Dozens missing after 18 killed in Russian missile attack on shopping mall

Moscow says a fire in a mall was caused by a raid on an arms depot 36 people missing after attack far from the front line “I flew on my head first, shrapnel hit my body,” says one survivor. Ukraine announces separate missile attack in Dnipro The G7 countries announced their goal in setting the … Read more

Oil prices rise amid G7 talks on new Russian sanctions

Crude oil storage tanks at Kinder Morgan Terminal in Sherwood Park, near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 14, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Hellgren Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday in a volatile session as investors awaited any moves against Russia’s oil and gas exports that might … Read more

US meets with refineries on high pump prices; No plan yet – sources

US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has expressed interest in a possible lifting of smog-fighting gasoline rules to combat high pump prices and backed away from a plan to ban fuel exports during a wide-ranging meeting with refiners, two industry sources said. Thursday. With tensions rising between US President Joe Biden and Big Oil, the two … Read more

Russians advance and Zelensky expects escalation as EU prepares to welcome Ukraine

EU takes decision on Ukraine’s membership bid Zelensky says the battle for Donbass will intensify Sievierodonetsk city center of Russian attacks NATO’s Stoltenberg says the war could go on for years Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces seized riverside territory along the frontline in eastern Ukraine on Monday and President Volodymyr Zelensky predicted Moscow would step … Read more

Russia asks Ukraine to lay down arms in the Battle of Severodonetsk

Severodonetsk city center to fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds are trapped at the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk NATO defense ministers are scheduled to discuss military aid to Ukraine Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in the besieged city of Severodonetsk to lay down their weapons early on … Read more

There is no way out for the Ukrainians in the besieged city as Russian forces destroy the last bridge

Destroyed the last bridge to Sievierodonetsk-governor Ukraine seeks to acquire howitzers, tanks and drones from the West Russia stated that it destroyed some American and European weapons Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces have blocked all roads to evacuate citizens from the eastern city of Severodonetsk by destroying the last bridge linking it to a Ukrainian … Read more

Amid fierce fighting, Russian troops cut off the last escape route from Severodonetsk

Sievierodonetsk in the center of the Battle of Donbass District governor says Russian forces control most of the city Hundreds of civilians are sheltering in a chemical factory Ukraine appeals to Western countries to get more heavy weapons The bombing causes crop fires as the weather warms Kyiv/Bakhmut, Ukraine, June 13 (Reuters) – Russian forces … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

Ukraine says it still controls the Severodonetsk plant, which houses hundreds of people

Russia targets Sievierodonetsk in eastern advance The governor said that the bombing causes a fire after the oil spill in a chemical factory Ukraine urges West to deliver more heavy weapons quickly War prevents vital Ukrainian grain exports from the Black Sea Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine still controls the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk, where … Read more