Russia Threatens Widespread Ukraine Offensive as US Presses China for War Posture

US Blinken expresses concern over China’s alignment with Moscow Governors of Lugansk and Donetsk report clashes and strikes Kharkiv hit by a missile, three injured – governor Ukraine’s foreign minister echoes Western arms orders Kyiv, July 9 (Reuters) – Ukrainian defenders struggled to contain Russian forces on several fronts on Saturday, officials said, as the … Read more

Putin says Ukraine is headed for “tragedy”, Kramatorsk city prepares its defense

Ukraine raises flag on reclaimed Black Sea island UK Prime Minister and Staunch Ukraine Supporter Johnson Resigns Kramatorsk residents in Donetsk ready for Russian attack KYIV/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine, July 7 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the West of decades of aggression against Moscow and warned that if he wanted to try to … Read more

SAS Airline Files For US Bankruptcy Protection As Reason For Flight Strike

Airline Files for Chapter 11 in the United States The presentation comes after the pilots’ strike began on Monday Strike grounding roughly half of airline’s flights STOCKHOLM, July 5 (Reuters) – Scandinavian airline SAS (SAS.ST) filed for bankruptcy in the United States to help reduce debt, it said on Tuesday, warning that the pilots’ strike … Read more

4th of July rooftop shooter kills 6 in Chicago suburb of Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., July 4 (Reuters) – A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on families waving flags and children on bicycles in a July 4 parade on Monday, killing six and wounding more than 36 in Highland. , a suburb of Chicago. Park. The gunman climbed onto the roof of a business using a … Read more

Tens of thousands of Sydney residents ordered to evacuate as rains flood suburbs

An emergency team rescues two ponies from a flooded area in Milperra, Greater Sydney, Australia, on July 3, 2022 in this screenshot taken from video. NSW State Emergency Service/Handout via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record Third major flood this year for some Sydney suburbs 30,000 New South Wales residents … Read more

Russia Takes Control of Sakhalin Gas Project, Raises Bets with the West

Putin signed decree to secure all rights on Thursday Five-page decree follows tightening of Western sanctions The move increases the risks for Western companies still in Russia Shell was already in talks to sell its stake in Sakhalin TOKYO/LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with … Read more

China’s Xi: No reason to change Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ formula

HONG KONG, July 1 (Reuters) – There is no reason to change Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” governing formula, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on a rare visit to the world financial center after being sworn in. to the new city leader, John Lee, on Friday. Britain returned Hong Kong to Chinese rule on … Read more

S&P 500 closes the book on its steepest first-half decline since 1970

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record US May Consumer Spending Up Moderately; inflation stays hot Nasdaq records largest percentage drop in January-June Indices down: Dow 0.82%, S&P 0.88%, … Read more

Russia abandons Snake Island in a strategic victory for Ukraine

Kyiv, June 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces abandoned the strategic outpost of Snake Island in the Black Sea on Thursday, in a major victory for Ukraine that could loosen a Russian blockade on grain exports that threatens to worsen the Hunger in the world. Russia’s Defense Ministry said it had decided to withdraw from the … Read more

Russian missiles rain down on Ukraine as the West promises lasting support

The battle for Lysychask continues You could be next, Zelenskiy tells NATO leaders Mykolaiv attack is a sign of an intensified Russian offensive NATO says more weapons are in preparation Kyiv, June 29 (Reuters) – Russian forces attacked targets in southern Ukraine’s Mykolaiv region on Wednesday and intensified strikes on front lines across the country … Read more