Firefighters work to extinguish a fire after an airstrike hit a tire shop in Lviv, Ukraine, Monday, April 18, 2022. (AP Photo / Mykola Tys)

Russia bombarded the western city of Lviv and numerous other targets across Ukraine on Monday in what appeared to be an intensified bid to grind down the country’s defenses while building up its own forces for a major ground offensive in the east.

A serviceman carries the photo of Capt. Andrei Paliy, a deputy commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, during a farewell ceremony in Sevastopol, Crimea, Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Paliy was killed in action during fighting with Ukrainian forces in the Sea of Azov port of Mariupol. (AP Photo)

A senior NATO military official said the alliance’s estimate was based on information from Ukrainian authorities, what Russia has released — intentionally or not — and intelligence gathered from open sources. The official spoke on condition of anonymity under ground rules set by NATO.

People clear debris outside a medical center damaged after parts of a Russian missile, shot down by Ukrainian air defense, landed on a nearby apartment block, according to authorities, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, March 17, 2022. (AP Photo / Vadim Ghirda)

Hundreds of civilians had been taking shelter in the grand, columned theater in central Mariupol after their homes were destroyed in three weeks of fighting in the southern port city.

A former U.S. NATO ambassador discusses the current meeting of the world powers.

Were they violent terrorist conspirators or three angry young men entrapped by undercover cops? Paris Schutz has the details from opening day of the NATO 3 trial.

Three protesters who were accused of terrorism during the Chicago NATO summit in 2012 are in court today for the first day of their trial. Paris Schutz has the latest. Read the criminal complaint.

What happened to the three young men charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism during the NATO summit in Chicago? Paris Schutz has the latest.

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A Rolling Stone columnist lambasted Rahm Emanuel's style of governance, saying the mayor "hates" democracy. He joins us to discuss his scathing article.

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Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy joins us to to talk about being on the front lines, and the police response during the NATO protests.

We take a look at how Chicago Police handled NATO protests crowds, and some of the more violent summit protesters.

Protesters take to social media for the NATO summit. We take a look at some of the latest tools and analysis.

Protesters were more subdued on the second day of the NATO summit. But, they call Sunday’s melee police brutality. Paris Schutz has the latest.

How did the police handle the NATO demonstrations? City officials and NATO protesters have different answers. We dissect what went on in the streets.

As the NATO summit wraps up, we look at what world leaders accomplished and what issues were left unresolved.

Journalists from around the world converged on McCormick Place. Even though access was restricted, most reporters gave high marks to NATO summit organizers. Elizabeth Brackett reports.