Putin plans to announce the annexation of the seized Ukrainian lands on Friday

Putin will sign the annexation papers on Friday He may attend the Red Square victory ceremony Ukraine and the West say the annexation is an illegal move EU sanctions the United States to follow Ukraine threatens Russian gains on the battlefield LONDON (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will sign official documents on Friday declaring Russia’s … Read more

Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network outage

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN (Reuters) – Cell phones would be unimaginable in Europe this winter if blackouts or power rationing disrupted parts of mobile phone networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the chances of an … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more

Morning show: Eye of the Storm

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. With Hurricane Ian erupting with its sights set on Cuba and Florida, a global financial storm in the bond and currency markets has subsided moderately – although likely only temporarily. … Read more

Morning show: Uneasy cable | Reuters

US dollar banknotes are shown in this illustrative photo taken on June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. Britain’s gamble to stimulate growth through unfunded tax cuts to increase inflation has turned … Read more

Putin says Xi has concerns about Ukraine, praises China’s stance

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Shi is on her first flight since the COVID pandemic Putin praised Xi for Ukraine’s “balanced” stance Putin rebukes US over ‘provocations’ in Taiwan Xi and Putin discuss Ukraine and Taiwan SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan (September 15) (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more

Sweden’s right-wing opposition advances in elections

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat Prime Minister Anderson faces right-wing opposition Kristerson’s moderate alliance with the Swedish Democrats Campaigns focus on crime and the cost of living crisis Polls close at 1800 GMT, and preliminary results are scheduled for Wednesday STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s right-wing bloc has made … Read more

Ukrainian troops arrive at a railway hub, with breakout threatening to turn into defeat

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukrainian hack is the fastest in months Thousands of Russian troops face potential encirclement Kyiv/HRAKOV, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian officials released images on Saturday showing soldiers raising the country’s flag over the main railway city that supplied Russian forces in northeastern Ukraine, as the collapse … Read more