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May 23rd to May 27th

A daily update regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Attack on an Odesa ammonia plant

On Friday, May 20, Russia launched a missile strike on an ammonia production facility in Odesa.

Fratricidal war

Almost every Ukrainian has relatives who fight in the Russian army or live in Russia, the Security Service of Ukraine reports.

Minus $13 billion

Russia has lost $13 billion - this is the cost of military equipment destroyed by the Ukrainians during the three months of war they’ve waged in Ukraine.

In the maze of Azovstal

These are the Mariupol defenders pictured in the labyrinths of Azovstal. One of them, named Dmitry Kazatsky, asked to publish these pictures before being taken into captivity by the Russians. TRIGGER WARNING

Shelled by mortars and BM-21 Grad launchers

A migrant from Russia shared how he fled from the Ukrainian city of Rubizhne during an attack by Russian troops

Russia hit the Donetsk region with BM-30 Smerch and missiles

"Russian troops fired on the civilian population from aircraft, tanks, heavy artillery, Smerch multiple launch rocket systems, as well as cruise missiles," Ukrainian law enforcement officers report.

May 16th - May 20th

A daily update regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Blockade of Mariupol defenders

Since late April, Mariupol defenders have been blockaded at the Azovstal plant.

Russia attacks the Chernihiv region again

In the early morning of May 17th Russian missiles hit the village of Desna.

Missile attack in Odesa

Missiles hit Odesa region: a summer resort was destroyed, and a child was wounded

Coming home… if there’s one to go back to

How damaged cities in Kyiv Oblast are coming back to life. Photo report.

May 9th - May 15th

A daily update regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Why the Donbas encirclement will fail

The Russian army has attempted to encircle the Ukrainian forces in Donbas. But there are five military reasons why they won't manage to do that.

“How will I live when I am not a man anymore?”

Women, men and teenagers are victims of sexual violence by Russian soldiers in Ukraine.

Finland to join NATO

Finland has announced plans to join NATO.

Missile attack in Odesa on May 9

7 missiles from the Soviet times were fired at the city.

Not their war: the children killed in Ukraine

Losing a son is unbearably tough. My wife is beside herself with grief, crying all the time. It is a pointless war, we haven't done anything to them.

War Update. Day 75

Ukraine continues to defend its future and its freedom in the war of Russian aggression. The main fighting is now taking place in eastern Ukraine.

The most intense attack on Odesa to date

This weekend Odesa faced the most intense missile attack since the beginning of the war

Torture in Russian captivity

On April 30th, Ukraine held its eighth prisoner exchange with the Russian Federation. The Ukrainian prisoners released in the exchange showed clear signs of torture.

Maybe he will see again

9-years-old Denis Voronoy, suffered a severe head wound during heavy shelling in Chernihiv and nearly lost his eyesight

02.05-08.05

A daily update regarding the situation in Ukraine.

Music during the war

How Ukraine's professional musicians are fighting on the cultural front.

"Save The Military of Mariupol"

On May 4th, a protest was held in support of Mariupol in the center of Kyiv (picture story)

KATAPULT-Ukraine team

We have journalists reporting to us from four different countries.

8 mass graves were found in the Kyiv Oblast

Mass graves were found near Kyiv: There are indications that the dead were tortured before they died.

Attack on Odesa on May 2nd

One killed and one injured - both teenagers

Mariupol evacuations

More than 100 people were evacuated from Azovstal

Kherson Oblast Under Occupation

The southern Ukrainian Oblast of Kherson, which once had over one million residents and borders occupied Crimea, is now one of the “bloodiest ” areas in Ukraine.

The last 24 hours in Ukraine

A daily update regarding the situation in Ukraine.

UN confirms 6,009 civilian casualties of war crimes

The UN continues to investigate war crimes, but what awaits Russia for crimes against humanity?

Head of Russian media channel predicts nuclear war

The head of the Russian state-controlled television channel RT, Margarita Simonyan, said in a recent program that she expects nuclear war.

Filtration Camps

Ukrainians who want to escape from occupied territories into territories controlled by Ukraine have to go through so-called filtration camps organized by the Russian army. "If they have photos containing pro-Ukrainian symbols, they beat and torture them. They call it 'denazification'"

Concert in Irpin

On April 26th, famous Lithuanian pianist Darius Mažintas gave an open air concert.

36 years after the Chernobyl disaster

The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is the biggest nuclear man-made disaster in the world.On February 24th, 2022, the nuclear power plant was under a new threat during the Russian invasion.

Dismantling the "Reunification of Ukraine and Russia” sculpture

The sculpture under the People's Friendship Arch will be dismantled in Kyiv, and the arch itself will be renamed.

Second phase of Ukrainian war

Russia has named their next goals in Ukraine: Taking full control of the Donbas Region, as well as the territory of southern Ukraine to be used as an exit to Transnistria.

