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Russia's Medvedev says any NATO encroachment on Crimea could lead to World War Three

Russia’s Medvedev says any NATO encroachment on Crimea could lead to World War Three

Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev attends a Victory Day military parade, marking the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, on Red Square in central Moscow , Russia, on May 9, 2022. Sputnik/Ekaterina Shtukina/ Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record June …

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At least two killed in Russian missile strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says

At least two killed in Russian missile strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine, June 27 (Reuters) – A Russian missile attack hit a busy shopping mall in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding 20, senior Ukrainian officials said. The attack sparked a huge fire and sent dark smoke into the sky, footage released by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy …

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NATO to massively increase high-readiness forces to 300,000 - Stoltenberg

NATO to massively increase high-readiness forces to 300,000 – Stoltenberg

MADRID, June 27 (Reuters) – NATO will massively increase the number of its forces in high readiness to more than 300,000, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday. “We will transform the NATO response force and increase the number of our high readiness forces to more than 300,000,” he told reporters ahead of a NATO summit …

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G7 to hike sanctions on Russia, nears oil price cap deal, U.S. official says

G7 to hike sanctions on Russia, nears oil price cap deal, U.S. official says

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 27 (Reuters) – The Group of Seven wealthy democracies will commit on Tuesday to a new package of coordinated actions aimed at increasing pressure on Russia over its war in Ukraine, and will finalize plans for a price cap. in Russian oil. a senior US official said on Monday. The announcement …

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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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Leaders at G7 mock bare-chested horseback rider Putin

Leaders at G7 mock bare-chested horseback rider Putin

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany, June 26 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy countries mocked the sexist image of their absent adversary Vladimir Putin on Sunday, at a meeting in Germany dominated by President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Russian. As the suit-clad leaders sat down for their first three-day G7 summit meeting in the …

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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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