Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know now

Firefighters work at a site of a thermal power plant damaged by a Russian missile strike amid the Russian attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv, Ukraine, September 11, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept. 12 (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops on … Read more

Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking electricity grid in revenge for offensive

Russian missile hits target force, water – Ukraine Ukrainian troops say they have reclaimed 3,000 square kilometers Last reactor shut down at Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, Sept. 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Russian military of attacking civilian infrastructure in response to a rapid weekend offensive by Ukrainian forces that forced Russia to … Read more

Ukrainian troops hoist flag over railway junction as advance threatens to turn into defeat

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Ukrainian breakthrough is fastest progress in months Thousands of Russian troops face possible encirclement KYIV/HRAKOVE, Ukraine, Sept. 10 (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials on Saturday shared photos showing troops raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that has provided Russian troops in northeastern Ukraine as … Read more

Ukrainian troops threaten Russian supply lines after breach

Zelenskiy says troops have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kiev with new American aid package KYIV, Sept. 9 (Reuters) – Rapidly advancing Ukrainian troops approached the main railway line supplying Russian troops in the east on Friday, after the collapse of part of Russia’s frontline caused the war’s most dramatic shift in momentum since … Read more

Putin calls for review of Ukraine grain deal, accuses West of cheating

Putin accuses Kiev and West of ignoring grain deal Says too much grain goes to the EU, not poor countries Says he wants to discuss the changing terms Plans to talk about it with the Turkish president soon KYIV, Sept. 7 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he wanted to talk about reopening … Read more

Kiev claims battlefield gains as Russian gas freeze hits European markets

Ukraine releases photo of flag over Kherson city European markets hit hard by Russian pipeline closure KYIV, Sept. 5 (Reuters) – Ukraine made its boldest claim yet of battlefield success in its week-old counter-offensive against Russian forces in the south, as European markets went into freefall on Monday after Russia ran out of its main … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy warns Europe to brace for winter energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Zelenskiy: Russia plans ‘decisive energy boost for all Europeans’ Russia delays pipeline reopening in blow for Europe IAEA says there is no queue at Zaporizhzhya factory, but backup is working US ambassador to Russia leaves post KYIV, Sept. 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has … Read more

UN inspectors arrive at Ukraine nuclear power plant after shelling delays

Team was delayed several hours due to shelling near factory Each side accuses the other of trying to sabotage the IAEA mission Shelling reported at Enerhodar factory site last night Ukraine claims success in counteroffensive ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Sept. 1 (Reuters) – A team of UN experts arrived at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant complex on … Read more

UN mission says Ukraine nuclear power plant inspection will take ‘several days’

IAEA team leaves Kiev for nuclear power plant Mission is expected to start with inspection on Thursday Unclear how long inspectors can stay Ukraine claims successes in military counter-offensive Russia stops gas flows through major pipeline ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, Aug. 31 (Reuters) – United Nations inspectors arrived in the southern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhya on Wednesday … Read more

IAEA mission goes to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant near the war front

UN watchdog visits reactor complex in Ukraine this week IAEA bureau chief Grossi leads mission Russian attacks kill eight civilians in Donetsk governor KYIV, Aug. 29 (Reuters) – A team from the UN nuclear watchdog went to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant on Monday, the agency’s chief said, as Russia and Ukraine exchanged allegations of … Read more