UN sounds alarm as shelling hits site of Europe’s largest nuclear plant in Ukraine

KYIV: Russia and Ukraine accused each other of new shelling near the zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Thursday ahead of a UNSC meeting to address concerns about the facility’s security. Both Moscow and Kyiv said there were five rocket strikes near a radioactive material storage area at the plant, Europe’s biggest nuclear facility which has … Read more

Ukraine Condemns Russian “Terror” After Damage To Nuclear Plant

Ukraine claims that Russian rockets have damaged part of a giant Russian-controlled nuclear power plant. Kyiv: President’s President Volomyr Zelensky on Saturday plant power Ukraine accused “Russia of using the Zaporizhzhia nuclear for terror” after the operator of the facility reported major damage at the site. Energoatom, operator of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in … Read more

‘Balancing act’: Erdogan to sound out Putin on Ukraine and Syria

ISTANBUL: Ending the war in Ukraine and starting a new one in Syria are expected to dominate talks on Friday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan will be riding high from the diplomatic success of helping orchestrate the resumption of Ukrainian grain shipments across the Black Sea when he … Read more

Russia declares Ukrainian military unit a terrorist group

MOSCOW: The Russian Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Ukraine’s Azov Regiment a terrorist organization banned in Russia, a designation that may expose Ukrainian prisoners of war held by Moscow to terrorism charges. Azov, which played a key part in the defense of the southeastern city of Mariupol, has been repeatedly portrayed by Russian Ukrainian officials … Read more

Ukraine says over 40 settlements retaken in key Kherson region

Kherson region during Ukraine-Russia conflict (Reuters) KYIV: Ukrainian forces have recaptured more than 40 settlements in the key southern region of Khersonat Kyiv looks to drive back Russian troops in a counter-offensive, the local governor said Monday. Moscow became almost all the territory of the economically and strategically important region bordering the annexed Crimea peninsula … Read more

Ukraine says scores of Russians killed in Kherson fighting

ODESA: The Ukrainian military said on Saturday it had killed scores of Russian soldiers and destroyed two ammunition dumps in fighting in the Kherson region, the focus of Kyiv‘s counter-offensive in the south and a key link in Moscow’s supply lines. Rail traffic to Kherson over the Dnipro River had been cut, the military’s southern … Read more

Destroyed 50 Russian Ammunition Depots Using HIMARS: Ukraine

Russia says it has destroyed several of the HIMARS systems though Ukraine has denied this. Kyiv: Ukraine said on Monday its forces had used US-supplied HIMARS rocket systems to destroy 50 Russian ammunition depots since receiving the weapons last month. In comments on national television, Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov underlined the growing impact that the … Read more

Russia Says Strike On Odessa Port Hit Ukrainian Military Targets

“A Ukrainian army repair and upgrade plant has also been put out of order,” the ministry said. Moscow: Russia on Sunday said its missiles had destroyed a Ukrainian warship and weapons from the United States after a strike on Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa, crucial for grain exports. The strike Saturday came a day … Read more

Russia hits Ukraine’s Black Sea port despite grain deal

KYIV: Russian missiles hit Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odesa just hours after Moscow and Kyiv signed deals to allow grain exports to resume from there. Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry denounced Saturday’s airstrikes as “spit in the face” of Turkey and the United Nations, which brokered the agreements. Two Russian Kalibr cruise missiles hit the port’s … Read more

Russia, Ukraine trade missile strikes on war’s 150th day

KYIV: Russia’s military fired a barrage of missiles Saturday at an airfield in central Ukraine, killing at least three people, while Ukrainian forces launched rocket strikes on rivers in a Russian-occupied crossing southern region. The attacks on key infrastructure on the 150th day of Russia’s war in Ukraine marked new attempts by the warring parties … Read more