Russian forces begin assault on two cities in eastern Ukraine

Russian forces begin assault on two cities in eastern Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket attacks and shelling on other Ukrainian cities, including one near Ukraine’s largest nuclear power plant. Europe, Ukrainian military and local officials said. . Both cities, Bakhmut and Avdiivka, have been seen as … Read more

Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

Bus accident in Croatia leaves 12 Polish pilgrims dead and 32 injured

VARAZDIN, Croatia, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Twelve people were killed in Croatia on Saturday when a Polish bus full of religious pilgrims skidded off the road and crashed near Varazdin, authorities said. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident that occurred at 5:40 am (0340 GMT) on the highway between Varazdin in northwestern Croatia and … 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

In the ‘gray area’ outside Kherson, Ukrainian soldiers pay a terrible price

In the ‘gray area’ outside Kherson, Ukrainian soldiers pay a terrible price

Ukrainian soldiers led the NPR team into the woods in the “grey zone,” where they dug one of the defensive trenches used to stop the Russian advance. Brian Mann | NPR NEAR KHERSON, Ukraine — On a hot summer afternoon, NPR was interviewing soldiers near the front lines northeast of Kherson when something happened that … 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

Prominent Russian hypersonic missile scientist arrested for treason

Prominent Russian hypersonic missile scientist arrested for treason

Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, director of the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, is the third Russian scientist arrested this summer on suspicion of treason. The scientific director of the institute, Vasily Fomin, told the Russian news agency TASS that Shiplyuk was sent to the Lefortovo … 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

US automakers say 70% of EV models would not qualify for tax credit under Senate bill

US automakers say 70% of EV models would not qualify for tax credit under Senate bill

The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Most electric vehicle models would not be eligible for a $7,500 tax credit for American buyers under … Read more

Greek Intelligence Service Chief Resigns Amid Wiretapping Accusations

Greek Intelligence Service Chief Resigns Amid Wiretapping Accusations

ATHENS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The head of Greece’s intelligence service resigned on Friday amid heightened scrutiny of the agency’s surveillance practices, including an allegation by an opposition party leader that he was wiretapped in 2021. . Panagiotis Kontoleon, head of the EYP intelligence service, tendered his resignation “following erroneous actions found during legal wiretapping … 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