Ukraine

Anna Chyryvoko and her boys after being evacuated from Chernihiv to Kyiv, Ukraine. (Joti Heir photo)
Anna Chyryvoko and her boys after being evacuated from Chernihiv to Kyiv, Ukraine. (Joti Heir photo)
President Joe Biden speaks to the media at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Monday, April 4, 2022, as he returns to Washington and the White House after spending the weekend in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Biden: Putin should face war crimes trial for Bucha killings

Russian agency says it has launched its own probe focusing on what it calls ‘false information’

President Joe Biden speaks to the media at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Monday, April 4, 2022, as he returns to Washington and the White House after spending the weekend in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A woman walks amid destroyed Russian tanks in Bucha, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, April 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Russia faces growing outrage amid new evidence of atrocities

Ukrainian officials said the bodies of 410 civilians were found in towns around the capital

A woman walks amid destroyed Russian tanks in Bucha, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Sunday, April 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
A Ukrainian flag-raising ceremony was held at Armstrong's Memorial Park on Saturday, April 2, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Armstrong flies Ukrainian flag as Russian invasion rages on

Officials and the public gathered at Memorial Park to show solidarity with the besieged nation

A Ukrainian flag-raising ceremony was held at Armstrong's Memorial Park on Saturday, April 2, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Vernon’s Dan Dueck is creating cedar blue and yellow stars in honour of Ukraine, and hoping to sell his creations as a fundraiser to give money to the Red Cross to help support the European country. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon man has starry vision of Ukraine support

Dan Dueck creating cedar blue and yellow stars, hoping to sell as part of Ukraine Red Cross fundraiser

Vernon’s Dan Dueck is creating cedar blue and yellow stars in honour of Ukraine, and hoping to sell his creations as a fundraiser to give money to the Red Cross to help support the European country. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Bob and Diane Sterne are showing their support for Ukraine with a flag waving proudly above their property in Coalmont. “My wife and I are horrified with Putin’s attack on a sovereign nation, and quite worried that Ukraine is just the beginning,” Bob told the Spotlight. The flag was purchased on eBay for $20.69 and delivered in one week. (Andrea DeMeer - Black Press)

Fundraiser in Summerland to benefit Ukraine

Slava Ukraini variety show will be held Saturday, April 9

Bob and Diane Sterne are showing their support for Ukraine with a flag waving proudly above their property in Coalmont. “My wife and I are horrified with Putin’s attack on a sovereign nation, and quite worried that Ukraine is just the beginning,” Bob told the Spotlight. The flag was purchased on eBay for $20.69 and delivered in one week. (Andrea DeMeer - Black Press)
Ukrainian rescue workers carry an elderly woman under a destroyed bridge in Irpin, close to Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, April 1, 2022. Talks to stop the fighting in Ukraine resumed Friday, as another attempt to rescue civilians from the shattered and encircled city of Mariupol broke down and Russia accused the Ukrainians of a cross-border helicopter attack on an oil depot. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

1-800-663-7867: Service BC prepares to support displaced Ukrainians, eager volunteers

‘Ukrainian community organizations in major urban centres and regional hubs have indicated they are overwhelmed by the generosity…’

Ukrainian rescue workers carry an elderly woman under a destroyed bridge in Irpin, close to Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, April 1, 2022. Talks to stop the fighting in Ukraine resumed Friday, as another attempt to rescue civilians from the shattered and encircled city of Mariupol broke down and Russia accused the Ukrainians of a cross-border helicopter attack on an oil depot. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)

Vernon concert shines light of hope amid Ukraine crisis

April 1 event features Melina Schein, Judy Rose, artists Michelle Loughery and more

Lorrie Fleming with theh Canadian Route 66 Association stops to smell the flowers and check out the Seed by Seed Sunflower Project at Gallery Vertigo recently. The show has been extended to April 2 for the community to enjoy. (Michelle Loughery photo)
A Ukrainian soldier stands one top of a destroyed Russian tank on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, March 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Ukraine strike on Russian territory reported as talks resume

Kremlin spokesman says oil depot incident could undermine negotiations

A Ukrainian soldier stands one top of a destroyed Russian tank on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, March 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
On the hood of the damaged truck are the donated items and a Kelowna Stands With Ukraine sign (Danylo Sora/Contributed)

Ukrainian allies who received donations from Kelowna killed by Russians

Kelowna Stands With Ukraine group sent supplies to attacked military volunteers

On the hood of the damaged truck are the donated items and a Kelowna Stands With Ukraine sign (Danylo Sora/Contributed)
On the hood of the damaged truck are the donated items and a Kelowna Stands With Ukraine sign (Danylo Sora/Contributed)