Minenräumung in der Region Kyjiw

In Folge des russischen Angriffkriegs, neutralisierten ukrainische Spezialisten insgesamt 68.345 Sprengkörper und 417,4 kg Sprengstoff sowie 1.938 Flugzeugbomben. Bisher durchkämmten sie eine Fläche von 11.640 Hektar im gesamten ukrainischen Gebiet.

Putin fordert Angriffsstopp auf Asow-Stahl

Putin nannte die Idee, das Werk Asow-Stahl zu übernehmen, nicht ratsam

Groß angelegte Offensive um den Donbass

Am Morgen des 18. April begann die Russische Armee eine Militäroperation in der Ostukraine

Ehrentitel für ein Verbrechen

Putin ehrt die 64. Selbstständige Motorisierte Schützenbrigade, die sich während der Ermordungen in Butscha aufgehalten haben.

Erfolg für ukrainische Streitkräfte

Ein Unternehmer aus Odessa hat ukrainischen Streitkräften die genauen Koordinaten seines Landhauses mitgeteilt, ​​weil russische Truppen dort ihre militärische Ausrüstung gelagert haben. Diese Truppen wurden in kurzer Zeit bezwungen.

I Gave Everything to the War Effort

I gave everything to the Ukrainian army: a weapons collection, all of my savings, my real estate and two cars. “I kept only a military uniform for myself”, the Ukrainian female soldier told KATAPULT Ukraine

Die Hälfte des Landes muss von Minen geräumt werden

In der Ukraine werden immer mehr Landminen vergraben. Ein Spezialteam hat bisher schon über 2.000 Bomben gefunden und neutralisiert

Chemischer Waffeneinsatz in der Ukraine?

Russland könnte laut Berichten verbotene Waffen einsetzen. Das berichtet das Asow-Bataillon. Die Informationen dazu werden derzeit vom ukrainischen Verteidigungsministerium überprüft.

Die Oblast Kyjiw nach der „russischen Befreiung“

23 Bilder aus den Orten Borodjanka, Irpin, Dymer, Rudnja-Talska

"Barbecue" Under Fire

The harsh everyday life of the inhabitants of Mariupol, who cannot leave the city, surrounded by Russian troops.

Escape from Gostomel

“We could be killed at any time, and because of that, we wrote our names on our wrists so we could be identified”.

Chornobayivka 14:0

14 Russian attempts to take Ukrainian airfield failed

Die zerstörte Stadt Irpin

In Irpin gab es starke Gefechte zwischen der ukrainischen und der russischen Armee. Die Ortschaft wurde stark beschossen und ist zu weiten Teilen zerstört.

In the City Center of Bucha

A massacre of the Ukrainian population was committed in Bucha. Ukrainian media outlets have reported the discovery of 300 corpses with more being found every day. How does situation look in the center of the Kyiv suburb look at the moment?

Das Zentrum von Butscha

In Butscha wurde ein Massaker an der ukrainischen Bevölkerung verübt. Ukrainische Medien berichten jeden Tag über neue Leichenfunde. Derzeit sind es über 300. Wie sieht es derzeit im Zentrum des Kyjiwer Vororts aus?

They Vilely Kill Us Here

Sergei Perebyinis lost his wife, teenage son and nine-year-old daughter. His family were killed by mortar shelling while trying to evacuate from the town of Irpin near Kyiv

Day 40th

List of key events in Ukraine

Facing the War

A female pharmacist is seriously injured after the city of Kharkiv was shelled by Russian artillery TRIGGER WARNING

“We left our homes”

Ukrainian refugees who were forced to leave their homes due to the Russian invasion shared details of their ordeal

Killed and Raped

“Women were raped in front of their kids, girls - in front of their families, as a deliberate act of subjugation." Ukrainian authorities disclosed horrifying crimes of Russian soldiers in Bucha, Irpin and Gostomel TRIGGER WARNING

The 35rd Day of the War

Ukrainian data from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, information in Russian sources - differs

“I Feel Safe In Basement”

“A few days after the war began, we learned to distinguish missiles flying by their sound. Every time when the ground shook and trembled, we ran to a bomb shelter, knowing that shelling is coming”, Olena Shovgenya, 42, from Kharkiv said.

Chernobyl now

Why the situation in Chernobyl is nearing another catastrophe again?

Law to kill

Ukrainian lawyers have outlined who can kill Russian soldiers and on what occasions

Russischer Rapper unterstützt die Ukraine

Zum Auftakt seiner Konzerttournee „Russians Against War Tour“ spendete der Musiker Oxxxymiron an die Ukraine

Evacuation continues..

Thousands of people at the country’s railway stations are waiting to be evacuated to a safer place. Volunteers of the Emergency Response Teams of Ukrainian Red Cross in different parts of the country are on duty around the clock at railway stations. In the tents of Ukrainian Red Cross, volunteers help hundreds of people, providing them with first aid, first psychological aid, water and snacks.