Orban calls for new EU strategy on Ukraine, says sanctions have failed

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for the European Union leaders’ summit, as EU leaders try to agree on Russian oil sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, in Brussels , Belgium, May 30, 2022. REUTERS / Johanna Geron Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUDAPEST, July 23 (Reuters) – The … Read more

Russia and Ukraine sign an agreement on grain exports

CNN — Ukraine and Russia have reached a deal that would allow the resumption of vital grain exports from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports, a major diplomatic breakthrough aimed at easing a global food crisis triggered by the war. The ministers of the two countries signed an agreement brokered by the United Nations and Turkey in … Read more

US promises more military aid to Ukraine, peace seems far away

Grain export deal signed, broader truce seems distant Zelenskiy: No ceasefire without recovering conquered lands US announces $270 million in new support Lithuania lifts Kaliningrad rail ban – Russian RIA KYIV, July 23 (Reuters) – The United States has pledged increased military support to Ukraine, including drones, and plans to send fighter jets, as Russian … Read more

Gazprom says there is no additional obligation for Russia to get the Nord Stream 1 turbine

Gas pipeline model and Gazprom logo, July 18, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, July 22 (Reuters) – Russian energy giant Gazprom (GAZP.MM) said on Friday that the current contract with … Read more

Adjustment of EU sanctions to unblock Russian oil deals with third countries

The petrol pump model is seen in front of the EU and Russia flag colors in this illustration taken March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, July 22 (Reuters) – Russian state-owned companies Rosneft and Gazprom will be able to ship oil to third countries under an … Read more

Demonstration at the “Spring” of the Uffizi but painting not damaged

ROME (AP) — Italian environmental activists stuck their hands Friday to the glass protecting Sandro Botticelli’s “Spring” painting in the Uffizi Galleries in Florence, police said. The museum said that thanks to the glass, installed as a precaution several years ago, the masterpiece was unscathed. Together with the other masterpiece of the Florentine artist, “Birth … Read more

Bravery of Azovstal defenders remembered at funeral in Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — When he surrendered to Russian forces in May at the pulverized Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, the wounded Ukrainian soldier could not properly say goodbye to his slain friend, whose body had to be left with hundreds of other dead. The former prisoner of war, whose name is David, finally had his … Read more

Zelenskiy says there is no ceasefire without reclaiming lands lost to Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (not seen), as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 22 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said a ceasefire with Russia without … Read more

World Court Says It Has Jurisdiction, Myanmar Genocide Case Must Proceed

The Court decides that the case brought by The Gambia can continue Any full hearing could take years Myanmar denies genocide THE HAGUE, July 22 (Reuters) – The International Court of Justice on Friday dismissed Myanmar’s objections to a genocide case over its treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority, clearing the way for a full … Read more