Erdoğan meets Zelenskyy in Ukraine amid tension over nuclear plant

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has met President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Lviv, as tensions simmered over control of a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Erdoğan, who has acted as an intermediary between Moscow and Kyiv, on Thursday made his first trip to Ukraine since Russia’s full-blown invasion on February 24. His trip coincided with … Read more

Latest news LIVE updates: Leaders of Ukraine, Turkey and UN to meet today

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday to review the deal allowing Ukrainian grain to be shipped to world markets to help alleviate the global grain crisis and discuss diplomatic ways to end the six-month-old war. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters Tuesday … Read more

Chicago grains ease as China, Ukraine and weather weigh

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Gus Trompiz and Naveen Thukral Publishing date: Aug 16, 2022  •  10 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content PARIS/SINGAPORE — Chicago corn, wheat and soybean futures lost more ground on Tuesday, dented by economic risks in China, rain relief forecast … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers accused of threatening nuclear plant

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Reuters Natalia Zinets and Andrea Shalal Publishing date: Aug 14, 2022  •  15 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content KYIV — Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has warned Russian soldiers who shoot at Europe’s largest nuclear power station or use it as … Read more

Ukraine targets Russian soldiers threatening Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Publishing date: Aug 13, 2022  •  50 minutes ago  •  4 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content KYIV — Ukraine is targeting Russian soldiers who shoot at Europe’s largest nuclear power station or use it as a base to shoot from, as G7 nations, fearing … Read more

Russia rebuffs calls to allow access to Ukraine nuclear plant

Russia has said it will not yet allow international inspectors to access Europe’s largest nuclear power plant despite fears over the state of the Ukrainian facility under Moscow’s occupation. Moscow and Kyiv have traded accusations of targeting the Zaporizhzhia plant in southern Ukraine, which has been under Russian control since March following Russia’s full-scale invasion … Read more

Nuclear Plant in Ukraine is Shelled; Rising Dangers Feared

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia and Ukraine traded accusations Monday that each side is shelling Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia claimed that Ukrainian shelling caused a power surge and fire and forced staff to lower output from two reactors, while Ukraine has blamed Russian troops for storing weapons there. Nuclear experts … Read more

Russia, Ukraine agree to protect Ukraine grain shipping channel

(Reuters) — Ships exporting Ukraine grain through the Black Sea will be protected by a 10 nautical mile buffer zone, according to long-awaited procedures agreed to by Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and the United Nations on Monday. The United Nations and Turkey brokered a deal last month after Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine halted grain exports, stoking a global food crisis … Read more

US pledges $1 bn worth rockets, other arms for Ukraine as war continues

The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion in rockets, ammunition and other material to Ukraine from Defense Department stockpiles. The new U.S. … Read more

US pledges further $1bn in military aid for Ukraine

The US will send $1bn in additional military aid to Ukraine, the largest single drawdown of equipment since the start of the war. The latest package will include additional ammunition for high mobility artillery rocket systems (Himars), tens of thousands of rounds of artillery and mortar ammunition, anti-armour systems and armoured medical treatment vehicles. Including … Read more