Burned ammunition falls on the Ukrainian steel plant, the video shows

Burned ammunition falls on the Ukrainian steel plant, the video shows

LONDON, May 15 (Reuters) – White ammunition burning brightly was shown falling on the Azovstal steel plant in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, which, according to a British military expert, resembled either an attack with phosphorus or incendiary weapons. Reuters could not immediately identify the type of ammunition used, even when the footage was … Read more

The front lines are moving in Donbas while Ukraine is going on a counter-offensive

The front lines are moving in Donbas while Ukraine is going on a counter-offensive

Russian forces are advancing in Donbas – the Ukrainian army Ukraine says it is on the offensive near Izium The Finnish president confirmed his candidacy for NATO membership The Russian campaign in Donbas has lost momentum – the British army RUSSIA LOZOVA, Ukraine, May 15 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s front lines shifted on Sunday as Russia … Read more

Russia is creating new partnerships in the face of the West’s “total hybrid war,” Lavrov said

Russia is creating new partnerships in the face of the West’s “total hybrid war,” Lavrov said

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov talks to the media during a meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 13, 2022. Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com To register Lavrov says sanctions show no … Read more

Putin tells Finland that replacing neutrality with NATO is a mistake

Putin tells Finland that replacing neutrality with NATO is a mistake

May 14 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinist√∂ on Saturday that leaving neutrality and joining NATO would be a mistake that could damage relations between their two countries, the Kremlin said. The two countries said their presidents spoke by phone two days after Finland said it intended to join … Read more

Exclusive: Turkey ‘does not close the door’ to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, says Erdogan’s adviser

Exclusive: Turkey ‘does not close the door’ to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, says Erdogan’s adviser

Finland wants to join NATO Sweden is expected to follow suit in its bid to join the alliance Turkey wants its security concerns addressed ISTANBUL, May 14 (Reuters) – Turkey has not closed its doors to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, but wants to negotiate with Nordic countries and crack down on what it considers … Read more

The newly elected ruler of the UAE sees Iran and Islamists as a threat to a safe haven in the Gulf

The newly elected ruler of the UAE sees Iran and Islamists as a threat to a safe haven in the Gulf

De facto ruler elected president after his brother’s death MbZ has forged a new axis with Israel against Iran, the Islamists Perhaps the “smartest” ruler of the Gulf, Obama wrote DUBAI, May 14 (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was officially elected president on Saturday, spearheaded a reshuffle in … Read more

The G7 supports greater aid, weapons to Ukraine in a sign of unity against Russia

The G7 supports greater aid, weapons to Ukraine in a sign of unity against Russia

Ukraine and Moldova attend the annual meeting of G7 foreign ministers Borel from the EU announces an additional 500 million euros of military support Concerns that the war could spread to Moldova WEISENHAUS, Germany, May 13 (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from the G7-rich group backed additional aid and weapons to Ukraine at a meeting Friday … Read more

Ukraine is collecting Russian dead while the war is raging on several fronts

Ukraine is collecting Russian dead while the war is raging on several fronts

Hundreds of Russians killed in the war were brought to the train station Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine: war “enters a new, long phase” Ukrainian military photos show the failed crossing of the Russian river Kiev says it is negotiating the evacuation of the wounded in Mariupol KIEV, May 14 (Reuters) – The bodies of … Read more

Australia says the presence of a Chinese spy ship off the west coast is “worrying”

Australia says the presence of a Chinese spy ship off the west coast is “worrying”

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence ship has been tracked off the west coast of Australia within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive defense facility, Australia said on Friday, raising concerns amid China’s election campaign in the region. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the ship of the Chinese navy was not in … Read more

With China in focus, Biden is committed to $ 150 million to ASEAN leaders

With China in focus, Biden is committed to $ 150 million to ASEAN leaders

WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden opened a gathering of Southeast Asian leaders by promising to spend $ 150 million on their infrastructure, security, pandemic preparedness and other efforts to counter rival China’s influence. Biden kicked off a two-day summit with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Washington on … Read more