Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

KYIV, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of reviving Josef Stalin’s “genocidal” tactics as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians during the winter of 1932-1933. ‘Holodomor’ Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to repel invading Russian forces and deal with widespread breakdowns caused by airstrikes which Kyiv … Read more

Exclusive: Poland asks for Germany’s support in sanctioning Russian pipeline Druzhba

Exclusive: Poland asks for Germany’s support in sanctioning Russian pipeline Druzhba

WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Poland is seeking Germany’s backing to impose EU sanctions on the Polish-German section of the Druzhba pipeline so Warsaw can drop a deal to buy Russian oil l ‘next year without paying penalties, two sources familiar with the talks said. The sources also said the couple were close to reaching … Read more

Germany in talks with allies over Polish pressure for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

Germany in talks with allies over Polish pressure for Patriot deployment to Ukraine

NATO declares its decision on the deployment of Patriot in a specific country Poland has asked for German launchers to be sent to western Ukraine BERLIN/WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Germany said on Friday it was discussing with allies Poland’s request to send German Patriot air defense units to Ukraine, after the NATO chief suggested … Read more

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin tells mothers of soldiers killed in Ukraine: ‘We share your pain’

Putin meets soldiers’ mothers, some of whom are bereaved Putin: “Me personally, and all management, share your pain” Russia did not fully enumerate its battlefield losses Some mothers say the Kremlin is ignoring more critical parent groups LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin met more than a dozen mothers of Russian soldiers fighting … Read more

Arms industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

Arms industry booms as Eastern Europe arms Ukraine

E.Europe arms companies increase production for Ukraine Hope to find new markets as defense spending increases Can produce and maintain Soviet-era and NATO-standard weapons Poland, Czechs among top providers of military aid to Kyiv The industry’s history spans from the 1800s to the Cold War PRAGUE/WARSAW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Eastern Europe’s arms industry is … Read more

Kremlin: Ukrainian leaders can ‘end the suffering’ by responding to Russian demands

Kremlin: Ukrainian leaders can ‘end the suffering’ by responding to Russian demands

This content was produced in Russia, where law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The Kremlin on Thursday denied that its attacks on Ukraine’s power grid were targeting civilians, but said Kyiv could “end the suffering” of its people by meeting Russia’s demands to resolve the conflict. Repeated … Read more

Exclusive: Russians and Ukrainians met in UAE to discuss prisoner swap, ammonia, sources say

Exclusive: Russians and Ukrainians met in UAE to discuss prisoner swap, ammonia, sources say

RIYADH, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Representatives of Russia and Ukraine met last week in the United Arab Emirates to discuss the possibility of a prisoner-of-war exchange that would be linked to a resumption of Russian exports of ammonia to Asia and Africa via a Ukrainian pipeline, three sources familiar with the meeting said. The sources … Read more

EU divided on level of Russian oil price cap, talks to resume on Thursday

EU divided on level of Russian oil price cap, talks to resume on Thursday

BRUSSELS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – European Union governments failed to reach an agreement on Wednesday on the price cap level for Russian oil transported by sea under the Group of Seven (G7) program and talks will resume on Thursday evening or Friday. , European diplomats said. Earlier on Thursday, representatives of the 27 EU governments … Read more

Welcoming Putin, Armenian leader complains about lack of help from Russian-led alliance

Welcoming Putin, Armenian leader complains about lack of help from Russian-led alliance

Armenia complains CSTO inaction hurt alliance’s image Putin: More work needed for Armenia-Azerbaijan peace deal Distracted by the war, Russia risks losing its influence in the region LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Armenia’s leader expressed frustration on Wednesday at the failure of a Russian-led security alliance to come to the aid of his country in … Read more

European Parliament declares Russia state sponsor of terrorism

European Parliament declares Russia state sponsor of terrorism

BRUSSELS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The European Parliament designated Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism on Wednesday, arguing that its military strikes against Ukrainian civilian targets such as energy infrastructure, hospitals, schools and shelters violated international law. . European lawmakers have voted in favor of a resolution calling Russia a state sponsor of terrorism. … Read more