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

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

Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore power, water after Russian retreat

Key infrastructure in Kherson mined by Russians-governor Kherson’s humanitarian situation ‘very difficult’-official Authorities working to restore critical services Fighting rages on in eastern Donetsk, Luhansk regions KHERSON, Ukraine, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Utility companies in Kherson were working to restore critical infrastructure mined by fleeing Russian forces, with most homes in the southern Ukrainian city … Read more

Russia’s Putin will not attend G20 summit in Bali

JAKARTA, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend a gathering of leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) nations on the resort island of Bali next week, Indonesian and Russian officials said on Thursday. Putin will instead be represented by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the officials said. The Russian president … Read more

Russia abandons Ukrainian city of Kherson in major retreat

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday ordered his troops to withdraw from the occupied Ukrainian city of Kherson and take up defensive lines on the opposite bank of the River Dnipro. The announcement marked one of Russia’s most significant retreats and a potential turning point in the war, now … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Russians ‘prepare for street fighting’

Nov 8 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia of looting empty homes in the southern city of Kherson and occupying them with troops in civilian clothes to prepare for street fighting in what both sides predict will be one of the war’s most important battles. DIPLOMACY * White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan has been … Read more

Russia’s war on Ukraine latest news: Russia resumes participation in grain deal

Nov 3 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it would summarize its participation in a deal to free up vital grain exports from war-torn Ukraine after suspending it over the weekend in a move that had threatened to exacerbate hunger across the world. The Russian defense ministry said it had received written guarantees from Kyiv … Read more

Russia halts Ukraine Black Sea grain exports, citing attack on Crimea

Russia halts participation in UN grain deal Move comes after drone attacks on Crimea Russia says British personnel helped drone attack Ukraine says Russia invents attacks Oct 29 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday suspended participation in a UN-brokered Black Sea grain deal after what it said was a major Ukrainian drone attack on its fleet … Read more