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Kyiv strikes Russian-held area in southern Ukraine in rocket attack

Kyiv strikes Russian-held area in southern Ukraine in rocket attack

Ukrainian military says strike in Kherson region kills 52 Heavy shelling by both sides in Donbas Grain exports on agenda of talks due Wednesday in Istanbul KYIV, July 13 (Reuters) – Ukraine launched long-range rocket attacks on Russian forces in southern Ukraine and destroyed an ammunition store, its military said, as Russia continued to pound …

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China says it 'drove' away US destroyer that sailed near disputed islands

China says it ‘drove’ away US destroyer that sailed near disputed islands

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), forward-deployed to the US 7th Fleet area of ​​operations, conducts underway operations in the South China Sea, in this handout picture released on July 13, 2022. US Navy/ Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, July 13 (Reuters) – A US …

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Exclusive: US weighs resumption of offensive arms sales to Saudis, sources say

Exclusive: US weighs resumption of offensive arms sales to Saudis, sources say

WASHINGTON/RIYADH, July 11 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is discussing the possible lifting of its ban on US sales of offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia, but any final decision is expected to hinge on whether Riyadh makes progress toward ending the war in neighboring Yemen, according to four people familiar with the matter. Senior Saudi …

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Ukraine hit by widespread Russian shelling, apartment toll rises to 18

Ukraine hit by widespread Russian shelling, apartment toll rises to 18

At least 18 killed in residential block, more missing Ukraine expects intensification of hostilities Rescuers make voice contact with survivors under rubble Residents tell of miraculous escapes Ukraine says rocket strike is ‘terrorist attack’ CHASIV YAR, Ukraine/KYIV, July 11 (Reuters) – Russia opened fire with artillery, multiple rocket launchers and tanks around Ukraine’s second largest …

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Latest Russia news and the war in Ukraine

Latest Russia news and the war in Ukraine

Russians shell Kharkiv, residents told to stay indoors to avoid ‘extreme’ danger Russian troops are shelling the city of Kharkiv with multiple launch rocket systems, with local residents being urged not to go outdoors amid “extremely dangerous” conditions. Kharkiv Regional Military Administration’s Head Oleh Synyehubov issued a warning on Telegram in which he said “Russian …

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Europe on edge as Nord Stream Russian gas link enters planned shutdown

Europe on edge as Nord Stream Russian gas link enters planned shutdown

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nord Stream 1 maintenance to run from July 11-21 Fears outage could be extended Kremlin says shutdown is regular event Extended halt would hurt …

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Death and devastation as Russian rockets hit Ukraine apartment block

Death and devastation as Russian rockets hit Ukraine apartment block

Ukraine says Russian forces gather in east Blinken raises concern over China’s Russia alignment Canada returns Russian gas turbine despite Ukraine objections Zelenskiy fires several ambassadors, says new ones coming CHASIV YAR/KYIV, Ukraine, July 10 (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed and two dozen more are feared trapped after Russian Uragan rockets hit …

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Russia threatens broad Ukraine offensive as US presses China over war stance

Russia threatens broad Ukraine offensive as US presses China over war stance

US’s Blinken raises concern over China’s Moscow alignment Luhansk, Donetsk governors report fighting, strikes Kharkiv hit by missile, three wounded – governor Ukraine Foreign Minister echoes calls for Western arms KYIV, July 9 (Reuters) – Ukrainian defenders battled on Saturday to contain Russian forces along several fronts, officials said, as the United States urged China …

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