Jason Bellini

Jason Bellini

Jason Bellini

International Correspondent

Jason Bellini is Scripps News’s international correspondent. Currently, his primary assignment is covering the war in Ukraine. He joined Scripps News in 2021. An alum of CNN, Bloomberg News, and the Wall Street Journal, Bellini has covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Kosovo and Iraq. He focuses on telling the stories of remarkable individuals who are being put to the test by the most extraordinary of circumstances.

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Recent Work
Ukrainan drill commander

First you must survive the Ukrainian counteroffensive drill commander

A Ukrainian decoy mortar system made of wood.

Ukraine uses decoy weapons to diminish Russia's limited arsenal

Ukrainian surgeons doing surgery

Ukrainian village clinic is a first stop for wounded warriors

Ukrainian air defesnes

Air defense team protects front-line soldiers from Russian drones

Ukraine prepares for radiological emergency, terrorism at nuclear power plant

Ukraine prepares for terrorism at nuclear power plant

Ukraine's real-time war mappers.

Ukraine's 'Deep State' map: Fighters use it, 20-somethings run it

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the owner of the Wagner Group military company

Wagner Group halts advances toward Moscow amid brokered deal reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin vows harsh punishment as Russian troops rebel against country

Fire from an artillery attack in Ukraine

Ukraine's top general: Counteroffensive 'continues as planned'

Denis is pictured.

The race to save abducted Ukrainian teen, a pawn of Russian propaganda


Ukrainian PSYOP: Confuse Russia from Belgorod to Bakhmut

Fragments of a Russian rocket which was shot down by Ukraine's air defense system.

Ukraine shoots down 29 out of 30 missiles in latest attack from Russia

Ivan Fedorov

Mayor of Melitopol, Ukraine: Partisan sleeper cells await their cue

In Real Life: Ukrainian Sniper

In Real Life: Ukrainian Sniper


Ukrainian soldier's diary: An infantryman on the frontlines

No Surrender: Ukraine

No Surrender: Ukraine in 2023

Vadym and some helicopters

Ukrainian helicopter pilot's rare GoPro video of dangerous missions

Uliana Sozanska and her Brother Oleksandr Sozanskyi

Why a Ukrainian musician joined her fallen brother's army brigade

A cloud of smoke rises after Kyiv's air defense systems downed a drone

Tense drone incidents highlight latest Russian attacks in Ukraine

Ukraine's 43rd Artillery Brigade

Ukraine aims high-tech NATO artillery at high-value Russian targets

Ukrainian pilot flying a jet

Heroic Ukrainian pilot's cockpit cam shows daring below-radar flight

A Ukrainian soldier prepares to fire a grenade launcher on the frontline in Bakhmut

Leaked intel documents: Ukraine's air defenses could soon crumble

Iryna Shevtsova and her son

Ukrainian children rescued from Russia fear for friends left behind

Iryna Dmytrieva and her daughter Liza

Living for Liza: A Ukrainian mother's journey of love and defiance

A Ukrainian smoking an e-cigarette

Front-line troops in Ukraine use e-cigs — but not how you think

Yara Chornohuz

Ukrainian combat medic's GoPro captures grim front-line reality

a field of missile remnants in Ukraine

Where and why Ukraine stores $100 million of Russian missile remnants

People attend a vigil at the Trafalgar Square organised by the Ukrainian and U.S. Embassies

It's been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine

Kateryna Titowa with her family

Hostomel, Bucha, Irpin: the Ukrainian family that survived all three

A tank gunner named Lion is pictured.

Inside the secret tank repair battalion near Ukraine's front lines