Turkey stops Russian ship, investigates Ukrainian claims -senior official

Turkey stops Russian ship, investigates Ukrainian claims -senior official

Russian-flagged cargo ship Zhibek Zholy is seen off the coast of the Black Sea port of Karasu, Turkey, July 3, 2022. REUTERS/Mehmet Emin Caliskan/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, July 4 (Reuters) – Turkey has halted a Russian-flagged cargo ship off the coast of the Black Sea and is … Read more

Lukashenko says Belarus intercepted missile strike attempts by Ukraine

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, May 23, 2022. Sputnik/Ramil Sitdikov/Kremlin via REUTERS EDITORIAL – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military … Read more

The Rise of the Arab-Israeli Axis Urges Iran to Double Down on Nuclear Talks

Chances of reviving nuclear deal with Iran seem slim Failed talks could lead to another regional war Tehran wants to keep the diplomatic ball rolling Israel and Gulf States Share Concerns Over Tehran’s Nuclear Work Differences remain about guarantees, sanctions DUBAI, July 1 (Reuters) – The specter of an emerging Arab-Israeli bloc that could tip … Read more

China does not provide material support to Russia’s war in Ukraine – US official

Flags of China and Russia are shown in this illustration photo, taken March 24, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – The United States has not seen China evading sanctions or supplying military equipment to Russia, a senior US official said Thursday, adding that enforcement … Read more

Ukrainian troops train in Britain to use advanced missile systems

Ukrainian military personnel fire a BM-21 Grad multiple missile launcher near the city of Lysychansk, Luhansk region, during the Russian attack on Ukraine on June 12, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Ukrainian troops have completed military training in Britain, including on … Read more

Biden administration backs possible sale of F-16s to Turkey

A US Air Force F-16 fighter participating in the US-led Saber Strike exercise flies over Estonia on June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Wednesday backed the possible sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, a day after … Read more

EXCLUSIVE EU approaches compromise to deadlock with Russia over Kaliningrad. to exorcise

Kaliningrad is dependent on rail and road through Lithuania Clinging to sanctioned cargo angers Moscow EU seeks compromise with Lithuania to resume normal trade VILNIUS/BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) – Trade via Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said, as European officials push … Read more

Warsaw greets planned US military base in Poland as clear signal to Russia

WARSAW, June 29 (Reuters) – Poland on Wednesday praised US President Joe Biden’s commitment to locate the 5th Army headquarters in Poland as the realization of a long-held dream that would send a clear signal of deterrence to Russia. Biden told a NATO summit in Madrid earlier on Wednesday that the United States will ramp … Read more

Sweden, Finland on track to join NATO as allies of Russia and China

Turkey wins security pledges from Finland, Sweden Russia named ‘main threat’ after Ukraine raid ‘You are not going to win,’ Spain’s Sanchez tells Putin in a speech NATO summit to agree more reinforcements for Baltic states NATO to pay more attention to Chinese military rise MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Sweden and Finland appeared on … Read more

US accuses five companies in China of supporting the Russian army

Smoke rises over the remains of a building destroyed by a military attack as the Russian attack on Ukraine continues, in Lysychansk, Luhansk region, Ukraine, June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Oleksandr Ratushniak/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – The administration of US President Joe Biden on Tuesday added … Read more