Post navigation The U.S. Women’s National Soccer team lost their Women’s World Cup quarter-final match against Sweden. This loss was unexpected as the U.S. had won the previous three World Cups, and they were the defending champions in this tournament. This loss is a shock to the entire U.S. soccer community. Ukraine has destroyed two bridges connecting the annexed Crimea peninsula and the Kherson region, located in the extreme south of the country. The bridges were destroyed as part of a military operation in the area, with the stated purpose of preventing further militarization by Russian forces in the region. The destruction of the bridges has caused an uproar between Ukraine and Russia, further escalating tensions between them.