South Korea cancels jets as Chinese and Russian warplanes enter air defense zone

South Korea cancels jets as Chinese and Russian warplanes enter air defense zone

SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – South Korea’s military said two Chinese and six Russian fighter jets entered the air defense zone on Wednesday, neutralizing the fighter jets. Two Chinese H-6 bombers repeatedly entered and exited the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) off South Korea’s southern and northeastern coasts starting around 5:50 a.m. (2050 GMT … Read more

The EU failed to agree on a price ceiling for Russian oil, diplomats say

The EU failed to agree on a price ceiling for Russian oil, diplomats say

BRUSSELS, Nov 28 (Reuters) – European Union governments failed to agree on a price cap for Russian offshore oil on Monday, as Poland insisted the cap must be set lower than proposed by the G7 to reduce Moscow’s ability to finance its invasion. Ukraine, diplomats said. “There is no agreement. The legal texts have now … Read more

Exclusive: The US and Russia used their military hotline once during the war in Ukraine

Exclusive: The US and Russia used their military hotline once during the war in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A line of communication established between the armies of the United States and Russia at the start of Moscow’s war against Ukraine has so far been used only once, a U.S. official told Reuters. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States launched the call through … Read more

Exclusive: US Weighs Sending 100-Mile Strike Weapon to Ukraine

Exclusive: US Weighs Sending 100-Mile Strike Weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is weighing a proposal from Boeing to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs mounted on widely available missiles, allowing Kiev to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet demand for more weapons. US and allied military stockpiles are dwindling, and Ukraine faces a … Read more

Ukraine’s nuclear chief says he sees signs Russia may abandon occupied plant

Ukraine’s nuclear chief says he sees signs Russia may abandon occupied plant

KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s state-run nuclear power firm said on Sunday there were signs Russian forces may be preparing to leave the sprawling Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, which they seized shortly after their invasion in March. Such a move would be a big change on the battlefield in the partially … Read more

Snow-covered Kyiv struggles with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Snow-covered Kyiv struggles with power outages amid fears of new attacks

Ukraine races to repair infrastructure hit by Russia Winter with an approximately 20% energy capacity deficit Party chief says coming week could be ‘really tough’ KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Snow fell in Kiev and temperatures hovered around freezing on Sunday as millions of people in and around the Ukrainian capital faced power and central … Read more

Ukraine remembers the Stalinist-era famine as war rages in Russia

Ukraine remembers the Stalinist-era famine as war rages in Russia

KYIV, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Kremlin on Saturday of reviving the “genocidal” tactics of Joseph Stalin as Kyiv commemorated the Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians in the winter of 1932-33. The “Holodomor” commemoration day comes as Ukraine struggles to repel invading Russian forces and deal with widespread blackouts caused by … Read more

Latest news on Russia’s war in Ukraine: Ukraine records Soviet-era famine

Latest news on Russia’s war in Ukraine: Ukraine records Soviet-era famine

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine accused the Kremlin on Saturday of using the same “genocidal” tactics it used against it in the 1930s under Joseph Stalin, as Kyiv recalled a Soviet-era famine that killed millions in the winter of 1932 Ukrainians. -33. GRAIN SUMMIT * Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy held a summit in Kyiv to … Read more

Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei – Belta has died

Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei – Belta has died

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei has died at the age of 64, state news agency Belta reported on Saturday. “Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei died suddenly,” Belta announced. Makei has held his post since 2012. Earlier this week, he attended a conference of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) – a military … Read more

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin meets mothers of soldiers, some survivors Putin: “I personally and the entire leadership share your pain” Russia has not fully disclosed its losses on the battlefield Some mothers say the Kremlin is ignoring more critical groups of relatives LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin spoke on Friday to a handpicked group of … Read more