What happened in Week 12 of Russia’s attack on Ukraine: battle for the Donbas

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Published 2022-05-14
Warning: This video contains graphic images that show bodies of the dead at 1:41 and 2:02.

Russian and Ukrainian troops fight village by village in the Donbas, with little progress for the Kremlin. The war pushes Finland to seek NATO membership and a Russian soldier is charged with the first war crime since the start of the conflict. Here’s a recap of the war in Ukraine from May 7 to 13.

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0:00 — Recap of Week 12
00:28 — Russian military massing forces in battle for Donbas, Ukraine’s top general says
00:57 — Putin blames the West for Ukrainian invasion during Victory Day address
01:42 — Russian troops abandon dead soldiers’ bodies, Ukrainian officials say
02:11 — All women, children and older adults rescued from Mariupol steel mill, Ukraine says
02:49 — Ukraine charges Russian soldier in killing of civilian, will be 1st war crimes trial
03:06 — Kremlin says Finland’s membership in NATO would be a threat to Russia
03:30 — U.S. passes $40 billion military, humanitarian aid package for Ukraine
03:41 — Trudeau meets Zelensky in Kyiv, reopens Canada’s embassy
04:15 — More than 150 Ukrainians resettle in Newfoundland

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All Comments (21)
  • Serguei Timouchev
    Kadyrov: One of the brightest results of the fighters of the Akhmat special forces, achieved jointly with the military personnel of the LPR, is the capture of the Zarya chemical plant. Its industrial zone is several kilometers long and wide.
  • Gaurav & Mike
    “War is a continuation of politics by other means.” — Carl Von Clausewitz
  • David Carey
    "If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary." --Jim Rohn
  • National Question
    1:15 Muscovite army has reached Crimea in 1738 for the first time, but managed to occupy the peninsula only on 1776, meaning it was not historical Muscovite whatsoever. On the other hand, Crimea was historical Ruthenian (Ukrainian) and Severian (Ukrainian) at least 795 years before that, until 988 AD. Moreover, Ukrainians (Antae) lived in Crimea since the 5th century AD as the written sources and archaeology clearly proves.
  • Truehurtssomtimes
    The Treasury and State Department identified former Ukraine officials Konstantin Kulyk, Oleksandr Onyshchenko, Andriy Telizhenko and Oleksandr Dubinsky — a current member of the Ukrainian parliament — as part of a "coordinated" effort to spread "unsubstantiated allegations involving a U.S. political candidate."
  • Tame Impala
    Sales of Kit Kat have been suspended in Russia and this will determine the result of the war. To the best of my knowledge a non-Kit Kat country has never beaten a Kit Kat country in a war!
  • kitty SS
    I pray Ukrainians will be Victorios SooN! 💗💗🙏🏼🙏🏼
  • Silence EXE
    Expecting Fallout 5 to come out in the next year or so. Supposed to have super realistic graphics.
  • jeannett paiva
    Take back Donbass it’s Ukraine 🇺🇦 territory must end war with drones, missiles, tanks. Go for it Zelensky don’t give up!!!
  • GAM3 MAS73R
    I can't wait to see what happens in Week 100.
  • Rudi Loos
    PARABENIZO os soldados da Ucrânia pra cima dos invasores russos sem piedade
  • Nephilim ivritt
    that Ukrainian that got off that plane was old enough to be in a damn uniform and fighting for his country to drive the Russians out instead of settling in another country
  • Leo Sath
    The better the Ukrainians do against Russia, the better for Europe and all Western countries.. Give them 🇺🇦 MORE weapons Fast
  • Frank East
    Ukraine continues to defend democracy, and it is right that Canada supports them. We must do more to provide them with the tools to defend themselves.
  • Ese soldado ruso es inocente. El que la rego fue el señor que andaba paseando en bicicleta en zona de combate, que falta de criterio.
  • 450rhino1
    I hope they can keep Mariopal. Don't give them that land advantage. Good job guys.