Ukraine may have endured its worst week since the fall of Mariupol

Ukraine may have endured its worst week since the fall of Mariupol

Ukrainian troops move out of the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas on June 21, as Ukraine says Russian shelling has caused “catastrophic destruction” in the eastern industrial city of Lysychansk. (Anatolii Stepanov/AFP/Getty Images) Ukrainian officials have acknowledged the loss of several communities near the city of Lysychansk, the only conurbation in Luhansk region they still … Read more

Russian forces use kamikaze drones to attack towns in northeastern Ukraine

Russian forces use kamikaze drones to attack towns in northeastern Ukraine

Heavy fighting is taking place in southern Ukraine along the borders of Kherson and Mykolaiv regions, according to Ukrainian officials. Russians were shelling many districts of Mykolaiv, the government said Wednesday. For the second day in a row, the town of Bereznehuvate came under fire Tuesday, according to regional authorities. Shelling in adjacent rural areas … Read more

Europe Faces “Red Alert” For Gas Supply As Russia Reduces Flows

Europe Faces “Red Alert” For Gas Supply As Russia Reduces Flows

The risk of a difficult winter of gas rationing for industries and another surge in energy bills for consumers in Europe just became greater as Russia escalated the gas row with the EU by slashing supply to major customers. Tea significantly lower supply from Russia since last week and the upcoming annual maintenance at Nord … Read more

The EU Is Considering Capping Gas Prices

The EU Is Considering Capping Gas Prices

Italy’s idea that the EU imposes a cap on natural gas prices has emerged as the “only sustainable solution” to soaring energy prices, Italian Energy Transition Minister Roberto Cingolani said at an energy conference in Rome on Tuesday. Weeks ago, Italy proposed to the other EU member states that they place a cap on the … Read more

Biggest railway strike in 30 years strands commuters in UK | News

Biggest railway strike in 30 years strands commuters in UK |  News

More than 40,000 workers strike over cost-of-living crisis, forcing commuters to work from home or find other routes. Tens of thousands of the UK’s railway workers began the network’s biggest strike action in more than 30 years, leaving commuters facing chaos. About 40,000 cleaners, signallers, maintenance workers and station staff were holding a 24-hour strike … Read more

Russian official calls Lithuanian actions “hostile” and warns of consequences

Russian official calls Lithuanian actions “hostile” and warns of consequences

A farmer uses an agricultural machine in a wheat farm in Odesa, Ukraine, on June 17. (Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Ukrainian farmers have sown about 25% less land than was in cultivation in 2021, according to officials and independent estimates. According to Markiyan Dmytrasevych, deputy minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, a total … Read more

Russian journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize fetches record $103.5 mln at auction to aid Ukraine children

Russian journalist’s Nobel Peace Prize fetches record 3.5 mln at auction to aid Ukraine children

June 21 (Reuters) – Dmitry Muratov, the co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize and the editor of one of Russia’s last major independent newspapers, auctioned off his Nobel medal for a record $103.5 million to aid children displaced by the war in Ukraine . All proceeds from the auction, which coincided with the World … Read more

June 20, 2022 Russia-Ukraine news

June 20, 2022 Russia-Ukraine news

(Ukrainian Presidency/AFP) Addressing the African Union Commission via video link on Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Africa has been “taken hostage by those who started the war against our country.” Zelensky warned the global food crisis will continue “as long as this colonizing war goes on,” affecting the lives of as many as 400 … Read more

Russian blockade of Ukrainian grain is a “real war crime” says EU’s foreign policy chief

Russian blockade of Ukrainian grain is a “real war crime” says EU’s foreign policy chief

Captured US citizens Alexander John-Robert Drueke, 39, and Andy Tai Ngoc Huynh, 27, were interviewed by Russia’s RT channel at a detention center in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on Friday, June 17, according to a report published on RT. (Bunny Drueke/Joy Black) Two American volunteer fighters for Ukraine were taken into detention by … Read more

Shelling around Kharkiv increased overnight without incursions by Russian forces, Ukrainian officials say

Shelling around Kharkiv increased overnight without incursions by Russian forces, Ukrainian officials say

Captured US citizens Alexander John-Robert Drueke, 39, and Andy Tai Ngoc Huynh, 27, were interviewed by Russia’s RT channel at a detention center in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on Friday, June 17, according to a report published on RT. (Bunny Drueke/Joy Black) Two American volunteer fighters for Ukraine were taken into detention by … Read more