Ukrainian grain ship heads through safe waters, but economy is still in doldrums

Ukrainian grain ship heads through safe waters, but economy is still in doldrums

Grain-carrying ship from Ukraine inspected in Turkey Ship, headed for Lebanon, transits Bosphorus Shipment is first of kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But Ukrainian leader says much more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 mln tons to cut deficit KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskiy dismissed the importance of … Read more

US says Russia using ‘nuclear shield’ in Ukraine, risks terrible accident

US says Russia using 'nuclear shield' in Ukraine, risks terrible accident

US says Russia using “nuclear shield” First grain ship leaves Ukraine Ukraine says 22,000 Russian troops ready southern advance Foreign fighters enter Luhansk, says governor Ukraine says recaptures 50 towns in Kherson UNITED NATIONS/KYIV, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States has accused Russia of using Ukraine’s biggest nuclear power plant as a “nuclear shield” … Read more

First Ukraine grain ship set to sail; grain tycoon killed in Russia strike

First Ukraine grain ship set to sail;  grain tycoon killed in Russia strike

First Ukraine grain ship bound for Lebanon Turkey says more ships to follow Russian missiles pound port of Mykolaiv Ukraine grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in Mykolaiv Putin’s maritime ambitions include Black Sea, Arctic KYIV, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The first ship to set sail from Ukraine with grain exports since the beginning of the … Read more

On Navy Day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia

On Navy Day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 31 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia’s main rival and set out Russia’s global maritime ambitions for crucial areas such as the Arctic and in the Black Sea. Speaking on Russia’s Navy Day in the former imperial capital … Read more

Ukraine attacks Russian Black Sea Fleet HQ, Sevastopol governor says

Ukraine attacks Russian Black Sea Fleet HQ, Sevastopol governor says

Ukraine strikes Russian Black sea base, governor says Zelenskiy says grain harvest may be halved by war Zelenskiy orders evacuation of Donetsk Dozens of POWs died in strike on separatist-held prison ODESA, Ukraine, July 31 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces struck the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Russian-held Sevastopol early on Sunday, the Crimean … Read more

Russia tasks mercenaries with frontline sectors as infantry losses mount – UK

Russia tasks mercenaries with frontline sectors as infantry losses mount - UK

Wagner fighters unlikely to change trajectory of invasion – UK Ukraine tries to disrupt supply lines, bombs bridges Russia strikes Kyiv area for first time in weeks KYIV, July 29 (Reuters) – Russia has tasked mercenaries to hold sections of the frontline in Ukraine in a sign it is running short of combat infantry, Britain’s … Read more

Russian-occupied Kherson cut off as Ukraine counter-attacks – Britain

Russian-occupied Kherson cut off as Ukraine counter-attacks - Britain

Ukraine counter-offensive in Kherson gathering momentum – UK Russia in ‘massive redeployment’ in south, Ukraine says Russian-backed forces take over Vuhlehirsk plant Blinken says he plans call with Russia’s Lavrov July 28 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian counter-offensive has virtually cut off the Russian-occupied southern city of Kherson and left thousands of Russian troops stationed near … Read more

Russia tells NASA space station pullout less imminent than indicated earlier

Russia tells NASA space station pullout less imminent than indicated earlier

The International Space Station (ISS) photographed by Expedition 56 crew members from a Soyuz spacecraft after undocking, October 4, 2018. NASA/Roscosmos/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – Russian space officials have informed their US counterparts that Moscow would like to keep flying its cosmonauts … Read more

Russia cuts gas flows further as Europe urges energy saving

Russia cuts gas flows further as Europe urges energy saving

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT/LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – Russia delivered less gas to Europe on Wednesday in a further escalation of an energy stand-off between Moscow and … Read more

US says Biden-Xi call expected to cover Taiwan tensions, Ukraine

US says Biden-Xi call expected to cover Taiwan tensions, Ukraine

US President Joe Biden speaks virtually with Chinese leader Xi Jinping from the White House in Washington, US November 15, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden and China’s leader Xi Jinping are expected to talk on Thursday, a source … Read more