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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...

Zelensky says Ukraine ‘preparing good news’ in fight against Russia
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Zelensky says Ukraine ‘preparing good news’ in fight against Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday said there would soon be “good news” for Ukraine as heavy fighting with Russia continues in the southern and eastern regions of the country. Zelensky said in an address that Ukrainian forces were holding the line and pushing back against Russian troops in key battles. “Generally, we are strengthening...

Ukraine Presses West for Billions in Economic, Military Aid After Russian Attacks on Infrastructure
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Ukraine Presses West for Billions in Economic, Military Aid After Russian Attacks on Infrastructure

Listen to article (2 minutes) BERLIN—Ukraine is stepping up its requests for economic and military support from the West following weeks of Russian missile-and-drone attacks on civilian infrastructure that have left the country struggling to produce enough electricity. President Volodymyr Zelensky pressed Western political and business leaders gathering in Berlin on Tuesday for more funding...

Seven civilians killed in battle for Ukraine’s stricken city of Bakhmut
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Seven civilians killed in battle for Ukraine’s stricken city of Bakhmut

Issued on: 25/10/2022 – 07:16 Seven civilians have been killed in fierce fighting for control of Ukraine’s Bakhmut, in Donetsk region, local officials said Tuesday, a day after Kyiv’s forces claimed to have recaptured some 90 towns and villages in the illegally annexed Kherson province. The fighting comes as Moscow plans to raise its unsubstantiated accusation that...

Russia Moves to Defend Kherson Against Ukraine’s Advance Before Winter
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Russia Moves to Defend Kherson Against Ukraine’s Advance Before Winter

KYIV, Ukraine—Russian-installed officials in Kherson said they were forming territorial defense units on Monday as Ukraine pushes to recapture the occupied regional capital before the onset of winter, and Russia accused Ukraine—without citing evidence—of preparing to use a so-called dirty bomb on the battlefield. The announcement of the units, which will help Russia defend the...

Western leaders reject Russia’s ‘dirty bomb’ claim, warn against escalation
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Western leaders reject Russia’s ‘dirty bomb’ claim, warn against escalation

Ukraine has slammed Russia’s unsubstantiated claims that Kyiv is planning to use a radioactive bomb in its own territory, calling the claims “dangerous” lies and prompting the US, France and Britain to jointly warn Moscow against using any pretext for escalating the conflict. On the ground, Russia fired missiles and drones into the Ukrainian-held southern town of...

Fierce fighting continues in Ukraine’s south, east
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Fierce fighting continues in Ukraine’s south, east

Issued on: 21/10/2022 – 09:47 Fierce fighting continued in southern and eastern Ukraine on Thursday as both sides looked to be preparing for a battle over the strategically crucial city of Kherson in the south, part of a region Russian President Vladimir Putin has ‘annexed’ and subjected to martial law. Follow FRANCE 24’s liveblog for...

Ukraine curbs power usage after Russia attacks energy plants
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Ukraine curbs power usage after Russia attacks energy plants

Issued on: 20/10/2022 – 07:48 Ukraine has urged residents to drastically restrict their electricity consumption starting Thursday to cope with the destruction of power stations by the Russian army as winter approaches. Meanwhile, Kyiv accused Moscow of orchestrating a “mass deportation” of civilians from the occupied region of Kherson after a recent evacuation order. Read...

IAEA chief hopes to return to Ukraine ‘soon’ to continue nuclear plant talks
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IAEA chief hopes to return to Ukraine ‘soon’ to continue nuclear plant talks

Issued on: 19/10/2022 – 07:50 International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi expects to return “soon” to Ukraine, he told reporters, amid negotiations to establish a security protection zone around the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, Sergei Surovikin, the new commander of Russian forces in Ukraine, said the situation for his forces in Ukraine is “tense”. Read...

Russia's Iranian Drones Pose Growing Threat to Ukraine
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Russia's Iranian Drones Pose Growing Threat to Ukraine

Tehran’s military backing highlights ties with Moscow and puts pressure on Iran’s Middle East rivals to share what they have learned to defend against drone attacks.#Russia039s #Iranian #Drones #Pose #Growing #Threat #Ukraine Source link