Authorities are evacuating residents living within a five-kilometer radius of the damaged ammunition depot.
"In terms of what Russia sought to achieve, what Putin sought to achieve, they've already failed," Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
The former president said European nations must contribute more to Ukraine to match what the U.S. has given.
German pressure on the White House scuppered Kyiv's hopes of a stronger commitment to future Ukrainian membership, Newsweek was told.
Ukraine claimed an attack against an oil depot and warehouses in Crimea Saturday, days after explosions struck the Kerch Bridge, forcing thousands to evacuate.
Ukraine's ambassador to London became the latest Kyiv envoy to be removed from their post by Volodymyr Zelensky.
The Lord of the Rings star was said to have told the Ukrainian president to seek treatment for drug use.
Ukrainian Ambassador Vadym Prystaiko has been removed after his apparent criticism of Zelensky's comments about the U.K. defense minister.
"If we really want Ukraine to win, we need to do ten times more than what we're doing," an NGO head tells Newsweek.
The Ukrainian president has faced several unfounded allegations recently of using Western aid money to buy property.
Explosions were reported at Russian military training grounds in Crimea early on Wednesday morning.
The former president has said he would give Ukraine "more than they ever got if we have to" in order to halt the conflict.
More than 2,000 residents of four Crimean settlements will be evacuated after explosions rocked a military training ground.
Kyiv and Moscow are fighting for the ear of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a grain export security deal nears collapse.
Ukraine's youngest adults have the most favorable views of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's actions, data shows.
Thousands began to leave Crimea on Monday after an attack on the Kerch bridge.
Ukraine's military intelligence posted an intercepted phone call between two Russian soldiers who were allegedly discussing the incident.
Tourists and residents are leaving the Black Sea peninsula—which was illegally annexed by Putin in 2014—videos show.
"They have no impact on anything," Ukrainian presidential adviser, Mykhailo Podolyak, said in remarks reported by Ukrainian media.
Tamila Tasheva, Ukraine's representative for Crimea, told Newsweek there are some 10,000 Crimean collaborators in line for punishment.
Tucker spoke with Mike Pence about his stance on sending military and financial aid to Ukraine instead of focusing on internal issues in America.
"Anybody that says we can't be the leader of the free world and solve our problems at home has a pretty small view of the greatest nation on earth," Pence said.
After a forceful showing early in the war, Russia has lost a lot of the territory in Ukraine it once controlled.
"The drama here was not just the tension between Kyiv and Washington, it was the tension between the White House and eight other NATO capitals," expert says.
The two-day NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, has reinforced allies' pledges to increase defense spending and continue to support Ukraine.
The Russian duo known as Vovan and Lexus said the former U.S. secretary of state revealed his thoughts on September's Nord Stream pipeline destruction.
Retired General Barry McCaffrey warned that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky is "really pushing on a locked door" with regards to NATO membership.
Artillery is the biggest killer on both sides of the war, one military expert told Newsweek.