Ukraine promises to provide shelter for its people with the onset of winter

“Invincible centers” to provide heating, water and the Internet Widespread power outages due to Russia targeting the electricity grid The Group of Seven will soon announce the ceiling for Russian oil prices – an American official Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine has promised shelters with heat and water and encouraged its people to conserve energy as … Read more

A bleak winter looms as Russian strikes cripple Ukraine’s energy capacity

Ukrainians with little or no warming up after the bombing Temperatures in several areas are already below freezing Kherson residents receive an offer to evacuate to safer areas Ukrainian security forces raid the famous Kyiv Monastery Kyiv (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded with Ukrainians to conserve energy amid relentless Russian strikes that have halved … Read more

Ukraine’s Kherson races to restore energy and water after Russia’s withdrawal

The humanitarian situation in Kherson is “extremely difficult” – official Authorities are working to restore vital services Joy mixes with concerns about water and energy for Kherson residents Residents recount the violations committed by the occupation forces Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Public utilities companies in Kherson are … Read more

Ukraine warns of more attacks on infrastructure, mayor urges Kyiv to prepare for the worst

Russia may be preparing for more attacks on energy sites – Zelensky 4.5 million Ukrainians without electricity as winter approaches Biden aide held talks with senior Russian officials Report: US urges Ukraine to open up to talks with Russia Kyiv/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned on Sunday of possible further Russian attacks on … Read more

We need to do more to protect children in armed conflict – Politico

Ara Darzi is a member of the British House of Lords, Chair of the Aurora Prize Selection Committee and Co-Director of the Institute for Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. We still mourn in silence as clips of parents grieving the loss of their children in armed conflict spread across our screens. There are … Read more

Russia halts grain exports from Ukraine from the Black Sea, citing the attack on Crimea

Russia halts participation in UN grain deal The move comes after drone attacks on Crimea Russia says British personnel assisted in drone attack Ukraine says Russia is inventing attacks Russia tells UN to suspend grain deal (Reuters) – Russia suspended participation in a United Nations-brokered Black Sea grain deal on Saturday after what it said … Read more

Russian strikes knocked out power in most of Ukraine, more Kherson fled

Kyiv (Reuters) – Kyiv said Russian missiles bombed Ukrainian energy and other facilities on Saturday, causing power outages in various areas, while Russian occupation authorities in the southern city of Kherson urged civilians to evacuate. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the Russian attacks hit on a “very large scale”. He pledged that his army would … Read more

US condemns ‘war crimes’ after Russian drone attack on Kyiv apartment

The center of Kyiv was hit by Russian drones, at least four dead Ukrainian cities hit again a week after missile strikes In Russia, a fighter plane crashed into an apartment building Kyiv/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will hold Russia accountable for “war crimes”, the White House said on Monday, hours after Russia attacked … Read more

France plays bad cop as transatlantic trade tensions escalate – Politico

Click play to listen to this article PARIS – US President Joe Biden should take notice. France is resuming its traditional role as Europe’s troublemaker on the transatlantic trade front. It looked as if the bad blood between Brussels and Washington was running low under Biden. Facing a common enemy in China, the European Union … Read more

The new European club meets without Russia

44 European meetings in Prague for a symbolic summit Energy and security are on everyone’s mind Truss’ participation offers hope for improved EU-UK relations Doubts about the feasibility of broad European coordination The 27 EU countries will follow their own summit, gas cap on the list PRAGUE (Reuters) – The European Union and its neighbors … Read more