Zelensky says the first grain ship “nothing” and the economy is in a coma

Inspection of a ship carrying grain from Ukraine in Turkey The shipment is the first of its kind to leave Ukraine in wartime But the Ukrainian leader says more is needed Kyiv urgently needs to ship 10 million tons to cut the deficit Kyiv/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied the significance of his … Read more

Pelosi pledges solidarity with Taiwan as China conducts military exercises and breathes anger

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China has strongly condemned the high-profile US visit to Taiwan 25 years ago, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praising the autonomous island as “one of the freest societies in the world” and pledging American solidarity. . Beijing has shown its anger over Pelosi’s presence on an island it says is part of … Read more

Russia accuses the United States of a direct role in the Ukraine war, grain ships docked off the Turkish coast

Official says Ukraine is consulting with the US on the use of HIMARS bombers The suspension prompts the Kremlin to accuse the United States of direct involvement Ukraine’s first wartime grain export ship arrives in the Bosphorus strait US sanctions target ex-Olympic gymnast seen as close to Putin ISTANBUL/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia on Tuesday accused … Read more

Ukraine says dozens of Russians have been killed in southern fighting

Kyiv says more than 100 Russian soldiers were killed on Friday Ukraine says railways to Kherson via Dnipro have been cut British intelligence chief says Russia ‘losing momentum’ Russia publishes a list of dead and wounded Ukrainian prisoners of war Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Saturday it had killed dozens of Russian soldiers … Read more

Biden begins his fifth call with the Chinese president, as he looks to de-escalate tensions in Taiwan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping began their fifth call as leaders on Thursday, as concerns mounted over a possible visit to Taiwan demanded by China, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The White House said the call began at 8:33 a.m. (1233 GMT) and US officials said … Read more

Cutting off Russian gas from Europe hits economic hopes, and Ukraine reports attacks on coastal areas

Gazprom says that stopping the turbines will increase gas cuts for Germany The United Nations hopes to export grain within days The United States is exploring land routes after the Russian strike A fire broke out in an oil depot in the territory occupied by Russia Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia said it would cut gas … Read more