Strikes put Ukraine in darkness; missiles cross into Poland

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pounded Ukraine’s vitality services Tuesday with its largest barrage of missiles but, placing targets throughout the nation and inflicting widespread blackouts, and a U.S. official mentioned missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, the place two folks have been killed. A defiant Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy shook his fist and declared: … Read more

Russian-installed official in Kherson region dies in crash, honoured by Putin

Nov 9 (Reuters) – One of Russia’s most prominent officials in Ukraine was killed in a car crash on Wednesday, a further blow to Moscow in the southern Kherson region amid an impending withdrawal of Russian forces. The death of Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the Russian-installed local administration, was confirmed by his boss Vladimir … Read more

Russia abandons Ukrainian city of Kherson in major retreat

LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday ordered his troops to withdraw from the occupied Ukrainian city of Kherson and take up defensive lines on the opposite bank of the River Dnipro. The announcement marked one of Russia’s most significant retreats and a potential turning point in the war, now … Read more

Focus on New Delhi’s role as Jaishankar heads to Moscow

AMID THE Russia-Ukraine conflict, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is headed to Moscow on Monday for a bilateral visit. Most of his meetings are scheduled on Tuesday, including a bilateral meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and Industry, Denis Manturov. There is no word yet on … Read more

Russia warns British ambassador over ‘dangerous’ drone strike on Crimea

Nov 3 (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it had delivered a protest to the British ambassador after summoning her over its allegation that British specialists had been involved in a Ukrainian drone strike on Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Crimea. “The demarche stressed that such confrontational actions by the British threatened … Read more