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

Breaking news from Russia’s war on Ukraine: Ukraine marks Soviet-era famine

Breaking news from Russia’s war on Ukraine: Ukraine marks Soviet-era famine

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of using the same “genocidal” tactics it used against it in the 1930s under Josef Stalin as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that left caused millions of Ukrainians to die during the winter of 1932-33. CEREAL SUMMIT * Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy held a summit … Read more

Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

Huge COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

November 26 (Reuters) – Rare protests erupted in China’s far western Xinjiang region, with crowds shouting at guards in hazmat suits after a deadly fire sparked anger over their prolonged lockdown of COVID-19 as nationwide infections set another record. Crowds chanted “End the lockdown!”, raising their fists in the air as they marched down a … Read more

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear citing national security risk

US bans sales of Huawei and ZTE gear citing national security risk

Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has banned the approval of new telecommunications equipment by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL) and ZTE (000063.SZ) because they pose “unacceptable risk” to national security the United States. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, which also prohibit the sale or … Read more

Breaking news from Russia’s war on Ukraine: Millions without heat or electricity

Breaking news from Russia’s war on Ukraine: Ukraine marks Soviet-era famine

November 25 (Reuters) – Millions of Ukrainians were still without heat or electricity on Friday after the most devastating Russian airstrikes on its energy network to date, with residents warned to prepare for further attacks and stock up water, food and warm clothes. CONFLICT * NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said there would be no … 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

Iranian fans savor victory but clash over protests

Iranian fans savor victory but clash over protests

AL RAYYAN, Qatar, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Iran’s national football team sang as they played their national anthem in their second World Cup match against Wales on Friday, after refraining from doing so in its opener earlier this week in apparent support for the protesters. back home. Loud boos were heard from Iranian fans as … 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