Exclusive: The US and Russia have used their military hotline once so far during the war in Ukraine

Exclusive: The US and Russia have used their military hotline once so far during the war in Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A line of communication created between the armies of the United States and Russia at the start of Moscow’s war against Ukraine has been used only once so far, a US official told Reuters. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States had appealed via the … Read more

Exclusive: US plans to send 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

Exclusive: US plans to send 100-mile strike weapon to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with small, inexpensive precision bombs mounted on abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West is struggling to meet the demand for additional armaments. US and allied military stocks are dwindling and Ukraine faces … Read more

Ukraine’s nuclear boss says he sees signs Russia may leave occupied plant

Ukraine’s nuclear boss says he sees signs Russia may leave occupied plant

KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear energy company said on Sunday there were signs Russian forces may be preparing to leave the massive Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant they seized in March shortly after their invasion. Such a move would be a major change on the battlefield in the partially occupied … Read more

Kremlin defends Russian-led security alliance after criticism from Armenia

Kremlin defends Russian-led security alliance after criticism from Armenia

This content was produced in Russia where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday that attempts to break up a Russian-led security alliance had always existed and would continue to do so, but insisted on the fact that the alliance … Read more

Snow covers Kyiv from Sunday as electricity is still insufficient

Snow covers Kyiv from Sunday as electricity is still insufficient

KYIV, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Heavy snowfall was expected in Kyiv from Sunday, with temperatures dropping below zero day and night, while millions of people who still live in and around the Ukrainian capital have little electricity and heating. Grid operator Ukrenergo said on Saturday that power generators were only able to cover three-quarters of … Read more

Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

Ukraine remembers Stalin-era famine as war in Russia rages on

KYIV, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Ukraine on Saturday accused the Kremlin of reviving Josef Stalin’s “genocidal” tactics as Kyiv commemorated a Soviet-era famine that killed millions of Ukrainians during the winter of 1932-1933. ‘Holodomor’ Remembrance Day comes as Ukraine struggles to repel invading Russian forces and deal with widespread breakdowns caused by airstrikes which Kyiv … Read more