Kyiv says dozens were killed or wounded in Russian missile attack on Ukraine

At least 25 killed in missile attack – Ukrainian officials Civilians planning to enter Russian-controlled territory were killed Police say the attacks included at least three rockets ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Dozens of civilians were killed or wounded in what Kyiv called a mock Russian missile strike on a convoy of civilian vehicles … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more

‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more

Ukrainian troops arrive at a railway hub, with breakout threatening to turn into defeat

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian hack is the fastest in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement Kyiv/HRAKOV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials released images on Saturday showing soldiers raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as the collapse … Read more

Ukrainian forces threaten Russian supply lines after détente

Zelensky says the troops have retaken towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new US aid package Kyiv (Reuters) – Rapidly advancing Ukrainian forces approached the main railway feeding Russian forces in the east on Friday after the collapse of part of Russia’s front line caused the most dramatic shift in the momentum of the … Read more

Exclusive: EU, US ramp up Russian aluminum and nickel imports since Ukraine war

Aluminum blocks are seen at Wagner Automotive Industry in Gradacak, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Rović/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The European Union and the United States have largely exempted Russia’s mineral sector from sanctions EU raises imports of Russian aluminum by 13% in March and … Read more

Former Russian journalist Safronov sentenced to 22 years in prison for treason

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Journalist denies treason charges Supporters criticize 22-year prison sentence as ‘brutal punishment’ Safronov’s lawyer: The verdict is absurd (Reuters) – A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason after prosecutors said he disclosed state secrets, a ruling … Read more

EU gas prices rise after Russia halts Nord Stream flows

Pipes at the landing facilities of the gas pipeline “Nord Stream 1” taken in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The price of European gas has increased by about 400% from last year EU countries launched emergency gas plans Unrest hampers EU efforts … Read more