Ukraine says at least 11 people were killed in a Russian missile attack on a shopping mall

Ukrainian officials say a shopping center was hit by missiles President Zelensky condemns the attack Russia denies targeting civilians in Ukraine KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Two Russian missiles struck a crowded shopping center in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchug on Monday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 50, the region’s governor said. President … Read more

Russian forces set their sights on Lyschansk in the battle for eastern Ukraine

Ukraine needs a modern air defense system – Zelensky The United States announces a missile defense system for Ukraine – source Russian missiles hit Kyiv for the first time in weeks Biden condemns Kyiv attack, describing it as a “barbaric” act Kyiv/POKROVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Russian forces were battling on Monday for Lyschansk, the last … Read more

Russian missiles hit Ukraine, says Kyiv

Ukraine says Russia is carrying out large-scale bombing A chemical factory was bombed, where civilians were trapped Ukrainian forces withdraw from Severodonetsk Dozens of missiles hit Ukrainian military bases Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian missiles fell on Ukraine on Saturday, hitting military facilities in the west and north as well as a southern city in Europe’s … Read more

Pressure mounts on British Prime Minister Johnson after crushing electoral defeats

Party chief resigns after defeats, saying change is necessary Conservatives lose their seats in the south 2019 Johnson voters split as Labor returns to Wakefield The Prime Minister is mired in the scandal of the closure parties LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party lost two parliamentary seats on Friday, in a fatal blow to … Read more

Ukraine takes step towards EU accession as battle in east reaches ‘frightening climax’

Zelensky urges West to speed up delivery of heavy weapons EU leaders launch Ukraine’s membership process The Battle of the Twin Cities of Donbass reaches a critical stage Kyiv (June 23) (Reuters) – Ukraine will become an official candidate to join the European Union on Thursday, bolstering the stricken country’s morale as Russian attacks wear … Read more

Moscow threatens Lithuania with “consequences” for a railway trapped in a pocket

The Ambassador of the European Union appears at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow Almost a million Russians live in the Baltic Sea enclave In eastern Ukraine, Russian-backed separatists claim progress Kyiv calls the calm in the fighting a ‘calm before the storm’ Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia threatened on Tuesday to punish Lithuania with … Read more

Thousands walk out in Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years as Johnson vows to stay firm

More than 40,000 railway workers have left The government is under pressure due to the cost of living crisis Trade unions say strike could start ‘summer of discontent’ LONDON (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers walked out on the first day of Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years on Tuesday, as commuters faced … Read more

Japanese court rules ban on same-sex marriage is not unconstitutional

Prosecutors hold each other’s hands after a district court ruled the legality of same-sex marriage outside the Sapporo District Court in Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan on March 17, 2021, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese court ruled on Monday that … Read more

EU expected to support Ukraine’s membership application as war brings major transformation

Ukraine’s candidacy for the EU signals a major shift in European geopolitics “Europe can create a new history of freedom,” says Zelensky. The battle continues for Sievierodonetsk Ukraine claims attack on a Russian tugboat BRUSSELS/Kyiv (Ukraine) (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive commission was expected on Friday to bless the status of a membership candidate … Read more

European leaders visit Ukraine, pin their hopes on EU membership

Zelensky thanks EU leaders for solidarity visit Commanders roam the devastated city of Irbin Fighting rages in Severodonetsk and southern Ukraine Kyiv/IRBIN, Ukraine (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France and Italy, all of whom Kyiv has criticized in the past for their support they view as too cautious, visited Ukraine on Thursday and hoped … Read more