Biden touts grain silos on Ukraine border to help exports; Kyiv wants ports open

Ukrainian flag is covered with grains in this picture illustration taken May 9, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 14 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that temporary silos would be built along the border with Ukraine in a bid to help export more … Read more

Street fighting, constant shellling as Russia pushes for control of Ukraine’s Donbas

Fierce street fighting for key eastern industrial city Ukraine troops outnumbered, will not surrender-Zelenskiy Eastern front under constant shelling Efforts to evacuate thousands KYIV, June 7 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops were engaged in fierce street fighting with Russian soldiers in the industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, while other towns were under constant shelling, as the Kremlin … Read more

Russia strikes Kyiv again after weeks, Putin warns West on missile supplies

One hospitalized in Kyiv, no immediate reports of death Putin warns US against supplying Ukraine longer-range missiles Zelenskiy travels close to front-line near Sievierodonetsk Ukrainian troops control half of Sievierodonetsk-Gaidai KYIV, June 6 (Reuters) – Russia struck Kyiv with missiles for the first time in more than a month, while President Vladimir Putin warned he … Read more

Explosions rock Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, battle rages on in east

Explosions rock Kyiv; one wounded Kyiv, Moscow both claim gains around Sievierodonetsk Governor says Ukrainian troops control half of city Macron says it’s important not to humiliate Russia KYIV, June 5 (Reuters) – Kyiv was rocked by several explosions early on Sunday, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital said, a day after officials said its … Read more

Unlikely monkeypox outbreak will lead to pandemic, WHO says

LONDON, May 30 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside Africa will lead to a pandemic, an official said on Monday, adding it remains unclear if infected people who are not displaying symptoms can transmit the disease. More than 300 suspected and confirmed cases of monkeypox – a usually … Read more

WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases cross 100 in Europe

A section of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, that had been infected with monkeypox virus, is seen at 50X magnification on day four of rash development in 1968. CDC/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Rare outbreak of viral disease outside Africa Cases … Read more

Fears for Mariupol defenders after surrender to Russia

Service members of Ukrainian forces who have surrendered after weeks holed up at Azovstal steel works are seen inside a bus, which arrived under escort of the pro-Russian military at a detention facility in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in the settlement of Olenivka in the Donetsk Region, Ukraine May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register … Read more

Ukrainian defenders emerge from Mariupol ruins to uncertain fate as siege ends

Ukrainian soldiers, many wounded, bussed to Russian-held towns ‘Defenders of Mariupol are heroes of our time’- Ukraine military Finland, Sweden set to file NATO applications Macron pledges more arms to Kyiv MARIUPOL, Ukraine, May 17 (Reuters) – More than 250 Ukrainian fighters surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol after weeks of … Read more

U.N. Security Council, including Russia, expresses concern about Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS, May 6 (Reuters) – The UN Security Council, including Russia, on Friday expressed “deep concern regarding the maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine” and backed efforts by the UN chief to find a peaceful solution in the body’s first statement since Moscow’s invasion. Security Council statements are agreed by consensus. The brief … Read more

Ukraine says Russia pounding Donbas, failing to take targets

Russia continues assault on eastern Ukraine Ukraine says Russians ‘not succeeding’ in taking targets Russia’s Lavrov: lifting sanctions is part of peace talks US Congress to pass Ukraine aid and weapons package soon KYIV, April 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces pounded Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region on Saturday but failed to capture three target areas, Ukraine’s … Read more