Ukrainian allies who received Kelowna donation dead amidst Russia war

Kelowna Stands With Ukraine sent the most recent package of supplies to two defenders that have died

On the hood of the damaged truck are the donated items and a Kelowna Stands With Ukraine sign (Danylo Sora/Contributed)
A woman rides a bicycle past a burned bus after fighting on the outskirts of Mariupol, Ukraine, in territory under control of the separatist government of the Donetsk People’s Republic, on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino discuss the International Criminal Court investigation into alleged war crimes by Russia. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)

Canadian federal ministers cite need for international war crimes probe of Russia

Russian attacks on Mariupol have blocked efforts to get food, water and medicine to its residents

A woman rides a bicycle past a burned bus after fighting on the outskirts of Mariupol, Ukraine, in territory under control of the separatist government of the Donetsk People’s Republic, on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan and Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino discuss the International Criminal Court investigation into alleged war crimes by Russia. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, a cod to be auctioned sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine. Russia, along with Iceland and Norway, remains a major producer of the white fish, which it harvests from the Barents Sea and other frigid oceans. The U.S. is clamping down on trade with Russia, and is targeting seafood in particular. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Seafood biz braces for losses of jobs, fish due to sanctions

Russia is one of the largest producers of seafood in the world

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015, file photo, a cod to be auctioned sits on ice at the Portland Fish Exchange, in Portland, Maine. Russia, along with Iceland and Norway, remains a major producer of the white fish, which it harvests from the Barents Sea and other frigid oceans. The U.S. is clamping down on trade with Russia, and is targeting seafood in particular. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
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$128 million raised for war-stricken people in Ukraine through Red Cross donations

Six million people are internally displaced, and three million have fled from Ukraine

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A Ukrainian serviceman tries to avoid being bitten by an ostrich at a heavily damaged private zoo as soldiers and volunteers attempted to evacuate the surviving animals to safety in the village of Yasnohorodka, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The evacuation was halted before completion as shelling resumed between Russian and Ukrainian forces in the area.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Heavy fighting rages near Kyiv as Russia appears to regroup

Heavy fighting raged on the outskirts of Kyiv and other zones Thursday…

A Ukrainian serviceman tries to avoid being bitten by an ostrich at a heavily damaged private zoo as soldiers and volunteers attempted to evacuate the surviving animals to safety in the village of Yasnohorodka, on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 30, 2022. The evacuation was halted before completion as shelling resumed between Russian and Ukrainian forces in the area.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

8-year-old Lower Mainland resident sells paintings to help Ukrainians

Ava Gambling and her brother James, 4, raised more than $1,000

Ava Gambling sold her paintings to raise money to help Ukrainian people through the Canadian Red Cross. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Silk map of Western Ukraine on display at Okanagan College March 2022 (Brittany Webster)

Silk map of Western Ukraine displayed at Okanagan College

The map was used to help individuals evade capture and escape Ukraine during the Cold War

  • Mar 30, 2022
Silk map of Western Ukraine on display at Okanagan College March 2022 (Brittany Webster)
The City of Armstrong and Township of Spallumcheen will co-host a public ceremony showing its support and solidarity for Ukraine by raising the country’s flag at Memorial Park, Saturday, April 2, at 11 a.m. (File photo)

North Okanagan city, township show support for Ukraine

Armstrong and Spallumcheen hosting ceremony April 2, 11 a.m., at Memorial Park raising Ukraine flag

The City of Armstrong and Township of Spallumcheen will co-host a public ceremony showing its support and solidarity for Ukraine by raising the country’s flag at Memorial Park, Saturday, April 2, at 11 a.m. (File photo)
Viktoriia Serhiienko, her husband, Oleksandr, and their 13-year-old sons, Daniil and Illia. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge resident desperate to find in-laws in Ukraine, helping friend escape war

Yuliya Cherman raising money to help friend who escaped Mariupol come to Canada

Viktoriia Serhiienko, her husband, Oleksandr, and their 13-year-old sons, Daniil and Illia. (Special to The News)
Roch Fortin of Maple Roch shows bottles of maple syrup which will be used as a fundraiser to help with humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The syrup in the bottles was collected from maple trees in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland maple syrup fundraiser assists Ukraine

Donations collected to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Roch Fortin of Maple Roch shows bottles of maple syrup which will be used as a fundraiser to help with humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The syrup in the bottles was collected from maple trees in Summerland. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)