Exclusive: US and Ukraine discuss threat of escalation as new weapons extend Kiev’s reach

Exclusive: US and Ukraine discuss threat of escalation as new weapons extend Kiev’s reach

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – As the United States and its allies provide Ukraine with increasingly sophisticated weapons, Washington has held talks with Kiev about the danger of escalation if it strikes deep into Russia, US and diplomatic officials tell Reuters. The behind-the-scenes discussions, which are highly sensitive and previously unreported, do not impose explicit … Read more

WHO condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine in rare vote, rejects Moscow counter-proposal

WHO condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine in rare vote, rejects Moscow counter-proposal

First resolution condemns Russian aggression Russia responds in diplomatic tit-for-tat China backs Moscow on both WHO votes WHO reports 235 healthcare attacks in Ukraine GENVE, May 26 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization meeting on Thursday passed a motion condemning the regional health emergency caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and rejecting a rival Moscow … Read more

India showcases ‘new reality’ with Davos street show

India showcases ‘new reality’ with Davos street show

DAVOS, Switzerland, May 25 (Reuters) – Bright colors and bold logos proudly mark India’s base this year on the high street in Davos, as the country trumpets its pro-business and foreign investment. In a pavilion on the Promenade Street of the Swiss Alpine resort under an “India @ Davos 2022” logo, the federal government served … Read more

Ukraine says Russia is pushing more than 40 cities in Donbas

Ukraine says Russia is pushing more than 40 cities in Donbas

Russian troops shell 40 towns in eastern Ukraine Mass Graves for Killed Civilians – Governor of Luhansk Kiev, May 26 (Reuters) – Russian forces shelled more than 40 towns in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, the Ukrainian army said, threatening to close the last main escape route to civilians trapped in the path of their invasion, … Read more

Ukraine ferocious idea of ​​concessions to end war, calls for Nazi reconciliation

Ukraine ferocious idea of ​​concessions to end war, calls for Nazi reconciliation

A dandelion is pictured next to ammunition casings collected at the Mlybor corn factory after it was repeatedly shelled during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Ukraine’s Chernihiv region, May 24, 2022. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 25 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday suggested that … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Russian hackers linked to new Brexit leak website, Google says

EXCLUSIVE Russian hackers linked to new Brexit leak website, Google says

WASHINGTON/LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – A new website that published leaked emails from several leading proponents of Britain’s exit from the European Union has been linked to Russian hackers, according to a Google cybersecurity official and its former head of British Foreign Intelligence. The website – titled “Very English Coop d’Etat” – says it has … Read more

Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, subject to conditions

Russia ready to set up corridor for ships leaving Ukraine with food, subject to conditions

Ukrainian corn is pictured in a silo in the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania, April 28, 2022. Inquam Photos/Daniel Stoenciu via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A solution to the food problem requires a broad approach – Moscow This includes lifting some sanctions from Russia – Moscow Moscow … Read more

Tedros re-elected as head of the World Health Organization

Tedros re-elected as head of the World Health Organization

GENEVA, May 24 (Reuters) – Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) have reelected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus by a large majority as director general for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said Tuesday. The secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh of Djibouti at a major annual meeting, was seen as … Read more

Ukraine collects Russian dead in refrigerated train for prisoner swap

Ukraine collects Russian dead in refrigerated train for prisoner swap

Bodies sometimes exchanged for prisoners Ukraine uses DNA and tattoos to identify corpses 12 bodies found in 3 days in one village MALA ROHAN, Ukraine, May 24 (Reuters) – Ukraine is collecting the bodies of dead Russian soldiers strewn among the rubble of formerly occupied cities and using everything from DNA to tattoos to verify … Read more

Russia wants to strangle two Ukrainian cities

Russia wants to strangle two Ukrainian cities

As the war enters its fourth month, Russia focuses on the east Russia tries to surround Ukrainian troops in sister cities EU’s von der Leyen says Moscow arms food KYIV/SLOVYANSK, Ukraine, May 25 (Reuters) – Russian forces tried to encircle Ukrainian forces in two eastern cities that lie on opposite sides of a river, as … Read more