launch missile strikes on Kyiv
Russian forces, because of recent attacks on both Belgorod and Bryansk, launches major retaliative missile strikes on the Ukrainian capital. Kyiv consequently saw considerable damage. Industrial site attack, a retaliation for alleged Ukrainian strikes, was relentless.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Zelenskyy Reports Mariupol "completely destroyed"
Mariupol, existing only as a recent memory, has been reduced to rubble. It's difficult grasping the mentality behind such destruction. Bucha, comparatively, will be in Mariupol's shadow. Mariupol was once a bustling city. The destruction speaks for itself. There is no getting around how brutal the Russo-Ukrainian War has become. Everyone should see this.
Russo-Ukrainian War: Russian forces shell Derhachi
Two people, as Russian forces shell Derhachi, are killed. Several other people are severely injured. Massacres in towns like Bucha remain a hot button topic. The available evidence suggests Russian President Vladimir Putin isn't serious about peace talks. Continued shelling clearly suggests the Russian president has no real interest in a peaceful resolution. Does anyone seriously believe Putin?
Russia-Ukraine War: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Four people in Vuhledar and one person in Novomykhailivka, despite peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine being held, were killed as shelling continues. Two other individuals were injured. Pavlo Kyrylenko, the Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, tweeted (English translation):
Russian forces withdrawn from northern Ukraine
The illegal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine by Russia is continuing. The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, on Friday, 8 April 2022, reported via its official Twitter account that Russian military forces have withdrawn fully from northern Ukraine.