Blackouts in parts of Ukraine after ‘massive’ Russian attacks

Hundreds of thousands of people in central and western Ukraine are without power after Russia carried out missile and drone attacks. Hundreds of thousands of people in central and western Ukraine are without power after Russia carried out massive drone and missile attacks, as intense fighting continues in the southeastern region of Luhansk, Donetsk and Kherson where Russia has been struggling to stop renewed Ukrainian … Continue reading Blackouts in parts of Ukraine after ‘massive’ Russian attacks

Ukraine says power facility near Kyiv damaged in Russian attack

Ukrainian official urges residents in Kyiv and three neighbouring regions to reduce energy consumption during peak evening hours. A missile attack seriously damaged a key energy facility near Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, the country’s grid operator has said, as the Russian military strove to cut power in far-flung populated areas while also defending against Ukrainian counterattacks in occupied regions. Kyiv’s regional governor Oleksiy Kuleba said on … Continue reading Ukraine says power facility near Kyiv damaged in Russian attack

Elon Musk U-turns, says will keep funding Starlink in Ukraine

Founder of SpaceX says although Starlink is losing money, he will ‘just keep funding Ukraine gov’t for free’, a day after suggesting he cannot. Elon Musk has announced his company will continue to pay for Starlink satellite internet services in war-torn Ukraine a day after suggesting he cannot keep funding the project. “The hell with it,” the world’s richest man wrote on Saturday on Twitter. “Even though … Continue reading Elon Musk U-turns, says will keep funding Starlink in Ukraine

“Nobody knows where tomorrow will fly to.” What caused concern at the Zaporizhzhia NPP in the IAEA – BBC News Ukraine

This week, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published a report on the results of its mission’s visit to the Zaporizhia NPP. And although the experts did not record any critical damage near the station that could lead to the release of radiation, they recommended that the shelling of the ZNPP be stopped immediately. The BBC says that the IAEA inspectors are most worried at … Continue reading “Nobody knows where tomorrow will fly to.” What caused concern at the Zaporizhzhia NPP in the IAEA – BBC News Ukraine

Putin warns of ‘serious response’ to Ukraine ‘terror acts’

After repeated military gains by Ukrainian forces, the Russian leader pledges to ‘end restraint’ and intensify ‘special military operation’. Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to stay the course in his campaign against Ukraine, warning if counterattacks continue a “more serious” military response will be unleashed. Putin remained steadfast despite strong evidence that his forces incurred heavy losses in the Ukraine counteroffensive this month. The Russian … Continue reading Putin warns of ‘serious response’ to Ukraine ‘terror acts’

IAEA Director General proposes to the UN Security Council to create a zone of nuclear safety and protection at ZNPP

The IAEA is ready to begin immediately consultations that will lead to the establishment of a nuclear safety and protection zone at nuclear power plants. Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi proposes to the United Nations Security Council to create a nuclear safety and protection zone at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, occupied by the Russian military. Grossi announced this … Continue reading IAEA Director General proposes to the UN Security Council to create a zone of nuclear safety and protection at ZNPP

IAEA calls for ‘security’ zone at Ukraine nuclear power plant

UN atomic watchdog calls for a security zone to be set up around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, occupied by Russia and the site of recent shelling. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for the establishment of a security zone around Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, occupied by Russia and the site of recent shelling. “The current situation is untenable,” the United Nations atomic … Continue reading IAEA calls for ‘security’ zone at Ukraine nuclear power plant

It became known, after obtaining the number of HIMARS, a powerful offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine can begin

The Russians know how to embellish their victories at the front. According to various sources of information provided by Russian propaganda, the occupying army destroyed 20, 40, 100 HIMARS. But is this really true information? Today, there are 20 installations in service with the Armed Forces. This is enough to deter the enemy. But to dislodge it from Ukrainian lands, at least 5 times more … Continue reading It became known, after obtaining the number of HIMARS, a powerful offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine can begin

At edge of Russian onslaught, city of Bakhmut clings to freedom

By Steve Hendrix and Serhii Korolchuk BAKHMUT, Ukraine — For the last few civilians hanging on in this front line city being pounded by advancing Russian artillery, a gaping new crater is both a mark of war and source of water. On Monday, within hours of the rocket strike that made the hole, residents were climbing down to fill bottles at the silty trickle from a shattered water … Continue reading At edge of Russian onslaught, city of Bakhmut clings to freedom

Is Ukraine’s counteroffensive progressing?

Ukraine’s troops say some southern areas have been retaken, but Russia has reportedly slowed their advance. By John Psaropoulos Ukraine’s armed forces claim to have launched a long-awaited ground operation to take back territories in the Kherson region in the 27th week of the war, striking in eight directions simultaneously.“We have launched offensive operations in many directions … we can confirm that we have broken through the first … Continue reading Is Ukraine’s counteroffensive progressing?