Russian conscription pushed some men into mass exodus as airline ticket prices soar

Air tickets from Moscow are sold out Traffic jam at the land border of Russia ‘Panic order’ for airline tickets – Source TBILISI/VALEMA, Finland (Reuters) – Some Russian men rushed to the border on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization as traffic surged at border crossings with Finland and Georgia and airfares … Read more

Ukraine incursion into liberated lands, separatists call for urgent referendum

Ukraine says its forces have advanced to the east bank of Uskel Governor says troops are entering towns near Lysychansk Separatist leader calls for urgent referendum to join Russia IZYUM (Ukraine) (Sept 20) (Reuters) – Ukraine said its forces have pushed east into an area recently ceded by Russia, paving the way for a possible … 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

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

Ukraine’s Zelensky warns of harsh winter, reports war progress

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Zelensky: Russia is planning a decisive energy strike on all Europeans Russia delays pipeline reopening in blow to Europe The International Atomic Energy Agency says the line is in the Zaporizhzhya plant but the backup is working The US ambassador to Russia is leaving his … Read more

UN inspectors near the Ukrainian nuclear plant on a mission to avoid an accident

The IAEA team expected the inspection to begin on Thursday It is unclear how long the inspectors will be able to stay Ukraine claims successes in the military counterattack Russia halts gas flow through major pipeline Zaporizhia, Ukraine (Reuters) – United Nations inspectors arrived in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia on Wednesday on a … Read more

EU split over visa ban for Russian tourists

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Germany and France issued a joint warning against banning tourist visas for Russians, saying such a move, called by other European Union members, would be counterproductive. The split over tourist visas will be at the center of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers in Prague on Tuesday and Wednesday, where they … Read more