OPEC+ keeps steady policy amid weakening economy, Russian oil cap

No discussions about Russian price cap – delegates Oil prices have come under pressure from weak economy Next meetings to take place Feb. 1 and June 3-4 LONDON/DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) – OPEC+ agreed to stick to its oil output targets at a meeting on Sunday as the oil markets struggle to assess the impact … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Russian troops pull back near Kherson

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said Russia had pulled some troops from towns on the opposite bank of the Dnipro River from Kherson city, the first official Ukrainian report of a Russian withdrawal on what is now the main front line in the south. * Russia’s Defense Ministry and the head of Ukraine’s presidential … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Power, heat still in short supply

Nov 27 (Reuters) – Heavy snowfall was expected in Kyiv starting on Sunday, with temperatures dropping below freezing day and night, while millions of people who still live in and around the Ukrainian capital remain with little electricity and heat. CONFLICTS * The Dnipropetrovsk region was hit by five Russian attacks from multiple rocket launchers … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Ukraine gradually restores power

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities are gradually restoring power, aided by the reconnection of the country’s four nuclear plants, but millions of people are still without heat or electricity after the most devastating Russian air strikes of the war. CONFLICTS * Russia is likely removing nuclear warheads from aging nuclear cruise missiles and firing … Read more

Kremlin: Ukraine leadership can ‘end suffering’ by meeting Russian demands

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Thursday denied that its attacks on Ukraine’s electricity network were aimed at civilians, but said Kyiv could “end the suffering” of its population by meeting Russia’s demands to resolve the … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Shelters promised as bleak winter looms

Nov 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government promised to create shelters to provide heat and water and encouraged citizens to conserve energy as a harsh winter loomed amid relentless Russian strikes that have left its power structure in tatters. POWER SUPPLIES * The head of Ukraine’s national power grid operator said the damage dealt to power-generating … Read more

Ukraine nuclear plant shelled, U.N. warns: ‘You’re playing with fire!’

IAEA says Ukraine plant rocked by 12 blasts Plant is controlled by Russian forces Moscow and Kyiv accuse another of shelling ‘You’re playing with fire!’ -IAEA chief LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which is under Russian control, was rocked by shelling on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the UN nuclear watchdog … Read more

Nord Stream leaks confirmed as sabotage, Sweden says

Sweden says damage to Nord Stream pipes was “gross sabotage” Traces of explosives found at site during investigations Further probe will determine if any suspects can be identified STOCKHOLM, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Investigators have found traces of explosives at the site of the damaged Nord Stream gas pipelines, confirming sabotage had taken place, a … Read more

They call it ‘The Hole’: Ukrainians describe horrors of Kherson occupation

Residents describe detention, torture and death in Kherson Nine-month occupation ended on Friday as Russians retreated Among those detained were suspected resistance fighters Russia denies mistreating detainees UN officials say both sides have abused prisoners of war KHERSON, Ukraine, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Residents in Ukraine’s southern city of Kherson call the two-storey police station … Read more