Tag: Civilians

Ukraine gets more air defense pledges as Russia hits cities – Press Enterprise

A man drives his motorcycle past a destroyed car in the retaken village of Velyka Oleksandrivka, Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s allies vowed Thursday to supply the besieged nation with advanced air defense systems as Russian forces attacked the Kyiv region with kamikaze drones and fired missiles elsewhere at civilian targets, payback for the bombing of a strategic bridge linking Russia with annexed Crimea.

Source: Ukraine gets more air defense pledges as Russia hits cities – Press Enterprise

All Sides in the Syria War Have at Least One Thing in Common: Slaughtering Civilians | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Nearly five years after Syria’s Arab Spring revolt escalated into a civil war, the conflict has morphed into a wider regional war with no end in sight. Millions of Syrians have fled, and a quarter of a million have died. Now, a devastating new United Nations report reveals that government forces are torturing and “disappearing” tens of thousands of civilians in what amounts to “extermination” and “crimes against humanity.” The U.N.

Source: All Sides in the Syria War Have at Least One Thing in Common: Slaughtering Civilians | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community