Russian artillery hits center of Kyiv as world leaders gather in Europe

Russian artillery hits center of Kyiv as world leaders gather in Europe

Russian artillery hit apartment building in Kyiv People trapped in the rubble, rescues underway Ukraine loses key city to pro-Russian forces Indonesia calls for peace talks to ensure global food Britain says Ukraine can win, fears ‘bad’ peace deal KYIV / POKROVSK, June 26 (Reuters) – Russia shelled the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Sunday, a … Read more

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europe as Russia threatens freedom – Zelenskiy

Ukraine EU candidacy will strengthen Europe-Zelenskiy ‘Our future is together’, says European Council chief EU candidacy will anger Moscow Russia continues shelling cities in Donbas KYIV, June 24 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Ukraine’s formal candidacy to join the European Union was a big step towards strengthening Europe at a time when Russia was … Read more

EU grants Ukraine candidate status in ‘historic moment’

EU leaders launch Ukraine’s membership process Zelenskiy urges West to speed up heavy weapons deliveries Battle for Donbas twin cities reaches critical stage KYIV, June 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine became a candidate to join the European Union on Thursday, a bold geopolitical step triggered by Russia’s invasion that Kyiv and Brussels hailed as an “historic … Read more

Fifteen killed as Russia rains rockets on Kharkiv

Ukraine says Russians hitting Kharkiv as they did Mariupol Fire breaks out at oil refinery inside Russia Putin to mark day in 1941 when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union KYIV / KHARKIV, June 22 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukraine’s second largest city Kharkiv and surrounding countryside with rockets, killing at least 15 people, in … Read more

Exclusive: Inside the hangar at the center of the $ 1 billion Airbus-Qatar jet dispute

DOHA, June 22 (Reuters) – Two high-tech Airbus A350 jets sit idle with their windows taped and engines covered in a floodlit hangar in the Gulf, hobbled by an international legal dispute between European industrial giant Airbus (AIR.PA) and Qatar’s national carrier. From a distance, the planes might seem like any other long-haul jetliners crowding … Read more

Europe steps up support for Ukraine as Russia presses offensive

Zelenskiy thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Leaders tour ruined town of Irpin Fighting rages in Sievierodonetsk and southern Ukraine KYIV / IRPIN, Ukraine, June 17 (Reuters) – Britain will host talks on rebuilding key infrastructure in Kyiv on Friday, a day after the leaders of Germany, France and Italy visited Ukraine and offered it … Read more

EU leaders criticized for tepid support bring ‘message of unity’ to Ukraine

Arms needed to fend off Russian advances in south and east Ukrainian troops, civilians holed up in Sievierodonetsk plant KYIV, June 16 (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France and Italy – all criticized in the past by Kyiv for support viewed as too cautious – made a joint visit to Ukraine on Thursday, touring … Read more

West must stay focused on Ukraine during ‘pivotal’ moment, says Pentagon chief

Ukrainian servicemen ride American 155 mm turreted self-propelled howitzers M109, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Donetsk region, Ukraine June 13, 2022. REUTERS / Gleb Garanich / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 15 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was at a “pivotal” moment and the United … Read more

The Baltic states want more NATO. They will not get all they seek

Baltic states want NATO to boost presence by up to 10 times June summit set to offer pre-positioned equipment and rapid reinforcements in case of invasion Baltics say that option may stumble on infrastructure problems NATO, facing many calls for resources, will set plans for more air, sea defenses later TAPA MILITARY BASE, Estonia, June … Read more

Russia tells Ukraine to lay down arms in Sievierodonetsk battle

Sievierodonetsk city focus of fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds trapped in Sievierodonetsk’s Azot chemical plant NATO defense ministers due to discuss Ukraine military aid KYIV, June 15 (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in embattled Sievierodonetsk to lay down their arms by early Wednesday as it fights to maintain … Read more