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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 […]

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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) – […]

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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 […]

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Explainer: Obstacles to overcome before Ukraine grain deal eases global food crisis

LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Two more grain-carrying ships left Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port on Tuesday as part of a deal brokered by the United Nations and Turkey to unblock the country’s ports. read more The agreement, which has created a protected corridor, was designed to alleviate global food shortages, with Ukraine’s customers including some of […]

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Russia, Ukraine agree to protect Ukraine grain shipping channel

LONDON/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Ships exporting Ukraine grain through the Black Sea will be protected by a 10 nautical mile buffer zone, according to long-awaited procedures agreed by Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations on Monday and seen by Reuters. The United Nations and Turkey brokered a deal last month after Russia’s […]

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First foreign-flagged ship arrives in Ukraine since February, awaits grain load

Aug 6 (Reuters) – A foreign-flagged ship arrived in Ukraine on Saturday for the first time since the war started in February, and will be loaded with grain, Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov said. Ukraine is starting to resume grain exports in an effort overseen by a Joint Coordination Centre in Istanbul where Russian, Ukrainian, […]

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Ukraine seeks to extend shipping safe passage deal beyond grain

Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey says world cannot end war by ignoring Russia Russia bans some overseas investors from selling shares in key energy projects and banks ISTANBUL/KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three grain ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday while the first inbound cargo vessel since Russia’s invasion was due […]

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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 U.S., 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 […]

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First Ukraine grain ship set to sail; grain tycoon killed in Russia strike

First Ukraine grain ship bound for Lebanon Turkey says more ships to follow Russian missiles pound port of Mykolaiv Ukraine grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in Mykolaiv Putin’s maritime ambitions include Black Sea, Arctic KYIV, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The first ship to set sail from Ukraine with grain exports since the beginning of the […]

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Russia hits southern Ukraine city, killing grain exporter, governor says

Ukraine strikes Russian Black sea base, governor says Russia strikes Mikolaiv, killing exporter and wife Zelenskiy says grain harvest may be halved by war Zelenskiy orders evacuation of Donetsk ICRC condemns Friday attack on Ukrainian POWs KYIV, July 31 (Reuters) – Heavy Russian strikes hit the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv overnight and early […]