Ukraine accuses Russia of using a power plant as a nuclear shield

Ukraine says 13 dead in Russian missile attack Russia is accused of bombing near a nuclear plant Russia says it does not deliberately target civilians Kyiv was accused of bombing a power station from a bombed town Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of using its location at a nuclear power plant it … Read more

UN chief calls for international access to Ukrainian nuclear plant after new attack

Kyiv and Moscow blamed the trade for the Zaporizhzhya plant strikes Guterres: Any attack on a nuclear plant is a ‘suicide’ Two Ukrainian grain ships leave ports, 12 since last week (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for international inspectors to be allowed into the Zaporizhzhya nuclear plant after Ukraine and … Read more

The man who destroyed a vast forest wins the demise of the garden

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – In a move that shocked environmentalists, the government of Brazil’s third largest state has abandoned a legal battle over protecting a state park in one of the Amazon’s most biodiverse regions. The result of this decision is that the man responsible for deforestation of vast tracts of protected land eventually … Read more

China halts climate and military ties over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

Washington (AFP) – China announced Friday that it has halted all dialogue with the United States on major issues, from climate change to military ties, on a day when tensions escalated rapidly over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. The White House summoned China’s ambassador to protest what it called China’s “irresponsible” actions since … Read more

Britney Greiner: WNBA star sentenced to 9 years in Russia for drug smuggling

Judge Anna Sotnikova of the Khimki City Court issued the verdict and fined Grenier one million rubles, or about $16,400. She said the court took into account Grenier’s partial admission of guilt, remorse for the act, state of health, and charitable activities. Prosecutors had requested a 9.5-year prison sentence. “I never meant to hurt anyone, … Read more

Inspectors approve Ukraine’s first grain ship but no indication of more

Istanbul (AFP) – The first grain ship to leave Ukraine and cross the Black Sea under a wartime deal passed inspections Wednesday in Istanbul and headed for Lebanon. Ukraine said another 17 ships were “loaded and waiting for permission to leave”, but there was no word yet on when they would leave. A UN statement … Read more

Antitrust watchers go big on drama, light on plot

Penguin’s books are seen in a second-hand bookshop in central London on October 29, 2012. Britain’s Pearson has agreed to merge its Penguin book division with Bertelsmann’s Random House to create the world’s leading consumer publishing house, in apparent disdain for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. REUTERS / Stefan Wermot Register now to get free unlimited … Read more

The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port of Odessa

Ankara, Turkey (AFP) – The first ship carrying Ukrainian grain set off from the port of Odessa on Monday under a U.N.-Turkey agreement that is expected to release large stocks of Ukrainian crops to foreign markets and alleviate rising hunger. crisis. The Turkish Defense Ministry said that the Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship Razzoni had left … Read more

Russian strikes kill Ukrainian grain tycoon; Drone strikes a Russian naval base

A drone hit a Russian base on the Black Sea, and the governor blames Ukraine Russian lawmaker says a drone was launched from inside Sevastopol Russian missiles bombed Mykolaiv, killing a grain exporter and his wife Zelensky says the grain harvest may be halved because of the war The International Committee of the Red Cross … Read more

Drone explosion hits headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

Kyiv, Ukraine (AFP) – A small explosive device carried by a drone exploded Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Crimea, injuring six people and canceling a ceremony honoring the Russian Navy, authorities said. Meanwhile, one of Ukraine’s richest men, a grain merchant, was killed in what Ukrainian authorities described as a … Read more