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

Russian and Chinese jets deliver spiked broadcasts on final day of Biden Asia trip

Russian and Chinese jets deliver spiked broadcasts on final day of Biden Asia trip

TOKYO/SEOUL/WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) – Russian and Chinese bombers jointly patrolled the air defense zones of Japan and South Korea on Tuesday in a pointed farewell to US President Joe Biden as he concluded a trip to Asia that Beijing was alarmed. The patrols came hours after Biden angered China by saying he would be … Read more

Food crisis fuels fears of protectionism and widens shortages

Food crisis fuels fears of protectionism and widens shortages

DAVOS, Switzerland, May 24 (Reuters) – A growing world food crisis is accelerating protectionist moves by countries likely to compound the problem and lead to a wider trade war, business leaders and policymakers at the World Economic Forum said. In a sign of mounting pressure on food supplies and rising prices, a government source told … Read more

Japan tosses fighter jets behind Russian, Chinese fighter jets near airspace during Quad

Japan tosses fighter jets behind Russian, Chinese fighter jets near airspace during Quad

TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) – Japan scrambled fighter jets after Russian and Chinese warplanes approached skies on Tuesday when Tokyo hosted leaders of the Quad grouping of countries including the United States, Defense Secretary Nobuo Kishi said. Tokyo has conveyed “grave concerns” to both Russia and China through diplomatic channels, Kishi said at a news … Read more

Biden Says No Change In ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ As Taiwan Overshadows Quad Talks

Biden Says No Change In ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ As Taiwan Overshadows Quad Talks

TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Tuesday there was no change in a US policy of “strategic ambiguity” towards Taiwan, a day after angering China by saying he would be willing to use force. to defend the democratic island . The Taiwan issue loomed at a meeting in Tokyo of Quad … Read more

Ukrainian Zelenskiy says he would meet Putin to end war

Ukrainian Zelenskiy says he would meet Putin to end war

May 23 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Monday that President Vladimir Putin was the only Russian official he was willing to meet to discuss how to end the war. Zelenskiy, who addressed an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos via video link, also said arranging talks with Russia was becoming … Read more

US still ‘a long way’ from returning troops to Ukraine -general

US still ‘a long way’ from returning troops to Ukraine -general

Canada’s military aid is unloaded from a C17 Globemaster III aircraft at the international airport outside Lviv, in this photo released Feb. 20, 2022. Press Service of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) – The United States is … Read more

EU oil embargo ‘within days’ as Ukraine’s isolation drives Russia closer to China

EU oil embargo ‘within days’ as Ukraine’s isolation drives Russia closer to China

EU criticized for being too slow to respond to Russian energy Russia sees growing economic ties with China Eastern Donbas remains the focus of action on the battlefield LVIV, Ukraine/BERLIN, May 24 (Reuters) – The European Union is likely to agree an embargo on Russian oil imports “within days,” its largest member Germany said, as … Read more

Russian ruble jumps to 7-year high against euro

Russian ruble jumps to 7-year high against euro

A Russian ruble banknote is placed on euro banknotes in this image, taken March 1, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Russian ruble nears 7-year high against euro Currency backed by capital controls Hits 58.68 vs euro, gains over 4% vs dollar May 23 (Reuters) – The Russian … Read more