Putin calls for review of Ukrainian grain deal, accuses West of deception

Putin accuses Kyiv and West of flouting grain deal Says too much grain goes to EU and not to poor countries Said wants to discuss the evolution of the terms of the agreement Plans to talk to Turkish President about it soon KYIV, Sept 7 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted … Read more

Power cut after explosions near Ukrainian nuclear power plant, IAEA report expected

Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of bombing a factory The nuclear power plant has been worrying for weeks The UN watchdog will issue a report on this later on Tuesday. Ukraine says Russia is bombing Kharkiv and the city of Zelenskiy KYIV, September 6 (Reuters) – Explosions erupted and power was cut off on … Read more

UK weighs in on huge package of support as Europe battles energy crisis

Manuela Schwesig, Premier of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and Markus Soeder, Premier of the State of Bavaria, visit a pipeline transfer station of the Baltic Sea Pipeline Link near Lubmin, Germany , August 30, 2022. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UK to freeze energy bills for … Read more

New bombings spark nuclear fears as Kyiv and Moscow await UN report

Zaporizhzhia power plant cut off from grid but operating safely – IAEA Zelenskiy warns of near nuclear ‘catastrophe’ day before report Kyiv cites battlefield gains, including city of Kherson province European markets hit hard by closure of Russian gas pipeline KYIV, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Power to a critical nuclear power plant in Ukraine was … Read more

EU rushes to protect industry as Russia gas shutdown shakes markets

Gas prices in Europe up around 400% compared to a year ago EU states rush to support struggling power companies Disruptions hamper EU efforts to fill storage EU denounces Moscow’s weaponized gas, Russia blames sanctions LONDON/OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Gas prices in Europe jumped, stocks tumbled and the euro tumbled on Monday after Russia … Read more

IAEA team heads to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 31 (Reuters) – A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) left the Ukrainian capital on Wednesday for the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant to inspect the damage after nearby shelling raised fears of a radioactive disaster. Russian forces captured the factory shortly after … Read more

Ukraine pushes across front, says Zelenskiy, as Russia shuts down gas

Zelenskiy says commitment all over the front Russia says its forces are routing the Ukrainians IAEA team leaves Kyiv for nuclear power plant Russian gas flow drops to zero in pipe to Germany MYKOLAIV, Ukraine/KYIV, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops attacked Russian positions across the front, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, as Russia cut … Read more

Russia’s new gas suspension tightens energy screws on Europe

Pipes from the landing facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT/LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Russia cut off gas supplies via a major pipeline to Europe on Wednesday, intensifying the economic battle between Moscow … Read more

Zelenskiy urges Russians to ‘go home’ as Ukraine continues offensive in south

“Ukraine takes back its people” – Zelenskiy Russia says Ukraine suffered heavy losses Ukrainian shelling knocks out power in Russian-held town – RIA IAEA mission hopes to defuse tensions over nuclear power plants MYKOLAIV, Ukraine/KYIV, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged Russian troops to flee for their lives as his forces launched … Read more

IAEA mission heads to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant near the frontline

UN inspectors will visit Ukrainian reactor complex this week IAEA agency chief Grossi leads the mission Russia and G7 welcome IAEA mission Russian strikes kill eight civilians in Donetsk governor ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine/KYIV, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A team from the UN’s nuclear watchdog visited Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Monday, the agency’s chief said, … Read more