FT says Western governments are alarmed over Turkey’s deepening ties with Russia

FT says Western governments are alarmed over Turkey’s deepening ties with Russia

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia August 5, 2022. Turkish Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – Western governments are increasingly alarmed about deepening economic ties between Turkey and Russia, warning of the mounting risk that … Read more

Three grain ships set to leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships set to leave Ukraine;  NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships due to leave Ukraine ports Friday First ship due to arrive in Ukraine since start of war Eastern fighting “hell”, says Zelenskiy Amnesty says Ukraine troops endangering civilians NATO chief warns Putin not to go further ISTANBUL/KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three ships carrying a total of 58,041 tons of corn have … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden, Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive;  Sweden, Finland move closer to joining NATO

Ukraine warns of new Russian southern offensive Strike force aimed at president’s hometown, says Ukraine US, Italy approve Finland, Sweden accession to NATO Ukraine calls on China to help end war, says SCMP KYIV/WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia had started creating a military strike force aimed at President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s hometown of … Read more

Russia taking hundreds of casualties daily in Ukraine war – US official

Russia taking hundreds of casualties daily in Ukraine war – US official

Ukrainian service members prepare to shoot from a M777 Howitzer at a front line, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv Region, Ukraine July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) – The United States believes that Russia’s military is taking hundreds of casualties … Read more

Putin: West cannot isolate Russia and send it back in time

Putin: West cannot isolate Russia and send it back in time

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, July 18 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that it was impossible to cut Russia off from the rest of the world, and that sanctions imposed by Western countries would not turn the clock … Read more

Russia preparing for next stage of offensive, Ukraine says

Russia preparing for next stage of offensive, Ukraine says

Russia shelling ‘along the entire front line’ – Ukraine military Russia regrouping for offensive toward Sloviansk, Kyiv says Moscow orders steps to prevent Ukrainian strikes in east KYIV, July 17 (Reuters) – Russia is preparing for the next stage of its offensive in Ukraine, a Ukrainian military official said, after Moscow said its forces would … Read more

Zelenskiy adviser concedes last eastern Ukraine stronghold could fall

Zelenskiy adviser concedes last eastern Ukraine stronghold could fall

Separatists say Lysychansk ‘under control’ but not liberated Ukrainians say big battles, but Lysychansk not surrounded Blasts hit Russia’s Belgorod, three injured – governor KYIV/KONSTYANTYNIVKA, Ukraine, July 3 (Reuters) – Fighting intensified for Lysychansk, Ukraine’s last big bastion in the strategic eastern province of Luhansk, as an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy conceded the city … Read more

US sending Ukraine two surface-to-air missile systems -Pentagon

US sending Ukraine two surface-to-air missile systems -Pentagon

The Pentagon is seen from the air in Washington, US, March 3, 2022, more than a week after Russia invaded Ukraine. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) – The United States is sending Ukraine two NASAMS surface-to-air missile systems, four additional counter-artillery radars and up … Read more

NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

NATO chief says Sweden has taken “important steps” to meet Turkey’s demands

STOCKHOLM, June 13 (Reuters) – Sweden has taken important steps to meet Turkey’s demands for approving Stockholm’s NATO membership application, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday during a visit to Sweden. Sweden and Finland applied to join the alliance last month, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Their applications have faced unexpected … Read more

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – World stocks fell towards fresh 2022 lows and the Japanese yen slid to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as red-hot US inflation fueled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening in a big week for central banks. The substantially higher-than-expected US CPI print … Read more