The US will take “catastrophic” action if Vladimir Putin uses nuclear weapons

Ukrainians living under occupation have been warned that their families would be massacred if they refuse to participate. Despite the threats, Ivan Fedorov, Ukraine’s elected mayor of Melitopol, said: “Our citizens have not participated in this fake referendum … after three days, Russia has only been able to find only 20 percent of the population … Read more

See Chief Prosecutor War Crimes Warning to Russia – CNN

See Chief Prosecutor for War Crimes Warning to RussiaCNN UN rights experts present evidence of war crimes in UkraineAssociated Press The UN Human Rights Commission says war crimes have been committed in UkraineAxios Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine, UN investigators sayThe Guardian See full coverage on Google News

Photographs by Elena Subach: The Angels of Lviv

So soon the first air raid sirens sounded last winter, Elena Subach, a photographer and curator in Lviv, began to worry. “Lviv is itself an open-air museum,” she told me. “You can’t hide it in a vault.” All over Ukraine, curators mobilized to try to protect what they could and transfer personal property to safekeeping. … Read more

Russia attacked a market and residential buildings in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk, killing at least two people

Russian forces have hit a market in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slovyansk, killing at least two people and wounding seven, according to officials. Key points: The mayor of Slovyansk said the city had been subjected to mass shelling Several houses were damaged after a missile attack on the residential area on the other side … Read more

Captured Briton Aiden Aslin told his execution will go ahead

However, Denis Pushilin, the head of the DPR, which is unrecognised internationally, played down this prospect in comments reported by Russian media last week. “First of all, I must be guided by the court decision that has been made,” he said. “By the nature of those articles, those offences that they committed, I see no … Read more