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Russia's Putin to make first foreign trips since launching Ukraine war

Russia’s Putin to make first foreign trips since launching Ukraine war

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a BRICS+ meeting during the BRICS summit via video link in Moscow region, Russia, on June 24, 2022. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Kremlin via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin will visit two small ex-Soviet states in Central Asia this week, …

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Russian missiles hit Kyiv wounding five people, Ukraine says

Russian missiles hit Kyiv wounding five people, Ukraine says

Kyiv, June 26 (Reuters) – Russian missiles hit a residential building and a kindergarten in central Kyiv on Sunday morning, wounding five people, authorities said, in the first such attack in the Ukrainian capital. in weeks. Up to four explosions occurred in the center of Kyiv. A fire broke out in a nine-storey residential building …

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G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

G7 summit kicks off under shadow of Ukraine war, stagflation risk

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz welcomes leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies to a three-day summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday overshadowed by the war in Ukraine and its aftermath. far-reaching, from energy shortages to a food crisis. The summit comes against a darker backdrop than …

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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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Russian missiles strike across Ukraine, says Kyiv

Russian missiles strike across Ukraine, says Kyiv

Ukraine says Russia launches widespread bombing Bombings hit a chemical plant where civilians were trapped Ukrainian forces withdraw from Sievierodonetsk Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian military bases Kyiv, June 25 (Reuters) – Russian missiles rained down on Ukraine on Saturday, hitting military installations in the west and north, as well as a southern city, in …

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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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Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK's willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK’s willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was ready to help with demining operations off Ukraine’s southern coast and was considering offering insurance to ships carrying millions of tonnes of grains trapped in the country. The Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24 and the blockade of its Black …

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'This is a victory': smiling Zelenskiy promises EU membership, Russia defeat

‘This is a victory’: smiling Zelenskiy promises EU membership, Russia defeat

June 23 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy declared on Thursday that the EU’s decision to accept Ukraine as a candidate for membership is a victory and vowed not to rest until Russia’s defeat and full accession had been secured. European Union leaders formally accepted Ukraine as a candidate to join the 27-nation bloc, a bold …

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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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