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

United States: Russia could be on the verge of buying “millions” of North Korean shells and rockets

State flags of Russia and North Korea fly on a street near a train station during North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to Vladivostok, Russia April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Maltsev Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Russia could be on the verge of buying “literally millions” … 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

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

Gorbachev died shocked and bewildered by the conflict in Ukraine – interpreter

Performer worked with Gorbachev for 37 years Says he is shocked, upset by the events in Ukraine According to Gorbachev, he still believed in the idea of ​​the Soviet Union But he was against the use of force to achieve goals MOSCOW, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, was shocked and … 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

Sadr calls on his supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr calls on his supporters to end the protests Iran closes border ahead of Shiite pilgrimage next month 22 people killed in clashes in Baghdad; worst in years Violence erupted after Sadr announced his retirement from politics BAGHDAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday ordered his supporters to end their … Read more

EU divided over visa bans for Russian tourists

PRAGUE, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Germany and France have issued a joint warning against banning tourist visas for Russians, saying such a move, advocated by other European Union member states, will would be counterproductive. The split over tourist visas will be the focus of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers in Prague on Tuesday … 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