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U.S. likely to announce this week purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine -source

U.S. likely to announce this week purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine -source

The US and Ukrainian flags are displayed before the start of the Ukraine Defense Consultative Group meeting hosted by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, at the base U.S. aerial view in Ramstein, Germany, on April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com …

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NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

NATO to pledge aid to Baltics and Ukraine, urge Turkey to let in Nordics

three-day NATO summit in Madrid; Biden will attend Turkey’s veto on Sweden and Finland’s request is a big deal NATO to agree on new defenses for the Baltic region Ukraine aid package aims for longer-term support MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO leaders will urge Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to lift his veto on Finland …

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Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian forces turn sights on Lysychansk in battle for eastern Ukraine

Russian missiles attack Kyiv for the first time in weeks Biden condemns attack as an act of “barbarism” G7 countries meet in Germany KYIV/POKROVSK, Ukraine, June 27 (Reuters) – Russian forces were fighting on Monday to achieve one of their strategic objectives in Ukraine as Moscow-backed separatists said they were advancing on Lysychansk, the last …

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Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

Ukraine suffers major setback after fall of Sievierodonetsk

KYIV/POKROVSK, June 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s special forces remained in Sievierodonetsk directing artillery fire at Russian-backed troops, an aide to Ukraine’s president said, after the city suffered a major setback for Kyiv in its fight to maintain control of the city. east of the country. Ukrainian shelling on Saturday forced Russian troops to suspend the …

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Russia is conducting covert mobilisation campaign, Ukraine spy chief says

Russia is conducting covert mobilisation campaign, Ukraine spy chief says

Major General Kyrylo Budanov, head of Ukraine’s Military Intelligence, speaks during an interview with Reuters, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record KYIV, June 25 (Reuters) – Russia is using its reserve forces in a covert mobilization to …

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Putin promises Belarus nuclear-capable missiles to counter 'aggressive' West

Putin promises Belarus nuclear-capable missiles to counter ‘aggressive’ West

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June 25, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record This content was produced in Russia, where coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine is restricted by law. MOSCOW, June …

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Battle for Donbas twin cities reaches 'fearsome climax', says Ukraine

Ukrainians set to quit embattled Sievierodonetsk as Russians inch forward

Ukraine’s EU candidacy will strengthen Europa-Zelenskiy Ukrainian forces take new positions in Sievierodonetsk Russia bombs targets in Donbas The war marks four months since the invasion Kyiv, June 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine signaled on Friday that its troops were withdrawing from the city of Sievierodonetsk, the scene of weeks of intense fighting, a move that …

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Drone attack may have caused Russia refinery fire near Ukraine -governor

Russian military cargo plane crashes, killing four – reports

June 24 (Reuters) – An Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo plane crashed and caught fire on Friday while landing near the western Russian city of Ryazan, killing four of the nine people on board, the RIA news agency reported. citing local authorities. Five people were hospitalized with injuries, RIA said. The Interfax news agency separately quoted …

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EU grants Ukraine candidate status in 'historic moment'

EU grants Ukraine candidate status in ‘historic moment’

EU leaders launch Ukraine’s accession process Zelenskiy urges the West to speed up deliveries of heavy weapons The battle for the twin cities of Donbas reaches a critical stage KYIV, June 23 (Reuters) – Ukraine became a candidate to join the European Union on Thursday, a bold geopolitical step triggered by Russia’s invasion that Kyiv …

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