Kosovo detains Russian journalist at border

Kosovo detains Russian journalist at border

PRISTINA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Kosovo’s interior minister said on Saturday he had arrested a Russian journalist at the border on suspicion she might be a spy, and security authorities were looking for “her intentions”. The country’s interior minister, Xhelal Svecla, named the journalist as Daria Aslamova. “Many countries have proven that she was involved … Read more

Ukraine Amnesty Office Head Leaves After Group Accuses Kyiv

Ukraine Amnesty Office Head Leaves After Group Accuses Kyiv

A member of Ukraine’s National Guard jumps into a trench at a position near the front line, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy /File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Kyiv, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The head of Amnesty International’s Ukrainian … Read more

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear plant

Moscow and Kyiv exchange accusations after the bombing of a Ukrainian nuclear plant

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine accused each other on Friday of bombing the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe, and laying the groundwork for a potential disaster. The Russian Defense Ministry said it was only by luck that a radiation accident was averted after what it described … Read more

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russia bars Western investors from selling key banking and energy holdings

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the development of the country’s metallurgical sector, via video link, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on August 1, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Byrkin/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in … Read more

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

Technicians shut down reactor at Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia Fighting in the east centers on a fortified village Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Shelling hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by Russia on … Read more

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Ukraine wants maritime safe passage deal to extend beyond grain

Three grain ships leave the ports of Ukraine First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the beginning of the war Fighting in the east is ‘hell,’ says Zelenskiy NATO chief warns Putin must not be allowed to win ISTANBUL/KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three bulk carriers left Ukrainian ports on Friday under a safe passage … Read more

UK says Russia’s actions at Zaporizhzhia power plant likely undermine its security

Bombing Hits Power Lines At Ukraine Nuclear Plant, Both Sides Trade Blame

A view shows a damaged building at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant complex, amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Enerhodar, Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, in this handout image released on March 17, 2022. Service press release from the National Nuclear Power Generation Company Energoatom/Brochure via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden and Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive;  Sweden and Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive in the south Shock force aimed at president’s hometown, says Ukraine United States and Italy approve entry of Finland and Sweden to NATO Ukraine asks China to help end war, says SCMP KYIV/WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia had begun building a military strike force targeting President … Read more

Germany’s Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Germany’s Scholz says Russia has no reason to delay turbine return

Turbine caught up in energy standoff between the West and Russia Scholz visits the Siemens Energy factory where the turbines are stored It says that the turbine is ready to be shipped back to Russia. Kremlin: turbine documentation is still missing Kremlin: Nord Stream 2 could supply gas this year MUELHEIM AN DER RUHR, Germany, … Read more

Former German Chancellor Schroeder says Ukraine grain deal can pave way for ceasefire

Former German Chancellor Schroeder says Ukraine grain deal can pave way for ceasefire

Germany’s Schroeder says Moscow wants ‘negotiated solution’ Moscow-Kyiv grain deal may pave way for ceasefire, Schroeder Kremlin accuses the US of direct involvement in the war Ukraine’s first wartime grain ship reaches the Bosphorus Strait BERLIN/ISTANBUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – A deal between Moscow and Kyiv to unblock Ukraine’s grain exports could offer a path … Read more