Categories
World

People in Ukraine town dig up hastily buried bodies for proper funeral

RUBIZHNE, Ukraine, Aug 14 (Reuters) – People in the eastern Ukrainian town of Rubizhne have started exhuming bodies that were hastily buried in courtyards at the height of fighting, anxious to be able to lay them to rest with dignity. Rubizhne is part of the Luhansk region of Ukraine where Russian forces established full control […]

Categories
World

Ukraine says ‘fierce fighting’ at village Russia said it controlled

KYIV, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military command said on Saturday that “fierce fighting” continued in Pisky, an eastern village which Russia had earlier in the day said it had full control over. “The occupiers are trying to break through the defense of our troops in the directions of Oleksandropol, Krasnohorivka, Avdiivka, Maryinka, and Pisky,” […]

Categories
World

Russia claims full control of Pisky village in Ukraine’s Donetsk region – Ifax

MOSCOW, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Russian forces have taken full control of Pisky, a village on the outskirts in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, Interfax cited the Russian defence ministry as saying on Saturday. Reuters was not able to immediately verify the report. Russian and pro-Russian forces had reported that they had taken full control of Pisky […]

Categories
World

U.S. concerned at reports of “illegitimate authorities” charging foreigners in Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken listens as U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin speaks with reporters after returning from their trip to Kyiv and meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, near the Ukraine border, in Poland, April 25, 2022. Alex Brandon/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 12 […]

Categories
World

Ukraine says it can hit ‘almost all’ Russian supply lines in occupied south

KYIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said its artillery hit a Russian ammunition depot near a key bridge in the south on Friday and added it now had the ability to strike nearly all of Moscow’s supply lines in the occupied region. The military said the attack killed 11 Russian soldiers in the depot […]

Categories
World

Production costs soar at Rusal due to Russia-Ukraine conflict

Aluminium ingots are seen stored at the foundry shop of the Rusal Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter in Krasnoyarsk, Russia October 3, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 12 (Reuters) – […]

Categories
World

Ukraine seeks to evacuate eastern region of Donetsk before winter bites

Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk, in charge of negotiating prisoner swaps and humanitarian corridors with Russia, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kyiv, Ukraine April 11, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Ukraine aims to evacuate two thirds of residents from areas […]

Categories
World

Artists paint flowers over Ukraine war wreckage, unsettling some locals

KYIV, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Artists have painted brilliant sunflowers over heaps of burnt-out cars destroyed in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – upsetting some locals who wonder if it is too soon to beautify the wreckage of war. The group of painters from Ukraine and the United States say they plan to sell digital images […]

Categories
World

Latvia designates Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism” over Ukraine war

People stand outside of a residential building damaged by a Russian military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kharkiv, Ukraine August 11, 2022. REUTERS/Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VILNIUS, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Latvia’s parliament on Thursday designated Russia as a “state sponsor of terrorism” over the […]

Categories
World

Ukraine says its troops advance towards Izium as fighting rages in Donbas

Heavy Russian shelling reported along Donbas front Fresh Ukrainian attacks damage key bridge in Kherson Both sides blame the other for shelling nuclear plant KYIV, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Ukraine reported intense Russian shelling across the frontlines on Tuesday as both sides traded blame for the weekend strike on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex which triggered […]