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russian forces (6), ukrainian prime minister denys (5), black sea fleet (5), war crimes (4), ukrainian soldiers (4)

Questions deepen in Russia, days after the sinking of a warship.

A talk-show host, who usually reflects the Kremlin’s line, questioned how the ship was lost.

Russian forces will close off Mariupol from Monday, official says. Here's the situation in the besieged city

After enduring a brutal assault for more than a month, Ukrainian fighters in the besieged southeastern port city of Mariupol rejected a Russian deadline to surrender on Sunday and vowed to fight on.

Donbas, Ukraine's ravaged heartland, has suffered eight years of warfare. Here's why Putin wants it | CNN

Donbas, a sprawling and beleaguered heartland region that blankets much of eastern Ukraine, has been the front line of the country's conflict with Russia since 2014.

Zelensky vows not to give up territory to end war

Ceding any territory in the eastern part of Ukraine to Russia is a deal breaker and not up for negotiation, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an interview that aired Sunday.

The banned weapon Russia (and the US) won’t give up

Why war crime investigators are looking for cluster bombs in Ukraine.

Ukrainian PM Says Mariupol ‘Still Has Not Fallen’ Despite Defying Deadline To Surrender

"We will fight absolutely to the end," Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said of the devastated port city after Ukrainian fighters refused to surrender to Russia.

Atrocities in Ukraine War Have Deep Roots in Russian Military

Like the shelling of cities, the seemingly pointless, close-up killing of individuals recalls wars in Chechnya. Do they reflect intent, or only indifference, propaganda and a military culture of violence?

‘They Are Gone, Vanished’: Missing Persons Haunt Ukrainian Village

In a Russian-occupied village, five men went off to feed cattle. Their relatives and neighbors are wondering what happened to them.

Dem Sen. Coons: U.S. Needs to Discuss Sending Troops to Ukraine -- 'Putin Will Only Stop When We Stop Him'

Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) said Sunday on CBS's "Face The Nation" that it wastime for the United States to talk about sending troops to Ukraine. | Clips

Zelensky: Biden Should Visit Ukraine, I Think He Will

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that President Joe Biden should come to Ukraine. | Clips

Ukrainian Defenders In Mariupol Defy Surrender-or-die Demand

The relentless bombardment and street fighting in Mariupol have killed at least 21,000 people, by the Ukrainians' estimate.

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