Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News' International Editor.
Recently she has reported on the war in Ukraine, and the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
She has reported from six continents, covering the major conflicts and refugee movements of the past three decades, including Syria, Iraq, Kosovo and Rwanda, winning many awards.
She is the author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution and In Extremis; the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin, which won the 2019 James Tait Black Prize for biography.
She is a regular contributor to newspapers and literary journals.
We analyse what Yevgeny Priogozhin’s latest statement means and how Ukranians have reacted to instability in Russia.
Here in Ukraine the battle against Russian forces goes on remorselessly. But in Russia it’s the reverberations of yesterday’s extraordinary events that are still being felt. President Putin is reported to have spoken again on the phone to President Lukashenko of neighbouring Belarus, who yesterday brokered the deal that saw Yevgeny Prigozhin order his Wagner…
An armed mutiny, a betrayal, a knife in the back – and a visibly angry Vladimir Putin speaking after the tanks and armoured vehicles of the Wagner Group of soldiers – supposedly fighting on his behalf – seize the city of Rostov-on-Don and take control of military sites in an audacious act of rebellion. The…
Ukraine’s forces remain locked in combat with Russian ones along the front lines in the eastern parts of the country. The major cities also remain under threat from Russian kamikaze drones and ballistic missiles.
Every inch of territory that is being won and lost in Ukraine’s counter-offensive comes at an immense cost to the men on the frontlines.
Kyiv has been targeted by a series of Russian missile attacks at the start of a visit by African leaders designed to broker peace. It comes as fierce battles rage in the south and east of the country as part of Ukraine’s counter-offensive to retake territory from Russian’s occupying forces. This report was filmed and…
“Extremely fierce battles” are raging in the south and east of Ukraine according to the country’s deputy defence minister. She said the counter offensive, which began a week ago, was having “partial success”, measuring every metre of their territory taken back.
Kilometre by kilometre, metre by metre: that is how Ukraine is recording its gains in the new counter-offensive.
Videos of Ukrainian soldiers holding up their yellow and blue flag in newly liberated villages are once again circulating on social media.
While residents of the flooded Ukranian city of Kherson call for humanitarian aid following the Kakhovka dam breach, it appears Ukrainian forces are attempting to breach Russian positions elsewhere on the frontline with growing intensity.
Emergency services in Kherson have come under Russian shelfire, as they rescue civilians who are trying to escape from the Kherson region.
Huge rescue and evacuation efforts are underway in Ukraine’s southern region of Kherson after the breach of the Nova Kakhovka dam.
A mass emergency evacuation of thousands of people is under way in Ukraine’s southern region of Kherson.
Nineteen people have been killed and 106 injured after a market in Khartoum was shelled using heavy artillery, according to the Sudanese Doctors Trade Union.
NATO has said it will deploy additional forces to Kosovo, following clashes between peacekeeping troops and ethnic Serb protesters which left dozens injured.