British defense ministry says Russia targeting civilians

British defense ministry says Russia targeting civilians

Ukraine seeks more weapons, harsher sanctions on Russia US, EU and Britain condemn railway station attack West imposes more trade restrictions on Russia LVIV, Ukraine, April 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s defense ministry said on Saturday that Russian forces were targeting civilians, a day after a missile attack on a train station crowded with women, children … Read more

Slovakia sends its air defense system to Ukraine

Slovakia sends its air defense system to Ukraine

Slovakia first to donate air defense system to Ukraine Ukraine has appealed to West to boost its defense capabilities Slovakia to replace donated S-300 system by Patriot from US PRAGUE, April 8 (Reuters) – Slovakia has donated its S-300 air defense system to Ukraine, Prime Minister Eduard Heger said on Friday, a day after the … Read more

Russia laments ‘tragedy’ of troop deaths as Ukraine braces for major offensive

Russia laments ‘tragedy’ of troop deaths as Ukraine braces for major offensive

Russia cites ‘significant losses’ on battlefield Zelenskiy pressures West to do more, calls for full energy ban Teams scour rubble of destroyed buildings in towns near Kyiv LVIV, Ukraine, April 8 (Reuters) – Russia gave the most sombre assessment so far of its invasion of Ukraine, describing the “tragedy” of mounting troop losses and the … Read more

Ukraine says four civilians killed at aid distribution point, east under heavy fire

Ukraine says four civilians killed at aid distribution point, east under heavy fire

Rescuers evacuate a person from a residential building damaged by a military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, is seen in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine in this handout picture released March 30, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/ Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

Amazon lines up satellite launches to take on Musk’s Starlink

Amazon lines up satellite launches to take on Musk’s Starlink

April 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has secured rocket launches with three companies, the company said on Monday, as it spends billions on putting together a satellite constellation to beam broadband internet that will rival Elon Musk-owned SpaceX’s Starlink. The e-commerce giant said its Project Kuiper has secured 83 launches over five years and … Read more

Russia drafts 134,500 conscripts but says they won’t go to Ukraine

Russia drafts 134,500 conscripts but says they won’t go to Ukraine

Russian service members march during a military parade on Victory Day, which marks the 76th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in Red Square in central Moscow, Russia May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) – President Vladimir … Read more

Britain’s GCHQ spy chief says Russian soldiers refused to carry out orders in Ukraine

Britain’s GCHQ spy chief says Russian soldiers refused to carry out orders in Ukraine

LONDON, March 30 (Reuters) – The head of Britain’s GCHQ spy service said on Wednesday that new intelligence showed some Russian soldiers in Ukraine had refused to carry out orders, sabotaged their own equipment and accidentally shot down one of their own aircraft. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine has killed thousands of people, displaced … Read more

Ukraine talks to resume; Kremlin calls Biden remarks “alarming”

Ukraine talks to resume;  Kremlin calls Biden remarks “alarming”

Talks arranged after call between Erdogan and Putin 160,000 people still trapped in Mariupol – mayor Russians turn effort towards separatist areas LVIV, Ukraine/ANKARA, March 28 (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russia were preparing on Monday for the first face-to-face peace talks in more than two weeks, with Kyiv insisting it would make no concessions on … Read more

Russia reframes war goals as Ukrainians advance near Kyiv

Russia reframes war goals as Ukrainians advance near Kyiv

Its troops stalled, Russia signals focus on Donbass Ukrainian forces make counter-offensive Officials estimate 300 dead in Mariupol theater bombing China’s Sinopec halts discussion on Russian investments BUCHA/LVIV, Ukraine, March 25 (Reuters) – Moscow signaled on Friday it was scaling back its ambitions in Ukraine to focus on territory claimed by Russian-backed separatists in the … Read more

Russia states more limited war goal to ‘liberate’ Donbass

Russia states more limited war goal to ‘liberate’ Donbass

Military official says focus is on breakaway eastern regions Russia says Ukraine’s combat potential ‘considerably reduced’ Russia says 1,351 soldiers dead, Ukraine says real number higher LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – In a scaled-back formulation of its war goals, Russia said on Friday that the first phase of its military operation was mostly complete and … Read more