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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Russia, NATO hold nuclear drills as more than 40 Ukraine villages pounded
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Russia, NATO hold nuclear drills as more than 40 Ukraine villages pounded

NATO and Russia’s military alike staged planned annual nuclear exercises Wednesday as the Russian president repeated the unfounded claim that Ukraine plans to set off a radioactive dirty bomb. On the battlefront, Russian forces pounded more than 40 Ukrainian villages over the past day. Russian President Vladimir Putin remotely monitored...

Russia notifies U.S. it will carry out expected nuclear drills
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Russia notifies U.S. it will carry out expected nuclear drills

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Russia has notified the United States about its plans to carry out annual exercises of its nuclear forces, the U.S. government said on Tuesday, a move that Washington said lowers the risk of miscalculation at a time of “reckless” Russian nuclear rhetoric. The United States has said it expects Russia...

NATO chief warns of “severe consequences” if Russia fires nuclear weapons
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NATO chief warns of “severe consequences” if Russia fires nuclear weapons

NATO’s secretary general said there will be “severe consequences” if Russia fires nuclear weapons, as President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly threatened. The warning comes as U.S. forces and NATO allies conduct routine military drills in international waters, and as NATO’s annual nuclear exercise is underway over northwestern Europe. “It would be absolutely wrong if I went...

NATO Allies Warn Russia Against Dirty Bomb Plot
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NATO Allies Warn Russia Against Dirty Bomb Plot

Western officials are trying to decipher Moscow’s motives after Russian alleged that Kyiv is preparing to deploy a ‘dirty bomb’ in Ukraine.#NATO #Allies #Warn #Russia #Dirty #Bomb #Plot Source link

We’ll fulfil deal with Turkey on NATO, says Sweden’s top diplomat
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We’ll fulfil deal with Turkey on NATO, says Sweden’s top diplomat

Sweden’s center-right government will fulfil all requirements under a deal with Turkey to join NATO and will concentrate external relations to its immediate neighbourhood while dropping the previous administration’s feminist foreign policy,” the country’s top diplomat said on Monday. Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrm said the new government shares Turkey’s concern about the...

Russia’s Shoigu warns of ‘uncontrolled escalation’ in Ukraine conflict
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Russia’s Shoigu warns of ‘uncontrolled escalation’ in Ukraine conflict

Oct 23 (Reuters) – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told his French counterpart in a telephone call on Sunday that the situation in Ukraine was rapidly deteriorating and trending towards “uncontrolled escalation”. In a phone call with French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu published by the Russian side, Shoigu said Moscow had concerns Ukraine could use...

Russian fighter jet crashes into Siberian home, two pilots killed
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Russian fighter jet crashes into Siberian home, two pilots killed

Oct 23 (Reuters) – A Russian military jet crashed into a residential building in the Siberian city of Irkutsk on Sunday and the two pilots were killed, officials said, the second such fatal incident in six days involving a Sukhoi fighter plane. In a post on Telegram, Irkutsk governor Igor Kobzev said the plane crashed...

Hungary to ratify NATO bids of Sweden, Finland by year end: Minister – POLITICO
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Hungary to ratify NATO bids of Sweden, Finland by year end: Minister – POLITICO

Hungary’s government supports the NATO membership of Sweden and Finland and has submitted the ratification documents to the National Assembly, Minister Gergely Gulyás told reporters at a briefing on Saturday. Gulyás, chief of staff to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, said the expansion of NATO to include the two Nordic countries would be ratified by mid-December...