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Ukraine marches farther into liberated lands, separatist calls for urgent referendum

Damaged cars are seen in the town of Kupiansk, recently liberated by the Ukrainian Armed Forces, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, in this handout picture released September 19, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine says its forces advance to eastern […]

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Ukraine allies see risk in Russia’s response to battlefield setbacks

Russia steps up strikes at Ukrainian civilian targets -Britain Ukraine says repels attacks in areas of its counter-offensives Ukraine says graves found near Izium, relatives search for dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear, chemical weapons IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The top U.S. general warned on Sunday it was unclear how […]

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UKRAINE-CRISIS (WRAPUP 6) is incorrect and has been withdrawn

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register IZIUM, Ukraine, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The article slugged UKRAINE-CRISIS (WRAPUP 6) is wrong and has been withdrawn, because Reuters reporters did not see the bodies with rope around their necks. A new WRAPUP 6 will be issued in due course. STORY_NUMBER: L1N30M2ZS Ukrainian servicemen guard […]

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Ukraine pushes counter-offensive, Biden sees long haul

Ukraine now on offensive in both south and east New U.S. military aid for Ukraine likely, White House says In call, Scholz urges Putin to find diplomatic solution soon BALAKLIIA, Ukraine, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Ukraine has set its sights on freeing all territory occupied by invading Russian forces after driving them back in a […]

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‘Substantial victory’ for Kyiv acknowledged on Russian TV after Ukrainian breakthrough

Zelenskiy says forces have recaptured towns and villages Blinken visits Kyiv with new U.S. aid package KYIV, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Russian state television broadcast an interview on Friday acknowledging that Kyiv had achieved a “substantial victory”, after Ukrainian forces burst through the frontline in a lightning advance. The Ukrainian breakthrough near Kharkiv was the […]

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Ukraine says it retakes eastern territory as Blinken visits with more aid

Zelenskiy speaks of good news in eastern Ukraine Says his forces have recaptured towns and villages Hundreds of square kilometres retaken – Western analysts Russian official partially disputes Kyiv’s account Blinken visits Kyiv with new aid package KYIV/RZESZOW, Poland Sept 8 (Reuters) – Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke of “good news” on the battlefields of […]

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Dollar eases, but remains near 2-decade highs

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The dollar eased against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, but remained near the 2-decade high hit on Monday, as traders braced for more interest rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The dollar index , which measures the greenback […]

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Questions, tensions swirl as U.N. mission heads to Ukraine nuclear plant

IAEA team sets off from Kyiv for nuclear plant Mission expected to start inspection on Thursday Unclear how long inspection can last Unclear too if mission can set up permanent presence KYIV, Aug 31 (Reuters) – U.N. nuclear inspectors set off for Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Wednesday after weeks of shelling nearby sparked […]

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Ukraine’s schools race to build bomb shelters before term starts

Only 41% of schools, nurseries and universities have shelters Some 2,300 education buildings damaged by war, 286 totally destroyed Hit to education from six month war worsens COVID-19 impact Learning disruptions are “tragedy for Ukraine” – university president KYIV, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Svitlana tears up thinking of the bombing that leveled her son Illia’s […]

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Defiant Ukraine marks Independence Day six months after invasion

Zelenskiy defiant, warns of ‘brutal strikes’ by Russia Aug. 24 holiday marks six months since invasion U.N. nuclear agency could visit Ukraine plant in days KYIV, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine was “reborn” when Russia invaded six months ago, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday, marking 31 years of his country’s independence from the Moscow-controlled […]